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This April 30 webinar covers several aspects of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act: auto-dialers, prior express consent, third-party debt collectors, and more.
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MAP App is a web-based application that helps organizations improve revenue cycle performance based on industry-standard metrics called MAP Keys.
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Improve your revenue cycle performance through standard metrics, peer comparison, and successful practices.
Guidelines on how to make it easier for consumers to get information about healthcare prices.
Help patients understand the cost of services they receive, their insurance coverage, and
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It’s always important to make sure difficult conversations happen in a private setting.
At a time when social media strategies have become a must-have for businesses large and small, knowing how to use social media to engage customers is critical.
Jennifer Marion, vice president of finance and CFO at the Franciscan Alliance, discusses key strategies the health system is pursuing to maintain its credit rating in a reform era.
The decisions CFOs make in the next 12 to 24 months will have a ripple effect that will go a long way in influencing how viable their organizations will be in 2015 and 2020.
Hospital leaders today need to engage in simultaneous modeling of all parameters and forecasts related to hospitals’ payment, volume, capital costs, and other variables.
Reforming Medicare payment through a private-public partnership would be a positive step for the future of the program.
Healthcare leaders who possess discernment and sound judgment are able to say "no" even when doing so is difficult or perhaps not politically correct.
Craig Richmond, vice president, revenue cycle, at the MetroHealth System, discusses his organization's strategy for revenue cycle improvement.
Leaders often need to hone their ability to listen and respond, as this story about a college professor illustrates.
HFMA incoming Chair Greg Adams discusses the need for healthcare finance professionals to believe in themselves, their colleagues, and their organizations.
R. Milton Johnson, president and CEO at HCA, discusses his role an example of how finance leaders are becoming increasingly involved in operations, strategic planning, and, most important, quality.
Attention to detail can be the difference between a positive outcome and a derailed initiative.
Healthcare finance professionals can make the most of career opportunities by recognizing what they can do today to improve quality, reduce cost, and help build a better healthcare system.
John Katsianis, CPA, CFO and vice president of finance at Christian Hospital, discusses the key role of finance in setting priorities and goals for quality improvement.
In health care, as in other industries, effective leaders are those who tackle challenges with an energy that is fueled and refueled by an enjoyment of challenge.
HFMA Chair Debora Kuchka-Craig relates some memorable experiences, and lessons in life, from a recent trip to Texas in which a snow storm caused a 16-hour flight delay.
In the early 20th century, healthcare industry began to evolve to a separation of business and clinical skills. Today, however, clinical leaders require both sets of skills.
It is good strategy, and stewardship, to identify and develop the individuals and teams in an organization with the greatest influence on the successful implementation of strategic plans.
CFOs can take steps to help their organizations align successfully and cost-effectively with physicians.
The value of HFMA goes beyond the great education and influential thought leadership, as important as they are.
Dennis Dahlen, senior vice president/CFO at Banner Health, discusses the “intense integration” strategy implemented at his organization to improve its finances and performance.
A mentoring protégé discusses his career-enhancing experience.
Three healthcare organizations show how they forged a common understanding between clinical and financial leaders for measurable performance improvement.
Incoming chair Debora Kuchka-Craig reflects on the ways healthcare finance professionals are stepping up to meet today's challenges.
Hospital financial executives will be even more important in the next decade than they have been in the last, says Ian Morrison, author, consultant, and futurist.
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