Chicago — August 13, 2013 – Today, the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) announced this year’s winners of the MAP Award for Performance Improvement in Revenue Cycle. 

The MAP Award for Performance Improvement recognizes healthcare organizations that demonstrate measurable improvement in MAP Keys – key performance indicators that set the standard for revenue cycle excellence in the healthcare industry. This year's winners of the Performance Improvement Award have shown how their targeted improvement initiatives have improved financial performance. 

Joseph J. Fifer, FHFMA, CPA, HFMA President and CEO, said, “Winners of the MAP Award for Performance Improvement have demonstrated that they can do whatever it takes to move their revenue cycle metrics. Their commitment and hard work are an inspiration to others."

John Midolo, Vice President, Revenue Cycle, Rochester General Health System and winner of the award, added, “We’re delighted to have been chosen as a recipient of the 2013 MAP Award for Performance Improvement in Revenue Cycle. Improving our financial performance took the efforts of our revenue cycle staff organization-wide and I commend their hard work. We look forward to sharing our performance improvement initiatives with others at MAP Event so they can generate real results that improve performance in their organizations.”

The winners of the 2013 MAP Award for Performance Improvement are:

  • Blessing Hospital; Quincy, IL
  • Columbia Basin Health Association; Othello, WA
  • Copper Queen Community Hospital; Bisbee, AZ
  • Norwalk Hospital; Norwalk, CT
  • Rochester General Health System; Rochester, NY
  • Sisters of Charity Providence Hospitals, Columbia, SC

The award recipients will be honored during a special presentation at HFMA's MAP Event, October 27-29, 2013 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The MAP Award for Performance Improvement in Revenue Cycle is sponsored by Parallon Business Solutions.

About HFMA

The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) provides the resources healthcare organizations need to achieve sound fiscal health in order to provide excellent patient care. With more than 40,000 members, HFMA is the nation's leading membership organization of healthcare finance executives and leaders. HFMA helps its members achieve results by providing education, analysis, and guidance, and creating practical tools and solutions that optimize financial management. The organization is a respected and innovative thought leader on top trends and challenges facing the healthcare finance industry. From addressing capital access to improved patient care to technology advancement, HFMA is the indispensable resource for healthcare finance.

HFMA Contact

Scott Kenemore
Healthcare Financial Management Association
(708) 492-3389

Publication Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2013