Erika Grotto

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Erika Grotto

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Vaccine, vaccine, vaccine, vaccine: How Sanford Health System is communicating with patients about getting their shots

Matt Hocks from Sanford Health System describes his organization’s strategy for communicating with patients about the vaccination plan. Ken Baxter from Children’s Hospital of Orange County discusses the revenue cycle challenges of the pandemic. This episode was sponsored by Cerner.

Erika Grotto April 1, 2021

Metropolitan New York Chapter holds free educational event around personal branding

A plan foiled by COVID-19 became an educational opportunity for the Metropolitan New York Chapter in late 2020.

Erika Grotto March 30, 2021

Ronald Kintz retires, takes role teaching at University of Miami

HFMA member Ronald J. Kintz retires and now teaches part-time at the University of Miami; we remember two members who died in 2020. Other members take on new jobs.

Erika Grotto March 29, 2021

“Every one of us can make a change.” Dr. Zeev Neuwirth discusses how every stakeholder can improve the industry.

HFMA President and CEO Joe Fifer interviews Dr. Zeev Neuwirth about the dangers of fee-for-service and how every stakeholder has a responsibility to move the industry forward.

Erika Grotto March 25, 2021

“You are never off the record on social media.” hfm Leadership columnist Jill Geisler discusses the do’s and don’ts.

Social media can be tricky to navigate. Today, we're talking with Jill Geisler about how to use your social channels for good, and what to consider before you post. Read Jill's latest Leadership column in hfm magazine for more of her thoughts about working smarter.

Erika Grotto March 10, 2021

“I’m not strong enough. That’s why I’m feeling this way.” Taking care of your mental health when you hit the pandemic wall.

Mental health is a tough issue during the best of times, but the additional stress and trauma of living through a pandemic can present new issues and exacerbate existing ones. This week, Ranga Krishnan, professor of psychiatry and the CEO of Rush University System for Health, discusses why attention to mental health is crucial now, and always. If you are having suicidal thoughts, resources are available. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is toll free and available 24/7. That number is (800) 275-8255. If you’re in a domestic abuse situation, you can receive confidential support from the National Domestic Violence Hotline, also toll free and available 24/7. Their number is (800) 799-SAFE (7233).

Erika Grotto March 10, 2021

An organization’s consumer strategy must change with the times

Telemedicine and teleworking are up, employment is down, and healthcare leaders are working to balance it all.

Erika Grotto March 1, 2021

HFMA member Paola Turchi continues to give back to her community with mask outreach project

Paola Turchi has sewn close to 500 masks for community members.

Erika Grotto February 26, 2021

The Central Ohio Chapter creates a ‘river’ of donations through sock drive

A virtual fundraiser in HFMA’s Central Ohio Chapter turned into more than a one-off event.

Erika Grotto February 26, 2021

“Data represents people.” Why remote workers need to be more vigilant than ever about protecting personal information.

Kevin Coppins, president at CEO of Spirion, discusses how to keep data safe when working remotely. Also, five keys to look for when selecting an A/P finance solution for supplier payments from sponsor GHX ePay.

Erika Grotto January 29, 2021