Erika Grotto

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Erika Grotto

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Certifications create opportunities at WVU Medicine

HFMA’s Enterprise membership provides organizations with the tools they need to advance their staff and improve performance.

Array August 1, 2019

First, last and only: Seizing the opportunity for patient financial conversations

Eric Foust of IntegraConnect and Chris Watanabe, a former executive at the Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority, talk about the particular challenges of collecting patient information during an ambulance transport. Then, in a sponsored segment by CareCredit, senior vice president Tuck Ross will talk about the behavior and treatment of patients as consumers.

Array July 19, 2019

Master disaster: Preparedness tips from FEMA and HHS

Melissa Harvey of the National Healthcare Preparedness Program and Charles Reneau of the Center for Domestic Preparedness discuss how hospitals can better prepare for natural and man-made disasters, plus a special appearance from amateur weatherman Frankie MacDonald.

Array July 19, 2019

Introducing the ‘Cup of Joe’ podcast

From the team that brings you Voices in Healthcare Finance comes Cup of Joe, a new podcast featuring conversations between HFMA's President and CEO, Joe Fifer, and key industry thought leaders. In today’s preview episode, Joe talks with Gail Wilensky, an economist and senior fellow at Project HOPE who served as a senior adviser to President George H.W. Bush.

Array July 19, 2019

Lessons in women’s leadership

Women from a panel discussion at HFMA's Annual Conference talk about their leadership experiences.

Array July 19, 2019

Solid written policy and agility are key to preparing for disaster

Former hospital CFO Ed Tucker shares a disaster preparedness budget model he created after Hurricane Katrina.

Array July 3, 2019

Shall we play a game?

Computer hackers have been around almost as long as computers themselves, but the risks to healthcare organizations are growing. On today's episode, we explore cybersecurity in hospitals and health systems--what information hackers want, what to do after a breach occurs, and how to avoid one in the first place.

Array July 3, 2019

Driving change with analytics

Caroline Gay and Ray Ready from Florida's Lakeland Regional Health talk about common analytics traps. Also: The latest from Washington and five features of HFMA's all-new all-inclusive membership.

Array July 2, 2019

CVS, Virtual Platforms, and How Millennials are Disrupting the Industry

Chad Mulvany, HFMA's director of healthcare finance policy, perspectives and analysis, shares insights on technological developments that are disrupting the industry.

Array July 2, 2019

Reinventing healthcare: The future in a technology-driven system

HFMA President and CEO Joe Fifer discusses the Association's recently submitted letter in response to ONC's request for input on price transparency initiatives.

Array May 30, 2019