Erika Grotto

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Erika Grotto

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November policy roundup with Nick Hut and Shawn Stack

Senior Editor Nick Hut and HFMA Policy Director Shawn Stack discuss the latest in healthcare finance news.

Erika Grotto November 6, 2023

Healthcare Blame Game: Bigger may prove to be better in healthcare, despite critics’ take

Brad talks with Susan Dentzer, president and CEO of America’s Physician Groups, about why healthcare consolidation is more nuanced than critics understand.

Erika Grotto November 6, 2023

Humans are essential to your AI strategy

Arun Shastri of ZS discusses uses for AI in healthcare as well as the limitations of technology when a human isn't involved.

Erika Grotto October 25, 2023

The best care starts with the patient

Rami Karjian and Pippa Shulman from Medically Home discuss why higher payment and lower length of stay isn't always the best benchmark.

Erika Grotto October 10, 2023

It starts with mental health: How caring for transgender youth makes for healthier adults

Rodrigo Heng-Lehtinen, executive director for the National Center for Transgender Equality, returns to the podcast to discuss the misconceptions around transition-related care for young people.

Erika Grotto October 2, 2023

The intersection of quality and finance, with Rick Gundling and Stephanie Mercado

HFMA's Rick Gundling and Stephanie Mercado from the National Association for Healthcare Quality discuss how all entities within a healthcare organization can work for better quality.

Erika Grotto September 11, 2023

The future of healthcare transparency, with Nick Hut and Andrew Donahue

HFMA Senior Editor Nick Hut and HFMA Policy Director Andrew Donohue discuss legislative action that could affect transparency efforts in healthcare.

Erika Grotto August 31, 2023

Fighting for systemic change by putting the patient first

Rami Karjian and Raphael Rakowski of Medically Home discuss emphasizing patients over all else in healthcare, and Julie Lambert and Lori Zindl from Inovalon talk about an RCM survey.

Erika Grotto August 14, 2023

Dr. Ronald Hirsch of R1 RCM discusses new Alzheimer’s drug Leqembi with HFMA’s Nick Hut

Dr. Ronald Hirsch of R1RCM discusses considerations around a new Alzheimer's drug with Senior Editor Nick Hut.

Erika Grotto August 2, 2023

Some of the best from HFMA’s Annual Conference in Nashville

Revisiting your investment strategy with Lisa Schneider of Russell Investments and PayMedix CEO Tom Policelli discusses why payment is so confusing for patients.

Erika Grotto July 17, 2023