Erika Grotto

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Erika Grotto

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A “spicy” lame duck session for the 117th Congress and other things to expect after midterm elections

Friend of the podcast Chad Mulvany of the California Hospital Association joins HFMA Policy Director Andrew Donohue and Senior Editor Nick Hut in a discussion about what midterm elections could mean for healthcare.

Array December 19, 2022

A quick holiday week news update with Nick and Shawn

HFMA Senior Editor Nick Hut and HFMA Policy Director Shawn Stack dive into the latest healthcare finance headlines in this shortened episode for Thanksgiving Week.

Array December 19, 2022

Jonathan Fanning on creativity and the questions we should all be asking to innovate in the workplace

Jonathan Fanning, an author, entrepreneur and frequent speaker at HFMA Chapter and Region events, discusses how to overcome the barriers to creativity and innovation in healthcare. Mentioned in this episode: Inflation is squeezing hospital margins–what’s next?

Array December 19, 2022

If you want the solution to staffing challenges in healthcare, try asking your staff.

Workers' expectations have changed. Leadership in healthcare needs to change too. Julie Hamilton of Core Rising discusses how industry leaders can keep up with the times.

Array December 15, 2022

How a new structure in the C-suite can drive innovation

As the role of the CFO evolves, the interactions between C-suite leaders have likewise changed. Peyman Zand, a vice-president at CereCore, discusses how alignment in the C-suite is helping drive innovation.

Array October 12, 2022

Healthcare disruptors like Amazon get good patient reviews, but questions about quality abound

The podcast news team tackles the topic of quality when disruptors enter the healthcare space. Join Senior Editor Nick Hut and Policy Director Shawn Stack for a hard look at issues of safety and best practices when customer convenience reigns supreme.

Array September 28, 2022

What identification of victims of TWA Flight 800 taught the healthcare industry about medical records

Beth Friedman, a senior partner at FINN Partners, shares the story of her experience helping identify the 230 victims of the TWA Flight 800 crash in 1996 via medical and dental records.

Array September 13, 2022

The cost effectiveness of palliative care in a fee-for-service or value setting

HFMA President and CEO Joe Fifer interviews Brynn Bowman, CEO of the Center to Advance Palliative Care.

Array September 7, 2022

Ensuring your patients and staff are prepared for the next disaster

Ali Hochreiter and Lauren Knieser from Audacious Inquiry, a PointClickCare company, discuss disaster preparedness for patients outside hospital walls.

Array August 31, 2022

How avoiding an awkward waiting room conversation can contribute to better health among transgender people

The cover story in the Winter 2020 issue of hfm magazine focused on the issue of deferred care during the pandemic. But deferring or avoiding healthcare is not a purely pandemic problem. Transgender patients are just one group that routinely avoids going to the doctor because they fear discrimination by the healthcare system. On this episode, Rodrigo Heng-Lehtinen, executive director of the National Center for Transgender Equality, discusses how healthcare organizations can help transgender patients overcome barriers to care.

Array August 26, 2022