Eric C. Reese, PhD

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Eric C. Reese, PhD

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Cost Effectiveness of Health Report, November 2022

Sponsored by Kaufman Hall This issue of HFMA’s Cost Effectiveness of Health Report, sponsored by Kaufman, Hall &  Associates, LLC, includes insight into what’s driving U.S. health systems’ increasing adoption of programs for delivering acute hospital car in patients’ homes, with new guidance for organizations considering such a strategy. Martin Bluth provides a physician’s perspective on what’s needed…

Eric C. Reese, PhD December 1, 2022

Healthcare’s cybersecurity stakes reach alarming levels

The threats to U.S. healthcare organizations from cyberattacks were already on the rise before COVID-19. But they have grown dramatically as a result of the pandemic. Major contributors to rising risk were the rush to respond to the need for telemedicine services and the shift of many staff to remote workplaces. “Hospitals had to stand…

Eric C. Reese, PhD November 7, 2022

Telehealth is primed for growth despite post-lockdown fade

If our nation is to achieve true cost effectiveness of health, virtual healthcare must play a pivotal role. Here, two health system leaders share lessons learned from their efforts to develop effective telehealth programs as a key component in their long-term value-focused care strategies, and two thought leaders weigh in on keys to telehealth success.

Eric C. Reese, PhD October 14, 2022

CFO transition: Jeff Limbocker succeeds William Woeltjen at Sarasota Memorial

Jeff Limbocker succeeds William Woeltjen as CFO of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, and Liz Sweeney joins the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board.

Eric C. Reese, PhD September 29, 2022

How healthy food incentives can help solve our nation’s problem with unhealthy eating

To help patients dealing with a lack of access to healthy foods, providers should consider partnering with an organization that can help them provide these patients with the means for purchasing healthy food using technology such as swipe cards or mobile e-vouchers, The ability to track such purchases can allow a provider to more effectively work with these patients to address dietary issues, says Sam Jonas of Snap2Save, a developer of this approach.

Eric C. Reese, PhD September 23, 2022

Innovation is a common theme among hfm’s 2021-22 Best Article Award winners

HFMA recognizes articles published in hfm as the fiscal year 2021-22 winners of the Helen Yerger/L. Vann Seawell Best Article Award for outstanding editorial achievement.

Eric C. Reese, PhD August 31, 2022

Bruce Haupt: How the revenue cycle can help patients make healthy choices

The revenue cycle should be designed to give patients choices that help make healthcare more affordable for them, says Bruce Haupt, president and CEO of ClearBalance Healthcare. By clearly communicating those choices, organizations can promote improved health by encouraging patients to seek care they might otherwise have deferred.

Eric C. Reese, PhD August 31, 2022

Improved access and quality of care are keys to solving the nation’s mental illness crisis

If we are to meaningfully address our nation’s crisis in mental health, we need to start by treating mental illness the same way we treat physical ailments, says Thomas Young, MD, a Board-certified physician and long-time vocal advocate for improving mental health in the United States.

Eric C. Reese, PhD August 26, 2022

Information is key to improving health of Americans while reducing healthcare costs

U.S. hospitals, and the healthcare industry overall, must learn to apply data more proactively if we are to begin to make meaningfully progress toward addressing the financial and social challenges besetting our healthcare system, says Daniel Marino, managing partner of Lumina Health Partners.

Eric C. Reese, PhD July 21, 2022

Road to value begins with addressing social determinants of health

Lance Robertson, a former HHS leader, is encouraged by the federal response to the nation’s need to address problems such as health inequity, increased health risk and avoidable high costs for populations that are adversely affected by social determinants of health (SDoH). He sees addressing SDoH as a necessary preliminary step on the nation’s journey to achieving value in healthcare.

Eric C. Reese, PhD May 27, 2022