Eric C. Reese, PhD
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Eric C. Reese, PhD
HFMA’s formative years: An evolution in chapters
HFMA remembers two of its founding fathers, and the beginning of it's Chapters.
Risk contracting: Outlook and success factors for hospitals and health systems
An December 2020 HFMA survey, sponsored by GHX, found high levels of optimism, overall regarding the future of value-based payment.
Implications of the HFMA-GHX study of risk-based contracting
In this article discussing implications of the findings of a December 2020 HFMA study, sponsored by GHX, healthcare leaders share their perspectives on key factors contributing to their organizations' success under value-based contracts.
Healthcare M&A: Are you prepared for the pitfalls?
Leaders of hospitals and health systems whose organizations are embarking on a merger or acquisition should be prepared to avoid the many potential pitfalls associated with such an strategic venture.
Before pursuing a healthcare merger, you need to understand the process
The drivers of today’s mergers and acquisitions differ significantly from what was driving M&A activity 20 years ago, says Anu Singh, managing director with Kaufman, Hall & Associates LLC. Read Singh’s insights into the key factors that will determine the M&A success in the post-COVID-19 world.
Health system leaders share top approaches for success under value-based payment
Three health system executives discuss the key factors that have contributed to their organizations’ long-standing success with value-based payment models.
A dream becomes a reality
HFMA was launched in 1946 as the American Association of Hospital Accountants, and the first issue of what was to become hfm magazine came a year later.
COVID-19 magnifies impact of SDOH on U.S. healthcare system
Population health management expert Jenifer Leaf Jaeger, MD, MPH, examines why the COVID-19 pandemic has made it more critical than ever for the U.S. providers to address the needs of people whose health and well-being are compromised by social determinants of health.
Why the internal audit function serves as a bulwark against risk for healthcare organizations
Internal audit is a risk-management function that becomes increasingly important for hospitals and health systems in times of crisis, such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
How Spectrum Health built an effective work-from-home policy
Responding to workplace challenges posed by the COVID-19, Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, Mich., transformed its work-from-home policy approach into one that worked for all aspects of the revenue cycle — back, middle and front end — while establishing metrics to monitor and measure productivity and quality.