Eric C. Reese, PhD

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Eric C. Reese, PhD

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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.

Array February 22, 2021

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.

Array January 25, 2021

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.

Array January 22, 2021

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.

Array January 22, 2021

How The Johns Hopkins Hospital uses financial, operational and clinical collaboration to achieve cost savings

Using a framework for managing financial performance improvement across its enterprise that involved collaboration among finance, operations and clinicians, The Johns Hopkins Hospital was able to create many opportunities for costs savings and long-term financial success.

Array January 22, 2021

Climate Change: Could it give rise to the next viral disease outbreak?

Health systems should continue to be be cognizant of the potential risks they face from global warming, which include not only more violent and frequent storms but also increased vulnerability within their areas to mosquito-borne diseases.

Array December 18, 2020

The healthcare value imperative: All eyes on North Carolina’s move to value-based payment

Hospitals and health systems nationwide can benefit from the insights of North Carolina health system executive whose organizations are leading the way in the state’s transition to value-based payment.

Array December 18, 2020

Hospitals and health systems remain optimistic, overall, about APMs

An August HFMA survey, sponsored by GHX, found that, overall, hospitals and health systems are optimistic about seeing improvements in coordination and collaboration with partners in risk-based payment models over the next five years. The findings suggest organizations are moving ahead unabated in their value-based payment strategies.

Array November 24, 2020

New data analytics hold the key to promoting consumerism in healthcare

Panelists at HFMA’s Digital Annual Conference in August explored how recent advances in data analytics are helping to improve the patient experience of care and advance consumerism in healthcare.

Array August 13, 2020

Healthcare finance leaders share their responses to the COVID-19 crisis

Healthcare finance executive across the nation shared a wide variety of perspectives and experiences regarding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their organizations and on themselves as leaders.

Array August 4, 2020