How to meet your patients’ communication preferences and improve your bottom line
In this HFMA executive roundtable, seven health system leaders share their efforts to effectively engage patients and the lessons they have learned along the way.
Professional Credit eases the collections process for both staff and healthcare consumers
Debt collections are often the last communication touch point a patient has, and health systems should ensure their business partner is representing the organization in the best possible manner. See how one company eases the collections process for staff and consumers.
Hospitals have options for effectively managing complicated reimbursements
How can health systems and patients both win when it comes to payment? Read this article to learn how hospitals can maximize collections and get paid for provided services on top of how patients can identify source of payment that is not out of pocket.
2023 Board of Directors Election
Marc B. Scher, FHFMA, CPA Marc is the Partner in charge of KPMG’s US and Global Audit Healthcare practice. Marc has worked with a wide range of major health systems, long-term care providers, hospitals, biotech companies, payers, purchasing cooperatives and research organizations. With more than 30 years’ experience in the healthcare sector, Marc’s areas of…
International member spotlight: Syed Mairajuddin Shah leveraged healthcare finance skills to enhance his operational leadership
Syed Mairajuddin Shah, MBBS, MCPS, MBA, CHFP, recently spoke with Betty Hintch, HFMA project manager and international enewsletter editor, about his work in healthcare quality and how he is using his recently attained HFMA certifications to further his goals. Shah is chief operating officer for the four secondary hospitals at Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi,…
2023 Change and Strategy Research Report
HFMA, with sponsorship from Guidehouse, surveyed 182 health system CFOs, CEOs, and other executives to understand how staffing and patient volumes are expected to change in 2023, and how various market factors may be influencing strategy and goals.
How to use analytics and automation to build an intelligent A/R strategy
Health systems seeking to improve their accounts receivable function are turning to machine learning and AI to streamline patient interactions in ways that benefit the organizations and their patients. Read the challenges and benefits of using automation health system executives discuss in this roundtable.
4 tips for simplifying prior authorizations
Healthcare spending in the U.S. has reached what many consider to be unsustainable levels. While spending in other developed nations averaged 8.8% of GDP in 2019, it was nearly double that in the U.S. at 16.8%. One of the major contributors to this spending is administrative waste, which accounts for up to 30% of our…
HFMA Launches New Website
On Jan. 5, HFMA was pleased to launch a completely revamped website experience for our members. For an overview of what’s new at hfma.org, watch this short video.
How healthcare organizations are navigating the era of price transparency
In this roundtable, healthcare leaders from across the nation discuss how their health systems are navigating regulations around price transparency, common challenges and the effect on their organizations.