Dear HFMA San Diego-Imperial Chapter Members,
It is with great enthusiasm and gratitude that I address you as your incoming president. As we navigate through this unprecedented time, I am inspired by the resilience and dedication of our members, and I am honored to be a part of such a dynamic and impactful chapter.
I want to take a moment to express my deepest appreciation to our business partners, whose unwavering support has made it possible for us to achieve remarkable success. It is through their commitment and collaboration that we have been able to grow to provide invaluable insights and opportunities for professional development.
Speaking of success, I am delighted to share that our chapter has seen tremendous growth in membership, a testament to the value we bring to our members’ lives and careers. We have continued to deliver innovative programs and events, and our efforts have not gone unnoticed. Our chapter has received recognition for our achievements, including the prestigious Success Award for Innovation in 2021, which honors HFMA chapters that demonstrate excellence in delivering educational programs and activities.
Today, we stand at a critical juncture in the healthcare financial management industry. The challenges we face in improving healthcare access, ensuring compliance, driving cost effectiveness, and enhancing overall performance require action. We cannot dwell on missed opportunities from the past. Instead, we must seize this moment and act.
I am reminded of a profound Chinese proverb: “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second-best time is now.” This timeless wisdom resonates deeply with our theme for the year. In the context of our industry and the challenges we face today: if we want success and growth in the future, the best time to act is now, and so the theme for this year is “It is Our Time to Shine”
It is our collective responsibility to plant the seeds of change today, so that we can reap a brighter future for all. We have the power to shape the healthcare landscape, to transform it into one that prioritizes patient care, fosters innovation, and promotes financial sustainability.
Each and every one of us has a role to play in this journey. Our local chapter is a vibrant community representing a diverse range of hospitals and healthcare organizations in the region. We have a plethora of resources, best in class education and insights at your fingertips. By actively engaging with fellow members, we create a supportive network that fosters collaboration, knowledge sharing, and innovation. Together, we have a remarkable track record for pushing boundaries and finding innovative solutions to the complex challenges we face.
As members of HFMA, “It is Our Time to Shine” —-to leverage our talents and make a meaningful impact. Your involvement in our chapter will not only contribute to your own professional growth but also strengthen our collective ability to drive positive change in healthcare financial management.
This journey will require dedication, resilience, and a willingness to adapt. However, I have full confidence in the exceptional individuals that comprise our chapter.
I invite each of you to join me in planting the seeds of transformation today. “It is Our Time to Shine”, to ignite a positive revolution in healthcare financial management.
Get involved, volunteer your time and expertise, and make a difference in our community and the industry. Let us continue to build meaningful connections, inspire one another, and create opportunities for growth and success.
Together, we can make a lasting impact that will benefit generations to come.
Together, we possess the power to effect change and create a brighter future.
Together, we can accomplish anything. I am honored to serve as your president, and I look forward to working alongside each and every one of you.
With unwavering determination,
2023-24 President, HFMA San Diego-Imperial Chapter
HFMA San Diego-Imperial Chapter – We Want to hear your thoughts!
Membership Insight Survey
- The HFMA San Diego- Imperial Chapter Membership Insight Survey is intended to draw upon the chapter’s greatest strength – its membership
- Our collective insight and wisdom will help us create an excellent educational experience for all of you
- Please share your insights and ideas to help shape our 2023-2024 educational offerings
- Survey link: https://cvent.me/zyG8Yz