Podcast

Healthcare disruptors like Amazon get good patient reviews, but questions about quality abound

The podcast news team tackles the topic of quality when disruptors enter the healthcare space. Join Senior Editor Nick Hut and Policy Director Shawn Stack for a hard look at issues of safety and best practices when customer convenience reigns supreme.

Erika Grotto September 28, 2022

What identification of victims of TWA Flight 800 taught the healthcare industry about medical records

Beth Friedman, a senior partner at FINN Partners, shares the story of her experience helping identify the 230 victims of the TWA Flight 800 crash in 1996 via medical and dental records.

Erika Grotto September 13, 2022

The cost effectiveness of palliative care in a fee-for-service or value setting

HFMA President and CEO Joe Fifer interviews Brynn Bowman, CEO of the Center to Advance Palliative Care.

Erika Grotto September 7, 2022

Ensuring your patients and staff are prepared for the next disaster

Ali Hochreiter and Lauren Knieser from Audacious Inquiry, a PointClickCare company, discuss disaster preparedness for patients outside hospital walls.

Erika Grotto August 31, 2022

How avoiding an awkward waiting room conversation can contribute to better health among transgender people

The cover story in the Winter 2020 issue of hfm magazine focused on the issue of deferred care during the pandemic. But deferring or avoiding healthcare is not a purely pandemic problem. Transgender patients are just one group that routinely avoids going to the doctor because they fear discrimination by the healthcare system. On this episode, Rodrigo Heng-Lehtinen, executive director of the National Center for Transgender Equality, discusses how healthcare organizations can help transgender patients overcome barriers to care.

Erika Grotto August 26, 2022

The five essential people on every patient’s cancer care team (and why a financial advocate should be one of them)

Jada Desmairis of Baker Newman Noyes discusses the importance of a cohesive care team for patients with cancer.

Erika Grotto August 17, 2022

Above and beyond in the Mile High City: Insights about the future of healthcare from HFMA’s 2022 Annual Conference

In this special early-release episode, Brad Dennison, HFMA's director of content strategy, interviews Jim Jacobson and John Becker of Vizient; and Chad Mulvany, vice president of federal policy at the California Hospital Association discusses surprise billing.

Erika Grotto August 11, 2022

Cost effectiveness of health and the urgent case for value: More insights from HFMA’s 2022 Annual Conference

Kal Wahab, a director at Nordic Global and a speaker at HFMA's Annual Conference pre-conference, discusses the cost effectiveness of health and why healthcare organizations should assess their readiness for value.

Erika Grotto August 4, 2022

Wes Wheeler of UPS Healthcare talks about the future of cold chain supply chain

The number of pharmaceuticals derived from organic material (i.e., human, animal and plant cells) and requiring special handling, are increasing. On a recent episode of HFMA’s “Voices in Healthcare Finance” podcast, Wes Wheeler, president of UPS Healthcare, discussed how the industry should adapt to the need for an improved cold chain.

Erika Grotto July 19, 2022

Using the systems thinking approach to tackle the complex issues of health equity and DEI

Denese Neu discusses how the systems thinking approach can help healthcare organizations organize their health equity and DEI strategies.

Erika Grotto June 23, 2022
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