Data + Insights

Data + Insights

In today’s increasingly data-driven healthcare world, HFMA Data + Insights is a combination of HFMA-driven research, industry-developed key performance indicators, and third-party tools designed to improve results. Discover emerging strategies to advance your healthcare data analytics and solve your clinical and business challenges. Become an HFMA member to maximize your access to these tools. Explore Membership.

HFMA Resources

MAP Keys

MapKeys logo, analytics to track your organization’s revenue cycle performance

MAP Keys are publicly-available industry-standard metrics or KPIs used to track your organization’s revenue cycle performance using objective, consistent calculations. 

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MapApp logo, data from customizable peer groups and facilities to benchmark healthcare performance

HFMA’s web-based MAP App helped hospitals, health systems, and physician practices improve performance throughout the revenue cycle. Leverage data from customizable peer groups and facilities to benchmark performance and align goals with the industry’s best practices. 

MAP Award + Score Calculator

MapAward logo

Learn about the industry’s biggest revenue cycle recognition and use the score calculator to benchmark your performance against previous MAP Award winners.

Salary + Compensation Data

HFMA’s Compensation Report, based on 2021-2022 data outlined average compensation metrics from across a number of healthcare finance industry titles.  

Members only

HFMA Outlook Trends Surveys

Each quarter, HFMA surveys its members on important trends including net patient revenue, staffing, cost of care, and technology implementation. Over time, HFMA’s Outlook Survey offers a view into the future of healthcare finance to help you make more informed and relevant decisions.

Peer Review

Products, services, and ROI calculators that have been evaluated by qualified professionals like you for quality, technical support, customer service, and value—all things you look for as you make purchasing decisions. 

Health System Purchase Plans Report

Gain insights from this comprehensive study showcasing purchasing priorities from more than 300 health systems. Free download with sample insights.

An Essential Resource for Finance Planning

HFMA and the AHA teamed up on the 2023 edition of Estimated Useful Lives of Depreciable Hospital Assets which helps estimate the productive period of assets, execute a capital planning process, track assets, and eliminate risk.

Maturity Models

Consumerism Maturity Model

Use the consumer maturity calculator to learn whether your organization’s consumer maturity level is consumer-centric, emerging, initiating, or undeveloped.  

HFMA + FinThrive RCM Technology Adoption Model

The industry’s first Revenue Cycle Management Technology Adoption Model (RCMTAM).

Third-Party Resources

HFMA validates third-party data through a group of industry experts to ensure that data is both meaningful and actionable. Compare your data to industry benchmarks and KPIs to determine areas of opportunity. All third-party partners offer consulting and other services allowing you to reduce stress on internal resources while achieving positive outcomes.

GuideIQ, powered by Guidehouse, is a market intelligence tool that helps leaders visualize and compare market position, pinpoint at-risk revenue streams and optimize growth.

Provider Members Only

Turquoise Health helps provider organizations gain a competitive edge through leveraging price transparency data. 

Provider Members Only

Equity Quotient helps healthcare leaders navigate health equity compliance mandates, reporting requirements, and provides an organized perspective on major health equity considerations.

Provider Members Only

All HFMA third-party Data + Insights tools must meet certain criteria. Some of the areas evaluated include:

  • Does the data tool add value to the health systems and their customers?
  • Is there strong customer service provided?
  • Is the data tool based on practical industry knowledge and proven experience?
  • Does the data tool have a solid reputation and standing?
  • Is the data tool compliable with HFMA brand and values statements?
  • Consistent market performance and other pertinent considerations may be used in determinations

HFMA works with third-party partners to validate their data and provide the data made available from the partner as a benefit of HFMA membership. Should a member decide to engage with the partner in a paid project or engagement, HFMA earns an affiliate commission.

How is data analytics changing the healthcare industry? Get up-to-date tools and resources to help your organization uncover vital insights, predict trends, and establish a best-practice approach to increasing value and facilitating informed decision-making.