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Finance and IT Collaboration Survey Report
HFMA, with sponsorship by CereCore, surveyed 238 healthcare CFOs and finance executives to understand what healthcare finance professionals expect from their IT colleagues, how they currently collaborate and what improvements can be made.
Accounting and Financial Reporting
Keep up with the latest accounting and financial reporting trends and related subtopics of auditing and internal controls, bad debt, FASB and GASB, budgeting, cost of care, and more.
Cost Reduction Program Summary Report
HFMA, with sponsorship from Strata Decision Technology, surveyed 185 healthcare finance, accounting and revenue cycle executives to understand cost reduction programs and how effective they are. The survey indicates that while 89% of healthcare organization have some type of cost reduction program in place, only 6% say their program is extremely effective. Survey respondents select…
How to Structure Data Governance in Healthcare; Data Governance in Healthcare, Part 1
This three-part blog series will explore what makes an organization high-performing in its use of data and analytics. Data governance in healthcare requires three components, starting with effective internal data governance structures that encourage executive buy-in and sponsorship, collecting the right data, and measuring the return on data and analytics investment.
To achieve effective nurse staffing, you need CFO-CNO alignment
To respond effectively to ongoing disruptions in the nursing workforce, which have been exacerbated by COVID-19, health system finance and nursing leaders need to come together to find a new financial, clinical and operational approach to improving performance.
Some Medicare payments to hospitals for bariatric surgery may be inappropriate, OIG finds
Medicare could have saved nearly $48 million in bariatric surgery payments to hospitals during an 18-month period if coverage rules and guidance were better implemented at the contractor level, according to the HHS Office of Inspector General.
Chapter leaders attend unique training event
HFMA’s 2021 Leadership Training Conference took place July 25-27 in Orlando. For the first time, chapter leaders could attend either in person or virtually.