HFM Magazine: April 2021

Healthcare M&A: Are you prepared for the pitfalls?

Leaders of hospitals and health systems whose organizations are embarking on a merger or acquisition should be prepared to avoid the many potential pitfalls associated with such an strategic venture.

Eric C. Reese, PhD December 2, 2022

Hospitals can recover all eligible Medicare bad debts by automating the Medicare bad debt review process

One company addresses the challenges of complex rules regulating Medicare bad debt processes and reporting, which makes payment recovery for hospitals difficult.

HFMA August 31, 2022

Healthcare financial teams need accounting software that delivers clear, measurable results to navigate today’s challenges

One company uses its cloud-native financial accounting system to provide acute, ambulatory and post-acute organizations with data to solve their most complex challenges, focus on strategic initiatives, increase efficiency and drive growth.

HFMA August 31, 2022

40% of hospitals reconsidering traditional budgeting amid pandemic: HFMA poll

A n October 2020 HFMA survey, by Strata Decision Technology, found that the COVID-19 pandemic prompted many U.S. hospitals to consider moving from a traditional budgeting process to rolling forecasting, with one in five already having made the move.

Lisa Eramo, MA April 5, 2021

Unleashing the power of healthcare workforce data

Find out how one company helps healthcare organizations improve their workforce using a comprehensive assessment program to leverage real-time data and sophisticated analytics for insights on human capital and challenges.

HFMA April 1, 2021

Financial Analytics Leadership Council members share 5 challenges, responses to pandemic’s financial long haul

Financial leaders discuss how the pandemic has impacted revenue, volume and expenses, which has thus created a need for data and analytics.

HFMA March 31, 2021

U.S. faces a challenging road to recovery after COVID-19

President Biden faces an enormous challenge in achieving his promise of distributing the COVID-19 vaccine nationwide and bringing the nation back to economic prosperity. Time will tell if the President can delive on that promise.

Gail R Wilensky, PhD March 31, 2021

HFMA’s formative years: An evolution in chapters

HFMA remembers two of its founding fathers, and the beginning of it's Chapters.

Eric C. Reese, PhD March 31, 2021

Liquidity levels in a COVID world: Why healthcare finance leaders should be paying attention

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, many hospitals and health systems are finding they have excess liquidity levels on hand. As a result, they face a question of whether, and how, the should unwind their excess liquidity positions in favor of a more streamlined cash management process.

Geoff Stenger March 30, 2021

Addressing racial disparities in healthcare: It’s time now

HFMA President and CEO Joe Fifer urges healthcare leaders to recognize and address the connections between healthcare finance and racial disparities.

Joseph J. Fifer, FHFMA, CPA March 30, 2021
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