HFM Magazine: August 2018

August 2018

HFM Magazine is a respected publication covering all things healthcare finance and revenue cycle. Cover Story Web Exclusives Features Focus Area Columns Departments Supplements Advertising

HFMA May 31, 2019

6 Tactics of Successful ACOs

To gain the assurance of success under value-based care, all accountable care organizations (ACOs) should adopt the best practices of the most high-performing ACOs.

Rosemarie Day, MPP August 9, 2018

Delivering on Potential: The RTLS Effect on Productivity

A North Dakota health system has seen positive results in patient wait times and staff productivity by using real-time location system technology.

Jill Wilson August 8, 2018

Managing the Cost of Technology in a Disruptive Era

Healthcare organizations that adopt a managed equipment services model will be better equipped to face the challenges of the industry.

Jim Ambrose August 8, 2018

For Hospitals Facing Hurricane Season, Preparation and Practice Are Critical

Stewart Simonson, former HHS Assistant Secretary for Public Health Emergency Preparedness, points to four areas where potentially affected hospitals should consider revising their disaster preparedness plans in preparation for hurricane season.

Lia Winfield, PhD August 3, 2018

Number of MSSP ACOs and Shared-Savings Characteristics

The number of ACOs participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program increased at a faster rate from 2013 to 2018 than did the number of participants that achieved shared savings in the first four years of the program.

HFMA July 27, 2018

Effective Merger Integration Requires Focus on All Four Pieces of The Treasury Platform

To achieve a truly effective merger integration, careful attention should be paid to treasury operations and invested assets, along with capital management and external financing.

Eric A. Jordahl July 27, 2018

Creating an Integrated Healthcare Ecosystem Through Mobile Communication Technology

Mobile communication technology can allow a healthcare organization to operate more efficiently, resulting in cost savings and increased patient and staff satisfaction.

Brad Brooks July 27, 2018

Six Ways to Look at Your Next Consolidation

To avoid making changes simply for the sake of change, healthcare leaders should attend to any unfinished business from prior changes and ensure any new move toward consolidation accounts for future uncertainty as well as potential new opportunities. 

Keith D. Moore, MCP July 27, 2018

Trends in Building and Fixture Costs, 2007-16

An analysis looked at Medicare cost reports to compared trends in capital costs for buildings and fixtures among different types of acute care hospitals.

William Shoemaker July 27, 2018
googletag.cmd.push( function () { googletag.display( 'hfma-gpt-leaderboard' ); } );