Malpractice cost analysis shows declines in premiums, paid losses and self-insuranceMalpractice cost analysis shows declines in premiums, paid losses and self-insurance
A study finds that the combined cost of malpractice premiums, paid losses and self-insurance costs for acute care hospitals with a filing available ending between 2013 and 2017 declined over the five-year period.
Provider Risk Readiness Report
The results of a May 2019 HFMA study about risk readiness in which hospital and health system senior financial leaders share insights on their organizations’ risk capabilities and tolerance.
Special Report: Effective use of analytics can help healthcare organizations solve critical challenges
Advances in analytics are powering improvements in electronic health record utilization and clinical documentation improvement.
Payer-provider partnerships focused on improving palliative care in California
Payers and providers in California partnered to significantly improve capacity for services and reduce emergency department visits, thereby improving outcomes.
Payer-provider clinical alignment in Vermont
In Vermont, payer-provider collaboration has led to improved access to primary care, reduced deaths from suicide and drug overdose, decreased ratesof chronic disease and improved chronic disease management.
Price transparency: A new chapter begins
HFMA President and CEO Joe Fifer offers a perspective on the executive order on price transparency.
Sources of qualitative data on PAC providers
Health systems require qualitative data when evaluating post-acute care (PAC) providers as potential partners.
Why it is necessary to routinely assess healthcare integration initiatives
Because the perspectives of participants in healthcare integration initiatives can change over time, causing their business and financial needs to move out of alignment, it is important to reassess the integration relationships at regular intervals.
Why the call for price transparency is a call for innovation
To navigate and respond to the murky issue of price transparency, hospitals and health systems must innovate.
Certifications create opportunities at WVU Medicine
HFMA’s Enterprise membership provides organizations with the tools they need to advance their staff and improve performance.