HFM Magazine: August 2020

Alpha Health: Using machine learning to create fully autonomous revenue cycle operations

A revenue cycle technology company talks about how machine learning and other modern automation techniques can help healthcare organizations increase revenue, boost productivity and be more agile in the face of unexpected business volatility.

HFMA March 23, 2021

How HFMA is pivoting to serve its members in a changed world

Investments in its new membership model and digital platform have enabled HFMA to its provide members with easy access to critical COVID-19 material, education and certifications as well as with free admission to the Association's Digital Annual Conference 2020.

Keith Chamberlain January 22, 2021

Physician Viewpoint: What we should learn from the coronavirus experience

The COVID-19 crisis has presented healthcare leaders with a broad opportunity for self-reflection that ultimately could lead to positive change accross our nation's healthcare system.

Martin Bluth September 21, 2020

News briefs: Trends in hospital volumes and margins, and other forces shaping healthcare finance

Read about the key factors that shaped healthcare finance policy and practice June and July 2020.

Rich Daly August 28, 2020

Healthcare finance leaders share their responses to the COVID-19 crisis

Healthcare finance executive across the nation shared a wide variety of perspectives and experiences regarding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their organizations and on themselves as leaders.

Eric C. Reese, PhD August 4, 2020

Honoring the memory of HFMA members: Punches, Phillips, Burchfield and Kazahaya

In this summer edition of the People column, we remember the lives of four HFMA members who died (all unrelated to COVID-19).

HFMA July 31, 2020

Top long-range challenges for healthcare organizations in the aftermath of COVID-19

Guidehouse's David Burik anticipates much variation in how well organizations weather COVID-19 and reviews types of long-range challenges providers may face in the pandemic's aftermath.

Deborah Filipek July 31, 2020

COVID-19 continues to play havoc with hospital financials

The U.S. hospitals face two significant pressures through the end of 2020: continuing spikes in COVID-19 admissions and, if the economic rebound falters, a rise in the numbers of patients who are uninsured or insurebd ny public insurance.

Gail R Wilensky, PhD July 31, 2020

Calling all HFMA members: ‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’

The song "Lift Every Voice and Sing," known as the Black national anthem, has a message that continues to have relevance to the nation in this time of struggle, both against the COVID-19 pandemic and against the racial injustice that continues to plague our society.

Michael M. Allen, FHFMA, CPA July 31, 2020

Rethinking patient payments and providing a consumer-friendly experience

An innovative healthcare technology company talks about how its technology-fueled billing and payment platform enables a compassionate patient financial experience while efficiently driving revenue into a healthcare organization.

HFMA July 31, 2020
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