HFM Magazine: December 2021

Craneware is transforming the business of healthcare

Learn how one company offers its customers value cycle solutions that go beyond traditional revenue cycle to include pharmacy, supplies and service line optimization.

HFMA August 31, 2022

JIll Geisler: Resolve to give your team the gift of time (well spent)

Leaders are one of the greatest influences on work-life harmony. Jill Geisler shares how healthcare finance leaders can give their teams the gift of time well spent and create a culture where work-life harmony flourishes.

Jill Geisler February 1, 2022

The COVID-19-induced surge in healthcare labor costs is testing hospitals and health systems

Struggles with the pandemic’s financial impact on the healthcare workforce leave few alternatives besides innovation, say industry experts and leaders on the front lines.

Nick Hut December 9, 2021

Jill Geisler: 9 ways difficult conversations go south and how to keep that from happening

Avoiding difficult conversations can lead to unhealthy organizations. Jill Geisler talks about common ways conversations can derail and how leaders can get them back on track.

Jill Geisler December 9, 2021

Healthcare venture investing: How to succeed in a white-hot market

U.S. health systems can best promote cost effectiveness of health through innovation and a commitment to ensuring the ongoing financial sustainability of the healthcare enterprise. Health systems are increasingly turning to venture investing to achieve these goals.

David G. Anderson, PhD December 3, 2021

Social isolation affects many populations during the holidays

Many experience higher rates of loneliness and social isolation during the holiday season. Those working in healthcare are in a unique position to identify those at risk and promote health equity.

Tammie L. Jackson, FHFMA, MHA, CHFP December 1, 2021

Exploring opportunities to improve provider-payer data exchange

Revenue cycle leaders share strategies and the benefits for effective data exchange between providers and payers, as well as the challenges in this executive roundtable.

HFMA November 30, 2021

News Briefs: Federal vaccination requirements finalized for hospitals and most other healthcare settings

If a hospital’s staff aren’t fully vaccinated by Jan. 4, the organization will be deemed noncompliant with Medicare and Medicaid regulations, according to a new federal rule.

Nick Hut November 30, 2021

Eric Jordahl: Hospitals and health systems face risk as the Federal Reserve pursues normalization

Labor market concerns and growing inflationary pressures pose challenges that the Federal Reserve must address as the economy recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Eric Jordahl November 30, 2021

Gail Wilensky: Physician payment and SDoH challenges loom large on nation’s path to value

Two primary obstacles stand in the way of the nation's ability to achieve cost-effective health and healthcare delivery: the slow transition to value-based payment by physicians and the need to address social determinants of health.

Gail R Wilensky, PhD November 30, 2021
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