HFM Magazine: February 2021

The patient’s role in innovation

Do you want to know what your parents are thinking? Try asking them.

Jeff Helton,  PHD, FHFMA, CMA, CFE February 1, 2021

‘Here Comes the Sun’

HFMA Chair Michael Allen points to a lesson healthcare finance leaders can take away from the world's experience with COVID-19.

Michael M. Allen, FHFMA, CPA January 29, 2021

U.S. hospitals face bleak future after difficult 2020

The nation's hospitals face a long and difficult road ahead before they will see anything like a recovery from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gail R Wilensky, PhD January 29, 2021

News Briefs: CMS says it plans aggressive price transparency enforcement

CMS has notified hospitals that they should expect aggressive enforcement of new price transparency rules, including via audits that were slated to start in January.

Rich Daly January 26, 2021

Chapters New Jersey and Hudson Valley collaborate to host a magician, and Greater Heartland plays ‘Name That Tune’ for virtual social events

The New Jersey and Hudson Valley Chapters combined their efforts to put on a virtual show for their members, while the Greater Heartland Chapter had its members engaged with a ‘Name That Tune’ game.

HFMA January 26, 2021

Cowling named as new trustee to the AHA Board and Snyder announces retirement

This month’s People column features two members: Phyllis Cowling, who is a newly elected trustee on the AHA board and Rick Snyder who shares the news of his retirement.

HFMA January 26, 2021

Medicine should be for mind, body and spirit

Healthcare financial leaders can foster improved patient outcomes and well-being by advocating for an approach to healthcare that includes acknowledging the spiritual aspect of patients as human beings.

Martin Bluth January 25, 2021
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