Temporary Nurses: A Viable Solution to Nurse Shortages
Nurse shortages have hospitals and health systems considering temporary nurses.
Thoughtful Assessment: A Critical Gap in Business Intelligence
Internal business intelligence is essential for healthcare decision making.
Using Ambulatory Pricing Strategically to Protect and Grow Market Share
An increasing regulatory focus on price transparency also is an impetus for hospitals and health systems to pursue ambulatory care pricing strategies aimed at growing market share.
Using Talent Management to Drive Innovation
As finance departments are doing more with less, they begin to see how other organizations are evolving and seeing opportunities flourish as they progress themselves.
New Approaches and Technologies for Improving Cost Performance in Health Care
One health system tackled their readmissions problem by identifying reasons for overstays.
Winning Strategies to Transform Health Care in 2019
Healthcare providers should keep certain best practices in mind when choosing new technology in 2019.
Price Transparency: The View from Washington
HFMA President and CEO Joe Fifer discusses implications of a new federal report that addresses price transparency.
Patient-Level Costing and Profitability: Making It Work
Healthcare providers can use patient-level costing to obtain accurate costing information.
Resolve to Collaborate in 2019
Cross-professional partnerships can enhance healthcare organizations ability to achieve shared goals of improving the patient experience, reducing the cost of care, and improving population health.
Medicare’s Move Toward Site-Neutral Payment
A payment change in the OPPS final rule that aims to align payments made for services delivered in off-campus hospital outpatient departments with those made for services delivered in physician offices has raised considerable controversy.