HFM Magazine: March 2021

iVita Financial: Reducing bad debt while improving the patient financial experience

Gain insight into a program that improves patient collections, accelerating cash flow and shrinking bad debt, while boosting patient satisfaction and enabling a more patient-centric service experience in this business profile.

HFMA February 26, 2021

A dream becomes a reality

HFMA was launched in 1946 as the American Association of Hospital Accountants, and the first issue of what was to become hfm magazine came a year later.

Eric C. Reese, PhD February 22, 2021

Any port in a storm: How we can help each other navigate the challenging months ahead

HFMA President and CEO Joe Fifer reflects on pandemic fatigue and what healthcare leaders can do to support their colleagues through the challenging months ahead..

Joseph J. Fifer, FHFMA, CPA February 22, 2021

The evolution of integrated health system leader roles

Leadership of an integrated health system has become an increasingly complex undertaking today because of the many roles a leader must assume.

Keith D. Moore, MCP February 22, 2021

The fall of Haven, but the persistence of Amazon

Although many might have viewed the decision by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase to shut down Haven, their ambitious joint venture, as a setback for Amazon, in particular, there is good reason to believe Amazon has not given up plans for a deeper involvement in healthcare.

Ken Perez February 22, 2021

4 ways to keep ahead of denials amid the pandemic

Revenue cycle leaders share their perspectives on managing denials during the COVID-10 pandemic, including the need to keep up with new codes and evolving payment guidelines.

Jeni Williams February 22, 2021

News Briefs: Latest patient volume data reveals some of the challenges facing hospitals in the COVID-19 era

Recent industry reports have quantified the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on hospital patient volume.

Nick Hut February 22, 2021
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