HFM Magazine: March 2023

Hospitals face increased need amid pandemic to improve patient throughput

An acute care hospital cannot begin to be able to deliver cost-effective care if it lacks a fully coordinated approach for moving patients from admission to discharge.

Brooke Balster March 1, 2023

Collecting with compassion: Patient financial care grows in importance

Health system leaders increasingly believe more communication is better when it comes to telling patients what they owe. When the pandemic began, Henry County Health Center’s revenue cycle department took a gamble to relieve the financial stress of care for patients. Executives for the 25-bed, Mount Pleasant, Iowa, critical access hospital, which serves a large…

Jeni Williams March 1, 2023

Hospitals require an integrated team approach to ensuring revenue integrity

Hospital and health system finance teams should not view payment audits and denials as being solely their concerns. Instead, these issues require an all-hands-on-deck approach.

Dawn Crump, MA, SSBB, CHC February 28, 2023

Creating a sustainable healthcare workforce demands innovative solutions

Five healthcare leaders share insight on how their forward-thinking healthcare organizations approach staffing challenges facing the industry.

HFMA February 28, 2023

How R1 RCM’s technology-driven solutions address health system challenges

Seeing challenges in labor shortages, shrinking margins and other complexities? Enter technology-driven solutions for revenue cycle management. Read the details in this peer review spotlight.

HFMA February 27, 2023

New ways of working spur updated training, automation

Learn how changes implemented during the pandemic are transforming multiple healthcare finance executives' workplaces and driving them to rethink how work gets done.

HFMA February 27, 2023

How to use analytics and automation to build an intelligent A/R strategy

Health systems seeking to improve their accounts receivable function are turning to machine learning and AI to streamline patient interactions in ways that benefit the organizations and their patients. Read the challenges and benefits of using automation health system executives discuss in this roundtable.

HFMA January 18, 2023
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