HFM Magazine: October 2019

What’s the outlook for prescription drug price legislation given the bipartisan efforts underway

Eye on Washington: There appears to be bipartisan support in the U.S. Senate for legislation aimed at addressing the issue of high prescription drub prices.

Ken Perez October 3, 2019

Homegrown innovation: How Judy Faulkner built her Epic enterprise

Joe Fifer, HFMA president and CEO, talks with Judy Faulkner, creator of Epic, about what it takes to build and run a company.

HFMA October 2, 2019

Control labor costs with a 7-pronged approach

Understanding future needs and eliminating non-value activities are two key components to reducing costs and building a quality workforce.

HFMA October 2, 2019

October 2019: Developments and trends shaping healthcare finance

News Watch: News stories about recent developments and trends shaping healthcare finance in the United States.

Rich Daly October 2, 2019

Bad debt expense benchmarks: U.S. acute care hospitals show improvements since 2015

Data Trends: Bad debt expense as a percentage of revenue for U.S. hospitals declined from 2015 through 2018.

William Shoemaker October 2, 2019

1,000 rural hospitals could close

From the Chair: If a public option for healthcare were to be enacted into law, the consequences would likely be severe for the nation's rural hospitals.

Michael M. Allen, FHFMA, CPA October 2, 2019

3 starter steps for health systems pursuing value-based contracts

A health system's ability to succeed under any of the new Medicare value-based payment programs will depend on how effectively it meets 3 strategic imperatives for effective performance in risk contracts.

Sheila H. Fusé October 2, 2019

Missouri Chapter embarks on Enterprise membership ‘road show’

Enterprise News: HFMA's Greater Heartland Chapter has embarked on an initiative to educate its new Enterprise members about the benefit's of membership in the Association.

Eric C. Reese, PhD October 2, 2019

Hospitals innovate to control labor costs

Hospital labor costs have steadily increased amid consumerism and other trends, but some organizations are finding new ways to address the challenge.

Rich Daly October 2, 2019

Former HFMA Chair Kari Cornicelli joins Phoenix Children’s

People: A glimpse of Kari Cornicelli accomplishments and updates about other healthcare finance professionals.

HFMA October 1, 2019
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