HFM Magazine: October 2020

Customizing patient financing solutions and easing the financial burden for patients

Discover how a provider of patient financing company uses a patient-focused approach to ensure each patient receives the same care with their financial obligations as they do with their clinical care.

HFMA August 31, 2022

Maximizing recoveries while ensuring patient satisfaction

As a provider, gain insight on how to look for a potential partner such as having ability to ensure patient satisfaction, understanding the revenue cycle and providing detailed reporting and analytics.

HFMA August 31, 2022

Price transparency: the next chapter

HFMA President and CEO Joe Fifer discusses the latest developments in the societal movement toward full price transparency in healthcare.

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

How hospitals’ labor cost responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, differed and what the lessons learned mean for the future

The pandemic forced aggressive hospital cost controls to offset a historic revenue collapse. Labor cost control was key to that response and could see long-term implications.

Rich Daly November 23, 2020

News briefs October 2020: Trends in hospital volumes and margins, and other forces shaping healthcare finance

Read about the key factors that have shaped healthcare finance policy and practice.

Rich Daly October 29, 2020

Ripple effects of the pandemic on the move toward value

In this HFMA executive roundtable, seven executives for health systems and health plans share how the pandemic has impacted their organization’s move toward value — and what it will take to foster transparency and trust under these models.

HFMA October 27, 2020

Why humanizing technology maximizes patient engagement and increases financial value for health systems

Going digital has become a buzzword in the healthcare industry, and while answers abound to help healthcare leaders achieve this goal, the right question is hardly ever asked.

J. Alex Bacchetti, MBA October 1, 2020

Better together: How TPC’s collaborative platform helped members achieve $30 million in revenue cycle improvement

An initiative that incorporates HFMA’s MAP Keys has significantly reduced vendor management costs, enhanced net revenue and strengthened efficiency and performance among 11 collaborating health systems.

Jeni Williams October 1, 2020

Status check on Haven’s ambitious healthcare venture

The healthcare collaboration by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase, announced in January 2018, has encountered challenges in the past two years that have caused it to fall short of initial expectations.

Gail R Wilensky, PhD October 1, 2020

Phoenix Children’s Hospital hires HFMA members Perez and Yeager, promotes member Phillips

Phoenix Children’s Hospital promotes an HFMA member and hires two others – one from the Midwest. Plus, two more members share their new job roles.

HFMA October 1, 2020
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