HFM Magazine: October 2021

Health Services Financing helps providers offer all patients a touchless financing program

One company uses its patient financing program to address patient access to care and the rising cost of healthcare, two of healthcare’s biggest challenges.

HFMA August 31, 2022

HFMA’s new Premium Facilitated Learning courses combine self-directed study with facilitator feedback and time for peer problem solving

Learn more about HFMA’s Premium Facilitated Learning — a new line of courses — that combine self-directed study with expert facilitation in this Q&A with HFMA’s Sue Spear, director of Digital Learning and Todd Nelson, director of Partner Relationships.

Stephani Johnston January 11, 2022

Strategic partnership: The key to improved patient experience and revenue cycle outcomes

One company shares advice and trends in addition to how its service offerings can hep healthcare organizations facing challenges, the biggest being people, process and technology.

HFMA October 11, 2021

Hospital CFOs concerned about service lines; some embrace coming disruption

A survey conducted by HFMA for the Healthcare 2030 special series shows CFOs as expecting big changes to the hospital and health system operating model.

Paul Barr, MBA, MA October 7, 2021

South Carolina Chapter tackles critical issue: diversity and inclusion

Danielle Gori, president of HFMA’s South Carolina Chapter, talks about how the diversity and inclusion initiative came about and the chapter’s plans for it.

Crystal Milazzo September 30, 2021

Autonomous coding, it won’t hurt a bit with CodaMetrix

Coding at hospitals and health systems can take hours each day and can cost up to $7 billion in one year. However, one company encourages its use of artificial intelligence technology to reduce both cost and time of coding.

HFMA September 30, 2021

Reframing health as an investment: What we stand to gain

FMA President and CEO Joe Fifer discusses the implications of reframing health as an investment rather than an expenditure.

Joseph J. Fifer, FHFMA, CPA September 30, 2021

How a health system can realize tangible benefits from its digital health strategy

Many health systems today are intent on developing and implementing an effective digital health strategy, and their CFOs are likely to play a prominent and collaborative role in this effort.

J. Alex Bacchetti, MBA September 30, 2021

Time for another extension of the COVID-19 public health emergency?

Hospitals and other healthcare providers are starting to ask whether it would be prudent and appropriate for the government-declared public health emergency (PHE) to be extended once again.

Gail R Wilensky, PhD September 30, 2021

Focus on thought leadership and better practices: A testament to HFMA’s vision and purpose

From its very inception, HFMA has embraced the idea of thought leadership and professional practice. Major milestones have included the Principles and Practices Board, The Patient Friendly Billing Project, The Value Project and the recent focus on consumerism.

Eric C. Reese, PhD September 30, 2021
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