HFMA 2022-23 Leadership Directory
HFMA's 2022-23 Leadership Directory provides a listing of the Association's National, Regional and Chapter leaders for its current fiscal year.
David Johnson: Cracks in the Foundation (Part 6) — Overcoming inadequate leadership
Health system leaders today should demonstrate the courage to reject volume-based business models and embrace value-driven care delivery. Improving governance within nonprofit health systems will speed the nation's journey toward consistent delivery of kinder, smarter and affordable care for all Americans.
Marcus Whitney: Inflation puts innovation pressure on healthcare executives
In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, healthcare is encountering something it has not seen since the 1980s: severe value network disruption in the form of labor shortages and supply costs.
How Mercyhealth applied automation to fine-tune revenue cycle management
Mercyhealth, a health system based in Rockford, Illinois, was prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic to transform its revenue management processes and pivot to an automated approach that would enable leadership to track effectiveness of staff working at home.
Innovation is a common theme among hfm’s 2021-22 Best Article Award winners
HFMA recognizes articles published in hfm as the fiscal year 2021-22 winners of the Helen Yerger/L. Vann Seawell Best Article Award for outstanding editorial achievement.
What revenue cycle strategies enhance the patient experience
In a roundtable discussion, revenue cycle leaders chat about strategies they developed to enhance the patient experience while navigating the payment process.
Navigating the changes to revenue and billing practices in the No Surprises Act
In this roundtable, revenue cycle leaders discuss the anticipated challenges and strategies for approaching these challenges arising from the No Surprises Act, which went into effect Jan. 1, 2022.
The shift toward integrated pharmacy services: driving long-term success
One driving factor for health systems and hospitals shift to in-house integration pharmacy services is average turnaround time. For an outsourced specialty pharmacy, turnaround is 10 to 14 days, whereas an in-house specialty pharmacy can reduce that time to just 2.1 days.
Paul Keckley: 4 implications of the post-pandemic U.S. economy for healthcare
Reports about the state of the U.S. economy after the first six months of 2022 warn of a slowdown in the post-pandemic recovery. Healthcare provider organizations should prepare for four factors related to this slowdown that will shape healthcare's future.
Gail Wilensky: Achieving health equity in the U.S. requires a preventive approach
Social determinants of health (SDoH) present a severe challenge for our nation by perpetuating inequities both in access to care and in the quality-of-the outcomes of care. Although interventions that address the challenges posed by SDoH are helpful throughout a person’s life, they can be most helpful if they occur early on, with a focus on enhancing early childhood education and food security.