HFM Magazine: Summer 2022

Leveraging artificial intelligence to advance organizational strategy

When bringing artificial intelligence into their business models, health systems have the opportunity to improve revenue cycle management by maximizing efficiencies. With the potential to improve workflow and consolidate resources, automation and machine learning require organizations to examine their infrastructure, from staffing to datasets. Investing in automated processes to reduce variation and empower staff to…

HFMA May 31, 2022

Aaron Crane: It’s past time for a prescribed burn in the healthcare industry

HFMA National Chair Aaron Crane compares our healthcare system to an unmanaged forest and encourages healthcare finance professionals to act to bring about needed change and innovation.

Aaron R. Crane, FHFMA, MHA May 30, 2022

Innovative venue sourcing: Minnesota Chapter hosts event at business partner facility

Hannah Weishalla talks about the Minnesota Chapter’s recent conference held at a business partner’s facility and shares tips for other chapters considering a similar collaboration.

Crystal Milazzo May 30, 2022

News Briefs: Hospital labor costs rose by almost 40% between 2019 and early 2022

As published in hfm magazine, a monthly roundup of top news for healthcare finance professionals.

Nick Hut May 27, 2022

Orlando Health hires Leslie Flake as CFO

Leslie Flake, James Siegel and Brett Tande have new CFO positions. Denise Tobin joins Cascade365, and Dan Moncher retires after 24 years at Firelands Health.

HFMA May 27, 2022

To achieve effective nurse staffing, you need CFO-CNO alignment

To respond effectively to ongoing disruptions in the nursing workforce, which have been exacerbated by COVID-19, health system finance and nursing leaders need to come together to find a new financial, clinical and operational approach to improving performance.

Michele Hausman, MBA, RN May 26, 2022

Why health systems may find an acute care at home strategy attractive

The potential for improved outcomes is just one important reason to consider pursuing an acute care at home strategy. Even in the absence of payment, health systems may ultimately find pursuit of such a strategy beneficial.

K. Michael Nichols, FHFMA, CPA May 26, 2022
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