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Connecting Executive Pay to Performance

Given the availability of clinical data, population health data, and financial data, it is now possible to determine if executive compensation plans are driving or blocking organizational performance.

Ethics: Marty Martin November 10, 2016

Schuylkill Health Faces the Future by Changing its Course

Healthcare system’s new strategic course included four major concurrent paths: performance improvement efforts, campus integration, search for a strategic partner, and two different debt financings.

Eb LeMaster November 10, 2016

Leveraging the Lab to Achieve Strategic Objectives

Organizations like Henry Ford Health System are using technology and collaborative partnerships to showcase their labs’ value.

Laura Ramos Hegwer November 10, 2016

Price Transparency: Where Does the Hospital Industry Stand Today?

Two surveys reveal how hospital pricing transparency policies and trends have changed over a two-year period. 

Scott Houk November 10, 2016

Price Transparency for Health Plans

Because health plans will in most instances have the most accurate data on prices for their members, HFMA’s Price Transparency Task Force recommends that health plans serve as the principal source of price information for their members.  Many health plans have already developed or are in the process of developing web-based or telephonic transparency tools for their members. There are also a growing number of independent vendors that use data from health plans and/or employers in web-based tools and telephonic products to inform employees about price.    

HFMA January 26, 2015

Patient Friendly Billing Resources

Patient Friendly Billing Resources Here is an extensive list of patient friendly billing reports, analysis, tools, case studies, and related information.

HFMA April 12, 2013

Early, Transparent Financial Communications

A PATIENT FRIENDLY BILLING® Project Recommended Practice. This statement specifically addresses patients' rights to understand and prepare for their financial obligation at the earliest point possible in the care experience. 

HFMA October 25, 2012

Consumerism in Health Care: Achieve a Consumer-Oriented Revenue Cycle

A PATIENT FRIENDLY BILLING® Project Report Price transparency, agreement on payment expectations between payer and provider, simplified charges, and easy patient access are the objectives necessary to achieving consumerism in healthcare. Practical strategies are provided to achieve these results. 

HFMA October 17, 2012

The Story of Jack, a Patient of the Future

 A PATIENT FRIENDLY BILLING® Project Resource Jack visits his internal medicine doctor to follow up on a sinus infection. When Jack made the appointment on the physician's secure website, he also updated his medical file with a description of the

HFMA October 17, 2012

About Patient Friendly Billing

Because meeting the needs of the patient - the consumer - is our first priority, the Patient Friendly Billing project has conducted research, including focus groups of patients and healthcare workers around the country.

HFMA October 17, 2012
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