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Joseph J. Fifer receives HFMA UK’s highest honor 

HFMA President and CEO Joseph J. Fifer received an honorary fellowship from HFMA UK. David Hughes and Steve Oglesby retire, while Kim Shrewsbury, Andy Zukowski and Rick Carrico have new CFO jobs.

Crystal Milazzo January 25, 2023

Susan Dentzer: How to design a national strategy to end the healthcare workforce crisis

Signs that the United States is in the midst of a healthcare workforce crisis are everywhere: More than 7,000 nurses returned to work in January at two major New York hospitals, having won commitments for higher staffing levels in settling a three-day strike. Physician groups, including many from America’s Physician Groups, report steep hurdles and…

Susan Dentzer, MS January 24, 2023

How community partnerships can play a central role in reducing cost of care and improving health outcomes

As average rent for a one-bedroom apartment in Chicago soared to nearly $2,000 a month, Illinois-based Cook County Health saw another unfortunate upward trend in housing insecurity and homelessness. That’s when the health system decided to partner with a city housing agency. The goal? To reduce healthcare costs and improve individual healthcare outcomes by connecting…

Lisa A. Eramo, MA January 24, 2023

Andrew Donahue: Why the nation could see major healthcare reform legislation soon

Don’t expect much healthcare reform from the 118th Congress. That’s what many pundits said after the mid-term elections, based on two common assumptions. 1 The administration had its shot. During the first two years of President Joe Biden’s first term, when Democrats controlled the White House, the Senate and the House, healthcare reform was mostly…

Andrew Donahue, MHA, CPA January 24, 2023

How to use analytics and automation to build an intelligent A/R strategy

Health systems seeking to improve their accounts receivable function are turning to machine learning and AI to streamline patient interactions in ways that benefit the organizations and their patients. Read the challenges and benefits of using automation health system executives discuss in this roundtable.

HFMA January 18, 2023

Jill Geisler: Resolve to upgrade your communication in 2023

What are your key goals for 2023? You’ve probably established your business goals for the year ahead. But what about personal goals?  What can you do to improve your leadership effectiveness and benefit your team? Let me offer a worthy resolution: In 2023, pledge to upgrade the quality of your communication. It’s a critical part…

Jill Geisler January 16, 2023

How healthcare organizations are navigating the era of price transparency

In this roundtable, healthcare leaders from across the nation discuss how their health systems are navigating regulations around price transparency, common challenges and the effect on their organizations.

HFMA December 22, 2022

David Johnson: The end of traditional nonprofit healthcare business models?

What is going on with nonprofit health systems? I recently gave a keynote address to an investor forum that included CEOs from roughly a dozen nonprofit health systems. We dug into the structural and environmental challenges confronting their organizations. When queried, over half the CEOs admitted that their asset-heavy business models were not sustainable. Most…

David W. Johnson December 21, 2022

Florida Chapter fosters industry innovators 

HFMA’s Florida Chapter hosted a Professional Development & Innovator Workshop on Sept. 18, the first day of its 2022 Fall Conference at the Margaritaville Resort in Hollywood, Florida. This wasn’t the Chapter’s first professional development workshop. It was, however, different from those previously offered.   A shift in focus That difference was due to the Chapter’s…

Crystal Milazzo December 13, 2022

Pete November is new CEO at Ochsner Health 

The Ochsner Health board of directors has unanimously appointed Pete November, JD, CPA, as CEO. November previously served as executive vice president and CFO of the New Orleans-based health system.  “Pete is an exemplary leader who has a deep understanding of Ochsner Health, our patients and the communities we serve,” said Andy Wisdom, Ochsner board…

Crystal Milazzo December 13, 2022
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