Saudi Arabia’s 2030 Transformation Goals Address Many Healthcare Finance Topics

HFMA recently spoke with Ahmed Emad Al-Hamalawy, executive director, at Selat, the parent company of NAWA, about Saudi Arabia’s Healthcare Transformation 2030 goals and the critical skills necessary for success in healthcare finance and RCM fields. NAWA was the exclusive sponsor of an HFMA one-day education training at the Global Health Exhibition (GHE) in Riyadh…

HFMA staff October 17, 2023

HFMA member spotlight: Salem Alasmari’s Ministry of Health work focuses on KSA Transformation 2030

HFMA recently spoke with new international member Salem Alasmari, PhD, CPHQ, PMP, who is with the Ministry of Health Saudi Arabia, about his work related to the country’s 2030 Transformation goals. HFMA: Please describe your current position and job role? Salem Alasmari: Since January of 2021, I have worked as the assistant director general for…

HFMA staff September 15, 2023

HFMA, Selat/Nawa and KSA Ministry of Health collaborate on one-day educational event in Riyadh

The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) is offering a new international educational opportunity with a one-day healthcare finance event, at the Global Health Exhibition in Riyadh on Oct. 31. Selat, a Riyadh-based revenue cycle management consulting firm and its training arm Nawa, is the exclusive sponsor of the event and will also provide instruction during…

Betty Hintch, CHFP August 18, 2023

International member spotlight: Deepa Gigeesh aspires to reach new career heights

HFMA recently spoke with Deepa Gigeesh, revenue recovery officer at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), Abu Dhabi, UAE. SSMC is HFMA’s first international Enterprise Solutions member, which allows SSMC’s healthcare finance staff to access HFMA tools, resources and education that align with their career development and business goals. Please describe your current position and job…

HFMA staff reports June 23, 2023

HFMA and Hospitals magazine collaborate to bring global healthcare community closer

By Olivia Tader HFMA and Hospitals magazine are working together to promote hospital and health system news around the globe. HFMA and Hospitals magazine, a Middle East healthcare magazine, have entered an agreement that allows both organizations to share more widely their content and expertise in hospital management and healthcare finance. “Hospitals magazine is honored…

Olivia Tader June 22, 2023

HFMA’s International Advisory Council guides strategy and regional development

Organizations represented include G20 Health & Development Partnership, Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City in Abu Dhabi, Deloitte, Dubai-based Accumed and Manipal Academy of Higher Education in India.

HFMA staff reports May 17, 2023

HFMA learner uses revenue cycle certification to raise healthcare finance quality

Dr. Naif Alhakbani, revenue cycle management officer at Kidney Care Company, Saudi Arabia, recently shared with HFMA his enthusiasm for helping healthcare organizations optimize their revenue cycle and improve financial performance. “By improving their finances and clinical integrity, healthcare providers can receive payment for the services they provide, allowing them to continue to provide high-quality…

Betty Hintch, CHFP April 21, 2023

Member spotlight: Reaching out to learn and lead are hallmarks of Nimisha Madhu’s approach to revenue cycle management work

Nimisha Madhu enjoys exploring and learning about new areas in revenue cycle management (RCM) and then using her knowledge to deliver positive outcomes to her co-workers. Madhu, billing and recovery officer at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi, recently shared with HFMA’s International Update how she is using her HFMA international membership to…

Betty Hintch, CHFP March 23, 2023

International member spotlight: Syed Mairajuddin Shah leveraged healthcare finance skills to enhance his operational leadership

Syed Mairajuddin Shah, MBBS, MCPS, MBA, CHFP, recently spoke with Betty Hintch, HFMA project manager and international enewsletter editor, about his work in healthcare quality and how he is using his recently attained HFMA certifications to further his goals. Shah is chief operating officer for the four secondary hospitals at Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi,…

HFMA January 19, 2023

International member spotlight: Aleetta Baby uses certification to enrich her career and look to the future

Aleetta Baby’s enthusiasm for her work is evident in her dedication to learning new skills. “I enjoy working in revenue cycle management because each day presents a new learning opportunity, task or challenge.” Baby, revenue cycle management financial analyst at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi, has completed her Certified Revenue Cycle Representative (CRCR) certification…

HFMA December 15, 2022
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