Clinical Outcomes Improvement

How “Dr. Mom” became the family CMO

Dr. Margaret Larkins-Pettigrew of Allegheny Health Network and Highmark Health discusses how better care of women leads to a healthier society.

Erika Grotto January 3, 2023

Healthcare News of Note: Healthcare workers are more emotionally exhausted as pandemic continues

Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: Most healthcare workers report higher levels of emotional exhaustion since 2019, new-patient wait times for certain specialties average 26 days, and large health disparities are seen among those with employer-sponsored healthcare coverage.

Deborah Filipek October 3, 2022

The cost effectiveness of palliative care in a fee-for-service or value setting

HFMA President and CEO Joe Fifer interviews Brynn Bowman, CEO of the Center to Advance Palliative Care.

Erika Grotto September 7, 2022

Ensuring your patients and staff are prepared for the next disaster

Ali Hochreiter and Lauren Knieser from Audacious Inquiry, a PointClickCare company, discuss disaster preparedness for patients outside hospital walls.

Erika Grotto August 31, 2022

The five essential people on every patient’s cancer care team (and why a financial advocate should be one of them)

Jada Desmairis of Baker Newman Noyes discusses the importance of a cohesive care team for patients with cancer.

Erika Grotto August 17, 2022

Outgoing HFMA National Chair Tammie Jackson reflects on a year of striving for “Bolder, Brighter, Better”

Tammie Jackson, HFMA's 2021-2022 National Chair, discusses how delaying her tenure due to the pandemic changed the message she wanted to share, how that message was received, and her final thoughts as she winds down her term.

Erika Grotto June 9, 2022

Dr. Rumay Alexander, a nursing educator at UNC-Chapel Hill and leader of diversity initiatives, discusses why “checking the box” on diversity is not enough.

Racial disparities in the healthcare industry have long been an issue, with serious effects on outcomes. In this episode, Dr. Rumay Alexander discusses how the industry can begin to rebuild trust and shares some practical advice about how to build a program around diversity, equity and inclusion.

Jean Alcantara September 13, 2021
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