Cost Effectiveness of Health

HFMA staff discuss the biggest healthcare news stories of the year

Nick Hut, Shawn Stack, Brad Dennison, Paul Barr, Eric Reese, Crystal Milazzo, Deb Filipek and Melanie Binder join the podcast to talk about the hottest topics of 2022. 

Erika Grotto December 19, 2022

Healthcare News of Note: How many hospitals earned a Leapfrog Top Hospital Award in 2022?

The Leapfrog Group said 115 facilities earned Top Hospital Awards and 12 earned Top ASC Awards. Around 1.3 million people with diabetes rationed insulin this past year because of the cost, according to recent study findings. Reducing burnout among nurses of color and those under age 35 is the goal of a three-year, $3.1 million…

Deborah Filipek December 19, 2022

Cost Effectiveness of Health Report, October 2022

In this issue of HFMA’s Cost Effectiveness of Health Report, sponsored by Kaufman, Hall & Associates, LLC, Dave Johnson challenges us to take a hard look at how we approach revenue cycle management in the United States. The issue also highlights then next report in HFMA’s Healthcare 2020 series, examining what’s in store for our nation’s…

Eric C. Reese, PhD December 13, 2022

Optimize the cost effectiveness of health through prioritizing the patient experience

Read up on various strategies from several health system executives, including taking full advantage of EHR, reducing expenses, improving patient experience and so forth.

HFMA December 1, 2022

Cost Effectiveness of Health Report, November 2022

Sponsored by Kaufman Hall This issue of HFMA’s Cost Effectiveness of Health Report, sponsored by Kaufman, Hall &  Associates, LLC, includes insight into what’s driving U.S. health systems’ increasing adoption of programs for delivering acute hospital car in patients’ homes, with new guidance for organizations considering such a strategy. Martin Bluth provides a physician’s perspective on what’s needed…

Eric C. Reese, PhD December 1, 2022

Clinical audits and denials impact 3% or more of NPR being held in reserve

This pulse survey shows how healthcare organizations are currently tracking health system’s audits and denials from government and commercial payers.

Jennifer Novoseletsky December 1, 2022

3 considerations and 8 steps for creating an HaH program 

The prediction that HaH programs would continue to proliferate across our nation’s healthcare system has proven to be on target.b it now seems clear the innovative care model of providing hospital-level care in a patient’s home as a substitute for acute inpatient hospital care is finally getting the attention it deserves from hospital systems. The growing…

M. Orry Jacobs November 28, 2022

Healing our healthcare system starts with valuing our healthcare heroes

The C-suite leaders of U.S. hospitals and health systems have a critical charge as the stewards of our nation’s healthcare system: Cultivate an environment of well-deserved trust that encompasses patients and caregivers alike. Without such trust, our healthcare system will flounder. Building trust starts with demonstrating integrity in upholding the organization’s mission of delivering high-quality,…

Martin Bluth November 28, 2022

3 ways healthcare providers should vet potential private equity partners

As their medical practices returned to near-normal operations recently, more than two years after COVID-19 restrictions were first imposed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), some practice owners found themselves taking stock of their livelihoods and future prospects. The pandemic caused many of them — including physician groups and health systems —…

Gary Bruce November 20, 2022

Hospitals enjoy new opportunities for renewable energy projects

A new direct payment option is now available for hospitals and health systems planning renewable energy projects. For hospitals and health systems that are planning a renewable energy project at a new or existing facility, provisions of the recently enacted Inflation Reduction Act now allow the federal government to provide a direct payment for qualifying…

John Andersen November 20, 2022
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