How healthcare providers can break down barriers to effective data governance
Promoting improved data governance in the hospital and health system sector has become a just cause of sorts for Randy Albert, who serves as vice president of finance – operations and analytics at Maine-based Northern Light Health and is a member of HFMA’s Northern New England Chapter. “This is a topic that I’m incredibly passionate…
Lisa Goldstein: Environmental, social and governance issues gain prominence
Environmental, social and governance issues have long been concerns of hospitals and health systems, but they may require a more formal strategy as these issues gain prominence among investors, accreditation groups and other stakeholders.
Syntellis: A trusted leader for software, data and analytics
A leading healthcare software, data and analytics company talks about how its solutions provide actionable insights that help healthcare leaders address challenges and enable greater agility.
Navigating the changes to revenue and billing practices in the No Surprises Act
In this roundtable, revenue cycle leaders discuss the anticipated challenges and strategies for approaching these challenges arising from the No Surprises Act, which went into effect Jan. 1, 2022.
Expense increases offset physician practice productivity and revenue gains
Physician groups across the country saw productivity and revenue improvements in the second quarter of 2021 compared with both the same period in 2020 and pre-pandemic levels seen in Q4 2019, according to Kaufman Hall’s latest Physician Flash Report. However, significant increases in expenses and continued high levels of physician investment compared with the pre-pandemic period remain areas of concern.
Healthcare News of Note: Many hospitals report patient volumes returning to 2019 levels in June and July after lag in the early part of the year
Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: Hospital admissions are returning to 2019 levels, patients expect better provider communication, and most nurses are comfortable recommending the COVID-19 vaccine to patients.
Intuitive: The Role of Data Analytics in Healthcare: 5 Key Learnings from the HFMA 2019 Annual Conference Focus Group
This report offers key takeaways from a 2019 HFMA Annual Conference focus group in which several senior financial leaders discuss the challenges and opportunities in leveraging data analytics to improve utilization, clinical outcome, and financial performance.
Unleashing the power of healthcare workforce data
Find out how one company helps healthcare organizations improve their workforce using a comprehensive assessment program to leverage real-time data and sophisticated analytics for insights on human capital and challenges.
Latest patient volume data highlights some of the challenges facing hospitals in the COVID-19 era
Hospital patient volumes show signs of rebounding in some areas but continue to lag in others, especially in the ED.
How one hospital relied on sound business and finance processes as the foundation of its cultural transformation initiative
One key to the success of Bergen New Bridge Medical Center’s cultural transformation was an accompanying focus on business and finance strategy, two leaders said during a presentation at HFMA’s Digital Annual Conference.