CVS Health pushes forward with efforts to reshape segments of the healthcare industry
About two decades after adding the first three MinuteClinics to its stores, in 2005, CVS Health continues to grow as one of the biggest disruptors in healthcare. The company has embarked on a series of strategic transactions that make it a major player across an increasingly large swath of the industry, as described this month…
Beyond the News: Nick and Shawn discuss No Surprises, disruptors and everything else that made healthcare industry headlines in 2022
HFMA Senior Editor Nick Hut and HFMA Policy Director Shawn Stack discuss the top stories of 2022 in this special year-end episode.
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.
Jonathan Fanning on creativity and the questions we should all be asking to innovate in the workplace
Jonathan Fanning, an author, entrepreneur and frequent speaker at HFMA Chapter and Region events, discusses how to overcome the barriers to creativity and innovation in healthcare. Mentioned in this episode: Inflation is squeezing hospital margins–what’s next?
How health systems can support underserved patients through in-home care
Finding a way to deliver high-touch care to vulnerable and underserved patients using the patient’s home as the primary point of care has become a strategic priority for providers. The strategic shift to a focus on in-home care for these populations stems from increasing pressure on health systems to lower the cost of care for populations they serve while solving for the challenges presented by social determinants of health.
Healthcare News of Note: The Walmart Healthcare Research Institute could bring more diversity to medical research
Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: Walmart launches a new healthcare research institute, people with more chronic disease are more likely to suffer adverse financial outcomes, and one-third of Black Californians say they have experienced racism by a healthcare provider.
How a new structure in the C-suite can drive innovation
As the role of the CFO evolves, the interactions between C-suite leaders have likewise changed. Peyman Zand, a vice-president at CereCore, discusses how alignment in the C-suite is helping drive innovation.
Inflation rattles hospital supply chain and labor pool with no end in sight
Strategies for combatting healthcare’s inflation challenges include partnering with other organizations to obtain supply discounts and boosting worker mental health.
CVS Health gains capabilities in home healthcare and value-based care with massive deal to buy Signify Health
CVS Health’s announced acquisition of Signify Health is a key step in the company’s efforts to establish a comprehensive healthcare network.
Joe Fifer: Why finance leaders should be consumer-obsessed
HFMA President and CEO Joe Fifer offers perspectives on how the changing healthcare marketplace impacts legacy healthcare stakeholders.