Finance and Business Strategy

RWJBarnabas Health Transforms Its Equipment Replacement and Service Strategy

New processes, coupled with decision-support software, have helped New Jersey’s largest health system save on equipment service and better plan for equipment replacement.

Laura Ramos Hegwer February 14, 2017

How a Ride-Sharing Program Drives Better Patient Experiences

CareMore’s Scott Rinefort describes a ride-sharing partnership that has boosted patient satisfaction with the organization’s nonemergency medical transportation services.

Scott Rinefort February 9, 2017

Three Rivers Health Uses Analytics to Accomplish Financial Turnaround

A rural Michigan hospital regained its financial footing after integrating disparate financial systems into one platform and leveraging new analytics tools to lead process improvement efforts.

Kelley Smith, RN, MPH February 6, 2017

Medxcel Facilities Management: Working Smarter to Make Organizations Safer

Michael Argir, CEO and president of Medxcel Facilities Management, discusses the value and benefits of insourcing facilities-management services. 

HFMA February 2, 2017

hfm Blog Archives: January-March 2017

Catch up on all of the hfm blog posts published between January and March 2017.

HFMA February 1, 2017

3 Ways to Transform Pre and Point of Service Patient Payments

Automating billing processes, offering patient-friendly payment options, and developing strategic discharge processes can improve pre- and point-of service collections, while increasing patient satisfaction.

Tom Yoesle January 31, 2017

How Carolinas HealthCare System Improved Transparency and Curbed Denials

New processes and automation helped the health system cut denied dollars in half for radiology services alone.Back in 2007, leaders at Carolinas HealthCare System, Charlotte, N.C., wanted to make their pre service processes more efficient and effective. Specifically, they wanted

Laura Ramos Hegwer January 31, 2017

Productivity Growth Remains a Key Success Factor in the New Healthcare Economy

There is little question that 2017 will be another year of unprecedented change for health care, potentially signaling another positive step toward better aligning systems to achieve the Triple Aim.

Daniel R. Verdon January 31, 2017

Video: Taking Career Risks Can Pay Off

Joanne Judge, co-chair of the Health Law Department at Stevens & Lee, talks about risks she has taken as CFO, CEO, and as a healthcare attorney and how risk-taking has benefited her career. 

HFMA January 30, 2017

Helping Clinical Leadership Manage and Control Nurse Staffing Costs

Clinical and financial staff must work together in order to create a nurse staffing strategy that serves the organization’s needs.

Spence Lloyd January 30, 2017
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