Finance and Business Strategy

Ask the Experts: Physician Malpractice Insurance

Our hospital just acquired a physician group. What is our obligation to provide and/or pay for medical malpractice insurance?

HFMA November 16, 2016

Ask the Experts: Capital Spend Benchmarks

Is there a certain benchmark that hospitals and health systems abide by as a best practice for annual spend on big and small capital projects?

HFMA November 15, 2016

Strategic Financial Planning: Winter 2017

Subscribers can access the Winter 2017 issue of Strategic Financial Planning.

HFMA November 10, 2016

Finding Value in Healthcare Innovation Centers

Henry Ford Health System is bringing new ideas to market through its innovation center, which is called the Innovation Institute.

Laura Ramos Hegwer November 10, 2016

Connecting Executive Pay to Performance

Given the availability of clinical data, population health data, and financial data, it is now possible to determine if executive compensation plans are driving or blocking organizational performance.

Ethics: Marty Martin November 10, 2016

Schuylkill Health Faces the Future by Changing its Course

Healthcare system’s new strategic course included four major concurrent paths: performance improvement efforts, campus integration, search for a strategic partner, and two different debt financings.

Eb LeMaster November 10, 2016

How Ochsner Health System Uses E-Signatures and Self Check-In to Drive Patient Satisfaction

Ochsner Health System’s efficient check-in process addresses patients’ demand for convenience and expediency and saved the health system approximately $48,000 by decreasing document volume.

Lisa A. Eramo October 11, 2016

You Can’t Manage What You Can’t Measure: A Practical Guide for Population Health Management

Measuring population health strategies requires combining diverse sets of data, thinking like a payer, and identifying gaps in care.

Christian Wieland October 5, 2016

Ask the Experts: Analyst Calls

As a hospital CFO, I often get calls from analysts saying they own our bonds and want to ask some questions. Should I return their calls?

HFMA October 5, 2016

Health Care 2020

This four-part series from HFMA is an environmental assessment designed to guide healthcare organizations in their strategic-planning efforts over the next several years.

HFMA September 7, 2016
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