Strategic Planning

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.

Deborah Filipek August 26, 2021

Financing digital transformation during COVID-19 and beyond

In this executive roundtable, a handful of revenue cycle and technology leaders review ROI, cybersecurity, employee engagement and more in healthcare finance.

HFMA August 25, 2021

Healthcare News of Note: Brigham and Women’s home hospital program freed up 419 beds during early COVID-19 surge, study shows

Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: Hospital-at-home can be part of a pandemic playbook, most Americans believe nurses are underpaid, and healthcare is second to technology for DDoS attacks.

Deborah Filipek August 24, 2021

Local health providers will compete with Cleveland Clinic/American Well’s telehealth service in the near future

A discussion about what local healthcare providers can expect as more telehealth services like Cleveland Clinic’s The Clinic become available and how an upcoming HFMA consumer-centric measuring tool will help providers compete.

Chad Mulvany, FHFMA August 17, 2021

What the pandemic taught us about leadership: Key takeaways

Lessons learned during the pandemic can ease the transition back to the office and set up leaders for future success.

Jill Geisler August 16, 2021

Getting the full value out of a transaction/acquisition plan

A practical article based on a November webinar by Grant Thornton LLP that discusses the four steps involved in effectively executing a transaction or acquisition and best practices for reducing costs and mitigating risk.

HFMA August 15, 2021

FTC says reviews of mergers and acquisitions can be initiated even after statutory deadlines

Hospitals and health systems can expect M&A reviews to become more rigorous after a recent White House executive order.

Nick Hut August 14, 2021

Latest data shows positive financial trends for hospitals, but will the good news be fleeting?

June was a promising month in terms of hospital financial performance, but the delta variant of the coronavirus threatens to reverse many of the gains.

Nick Hut August 7, 2021

Healthcare News of Note: Black patients experience higher rates of adverse patient events relative to white patients, study says

Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: Black patients experience more adverse patient safety events compared with white patients, telemedicine leads the VC-funded digital health category in 1H 2021, and 10% of the unvaccinated are taking a wait-and-see approach.

Deborah Filipek August 6, 2021

Hospital-at-home programs are gaining traction and have well-documented benefits, experts say

A Medicare waiver issued in late 2020 has spurred more health systems to implement home-care programs for acute conditions.

Nick Hut July 30, 2021
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