Financial Leadership

Healthcare News of Note: Cancer is now the top driver of large employers’ healthcare costs

Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: The No. 1 driver of healthcare costs for large employers is cancer, the gender pay gap for physicians has gotten larger, and NRC Health names the top facilities for consumer loyalty and patient experience.

Deborah Filipek August 29, 2022

Reflections on Annual Conference: Keynoters nailed it

National Chair Aaron Crane reflects on keynote presentations by Zeev Neuwirth, Kelli Harding, D.J. Vanas and Joel Selanikio at HFMA’s 2022 Annual Conference.

Aaron R. Crane, FHFMA, MHA August 29, 2022

HFMA’s Digital Revenue Cycle Conference Sept. 30 and Oct. 2 will focus on how healthcare providers can build a consumerism strategy and use consumer-centric KPIs

HFMA's Digital Revenue Cycle Conference features 20 presenters during live sessions, the ability to earn CPE credits and time for networking and peer-engagement.

Deborah Filipek August 26, 2022

HFMA recognizes the 2020 winners of the MAP Award for revenue cycle excellence

During Day 4 of the Digital Annual Conference, HFMA recognized the 23 winners of the 2020 MAP Awards.

Nick Hut August 26, 2022

Terri Chinn: For hospital CFOs, success comes from understanding payer expectations

Terri Chinn, CPA, a 37-year member of HFMA, and vice president, finance, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction, Colorado, suggests success for her organization comes from its ability promote health in its service area. She has applied her lessons learned as a leader of both payer and provider organizations to financially manage a clinically integrated network, called Monument Health, with the purpose of improving quality and access while reducing cost for its beneficiaries.

Steven Berger, FHFMA August 26, 2022

Kuchka-Craig and Crowell honored with 2022 Morgan Award

Debi Kuchka-Craig and Jude Crowell were presented with the 2022 Frederick C. Morgan Award for Individual Achievement at HFMA’s Annual Conference in Denver.

HFMA August 25, 2022

Healthcare executive compensation is on the upswing in 2022, new report finds

Healthcare labor trends are boosting compensation for hospital and health system executives, according to a new report.

Nick Hut August 25, 2022

Financial and operational challenges still hamper hospitals 2.5 years into the pandemic

Even as much of society takes steps toward pre-pandemic normalcy, hospitals continue to struggle under the weight of the last two and a half years.

Nick Hut August 24, 2022

Healthcare News of Note: Long COVID may affect a minimum of 10 million working-age adults

Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: Long COVID could impact healthcare coverage for many, the national uninsured rate reaches an all-time low, and more nurses are planning on leaving the profession.

Deborah Filipek August 23, 2022

Leveraging APPs is key to improving a health system’s provider enterprise

Although physicians have historically constituted the vast majority of a health system’s providers, advanced practice providers (APPs) are growing in number and importance throughout healthcare, to the point that what traditionally has been referred to as a health system's physician enterprise is now more aptly called its provider enterprise.

Matthew Bates July 22, 2022
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