Leadership & Professional Development

Honor Roll: HFMA awards certifications to 2,746 members between September and December 2022

HFMA offers eight certifications for members to validate their expertise and demonstrate their commitment to the profession. The HFMA certifications are as follows: Certified Healthcare Financial Professional (CHFP), Certified Revenue Cycle Representative (CRCR), Certified Revenue Cycle Representative (CRCR) – GCC, Certified Specialist Accounting & Finance (CSAF), Certified Specialist Business Intelligence (CSBI), Certified Specialist Physician Practice…

Deborah Filipek February 7, 2023

Joseph J. Fifer receives HFMA UK’s highest honor 

HFMA President and CEO Joseph J. Fifer received an honorary fellowship from HFMA UK. David Hughes and Steve Oglesby retire, while Kim Shrewsbury, Andy Zukowski and Rick Carrico have new CFO jobs.

Crystal Milazzo January 25, 2023

Jill Geisler: Resolve to upgrade your communication in 2023

What are your key goals for 2023? You’ve probably established your business goals for the year ahead. But what about personal goals?  What can you do to improve your leadership effectiveness and benefit your team? Let me offer a worthy resolution: In 2023, pledge to upgrade the quality of your communication. It’s a critical part…

Jill Geisler January 16, 2023

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. 

Erika Grotto December 19, 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?

Erika Grotto December 19, 2022

If you want the solution to staffing challenges in healthcare, try asking your staff.

Workers' expectations have changed. Leadership in healthcare needs to change too. Julie Hamilton of Core Rising discusses how industry leaders can keep up with the times.

Erika Grotto December 15, 2022

Wendy Fielding: Healthcare CFOs can benefit from having a financial analyst’s perspective

Wendy Fielding, MBA, a 30-year member of HFMA, and CFO and system vice president of finance at Dartmouth-Hitchcock in Lebanon, New Hampshire, values the lessons she learned from her early experience as a financial analyst in healthcare. And she applies those lessons learned as she helps her organization today realize its commitment to value-based care and improving access to care for its patients.

Steven Berger, FHFMA November 1, 2022

Arizona Chapter forges unique partnership

Arizona HFMA Chapter partners with the Diaper Bank of Central Arizona to raise awareness of a critical need and provide needed supplies to low-income families.

Crystal Milazzo October 24, 2022

Jill Geisler: How inclusive leaders protect against ‘invisible work’

DEI efforts within organizations can result in extra work for key staff. Jill Geisler shares tips for how leaders can ensure this does not become invisible work that imposes an unrecognized burden.

Jill Geisler October 13, 2022

Jill Geisler: Are you creating quiet quitters or preventing them?

Quiet quitting is a current workplace hot topic. Jill Geisler discusses the trend and the role that leaders can play in either preventing — or perpetuating — it.

Jill Geisler October 12, 2022
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