Leadership & Professional Development

Jill Geisler cautions healthcare finance leaders to beware of blind spots and biases

You’re a good leader. You work hard, care deeply and want your people to succeed. You take part in trainings and programs to elevate your skills and the culture you lead. You read columns like this to pick up management tips. And you don’t stop reading when you get to the uncomfortable message of this…

Jill Geisler April 11, 2023

South Texas Chapter event exceeds expectations 

HFMA’s South Texas Chapter hosted a women’s leadership conference on Jan. 20 in Austin, Texas. The theme was Empower, Encourage, Elevate, and it was the first event of its kind for the Chapter. Things went so well that they’re already planning to do it again next year. Trying something different Amy Raymond, vice president of…

Crystal Milazzo March 29, 2023

Best practices for relieving unprecedented cost pressures facing healthcare providers

Due to labor cost increases, inflation, declining Medicare reimbursements and other reasons, health systems across the nation are feeling a new financial strain after the height of the pandemic.

HFMA March 29, 2023

Creating sound strategies to manage compensation and benefits regardless of where your employees reside

No doubt there are significant cultural and financial benefits to supporting continued remote and hybrid work in healthcare, particularly in billing/coding, call center, scheduling and administrative roles. Healthcare, however, faces specific challenges as they seek to demystify multi-state tax rules.

HFMA March 29, 2023

HFMA launches new leadership courses based on member feedback

You asked. We answered. Seventy-seven percent of HFMA members said they want more leadership and professional development, and now you can access these new courses in HFMA’s Online Learning Library: Anatomy of Analytics: Three Critical Components Leadership Need To Know Three Key Components For Effective Leadership Storytelling Seven Qualities of an Emotional Intelligent Leader Courses…

HFMA staff reports March 23, 2023

Jill Geisler: 4 ways to give positive feedback with impact

May I give you a pleasant assignment? Think about a high performer on your team. Next, write a few bullet points about what that person does to earn your high regard. Finally, take 90 seconds and format it as a message to that person. This is a class exercise I use when teaching managers about…

Jill Geisler March 15, 2023

Creating a sustainable healthcare workforce demands innovative solutions

Five healthcare leaders share insight on how their forward-thinking healthcare organizations approach staffing challenges facing the industry.

HFMA February 28, 2023

Meet HFMA’s newest chapter: Empire New York 

Here’s an HFMA riddle for you: When does 63 – 4 = 60? The answer: When four local chapters consolidate to form a single chapter. And that’s what happened recently when four existing chapters — Central New York, Hudson Valley New York, Northeastern New York and Western New York — joined to form the Empire…

Crystal Milazzo February 27, 2023

Jill Geisler: When leading a multi-generational team, avoid stereotypes

There are five generations in today’s workforce: Silent, boomers, Generation X, millennials and Generation Z. They can range in age from 18 to 80 ― and all just might be working for the same organization! The secret to managing across generations It’s simple: Avoid stereotyping people by their ages. That may fly in the face…

Jill Geisler February 15, 2023

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
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