Healthcare News of Note: Mayo Clinic in Minnesota earns top spot in Best Hospitals ranking
Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: 20 hospitals named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll, HHS declares monkeypox a public health emergency, and a look at maternal mortality rates among high-income countries.
Effective healthcare finance leaders understand more than just finance
Laurence Appel, CPA, FHFMA, and the CFO of University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System — and a 37-year member of HFMA — says it is important for finance leaders to be well-versed in the clinical aspects of the business and its responsibility to meet the community’s healthcare and social needs.
HFMA member is thankful for the Association’s impact on her life
Candi Powers, the chief revenue cycle officer at Mon Health System, describes how HFMA membership changed the trajectory of her life.
Igniting the spark for healthcare transformation
Wildfires in the nation’s healthcare system, from misaligned incentives to disparities in health outcomes and care access, have led to devastating consequences, says HFMA Chair Aaron Crane.
Innovative venue sourcing: Minnesota Chapter hosts event at business partner facility
Hannah Weishalla talks about the Minnesota Chapter’s recent conference held at a business partner’s facility and shares tips for other chapters considering a similar collaboration.
Jill Geisler on crisis management: Lead like Zelenskyy
Leaders must be prepared to respond to critical situations. Looking to the example currently being set by Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Jill Geisler discusses what leaders need to know and do.
Healthcare finance leaders share innovative approaches to pandemic challenges
In this Roundtable, several senior financial leaders discuss how their organizations are handling new and persistent problems and what role technology plays in solving staffing issues.
Reframe workforce challenges as opportunities
Tammie Jackson believes the healthcare industry’s current workforce challenges are opportunities to redefine workplaces to better attract and retain employees.
Chapter’s essential spreadsheet skills training goes regional
HFMA’s Hudson Valley Chapter has been providing members with Excel training for more than 20 years. The program was so popular, it’s now offered regionwide.
Jill Geisler: Empathetic leadership: What it is and why it’s important for healthcare finance leaders
Jill Geisler explains empathetic leadership and its importance for healthcare leaders. She shares ways to cultivate empathy and highlights its potential downside.