Operations Management

First American – Providing funding solutions exclusively for healthcare organizations

Healthcare organizations can acquire leading-edge equipment and stay updated with the latest technology with one company’s funding solutions.

HFMA August 31, 2022

Ensemble helps healthcare organizations remove payer barriers, streamline processes and systems and implement strategies to increase patient loyalty

Find out how one company works with clients to ensure healthcare providers can navigate reimbursement complexity, adapt to payer changes and overcome obstacles.

HFMA August 31, 2022

Hospital financial metrics took another downturn in July, new report finds

The negative financial performance in July offset moderate gains during the previous few months, according to Kaufman Hall’s monthly report.

Nick Hut August 30, 2022

ElevatePFS delivers exceptional, patient-focused revenue cycle management services

Are you a provider dealing with government regulations, recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, and adapting to technological advancements? Find out how to alleviate stress while navigating the complex revenue cycle challenges, while also delivering a positive patient experience.

HFMA August 30, 2022

How a workforce marketplace ecosystem can reduce traveler nurse dependence and stabilize a hospital’s labor cost model

High labor costs are threatening the viability of many hospitals and health systems. A workforce ecosystem approach, after Uber’s “gig worker” approach, can help ensure organizations have access to a stable, cost-effective workforce, with reduced reliance on costly alternatives such as over-reliance on trave nurse.

Craig Allan Ahrens August 30, 2022

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

Improved access and quality of care are keys to solving the nation’s mental illness crisis

If we are to meaningfully address our nation’s crisis in mental health, we need to start by treating mental illness the same way we treat physical ailments, says Thomas Young, MD, a Board-certified physician and long-time vocal advocate for improving mental health in the United States.

Eric C. Reese, PhD August 26, 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

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.

Deborah Filipek August 8, 2022
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