Staff Development

HFMA’s virtual revenue cycle and price transparency series focuses on helping health systems re-engage consumers and improve financial performance

Beginning March 1, healthcare finance professionals can participate in several educational sessions and peer-to-peer discussions by enrolling in HFMA's virtual revenue cycle and price transparency workshop.

Deborah Filipek August 26, 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

Healthcare News of Note: Newest nurses now fill the greatest number of 12-hour shifts

Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: New nurses fill the largest number of shifts, some heart failure patients find the cost of medications unaffordable, and inaccuracies in CMS data make it difficult to address healthcare disparities.

Deborah Filipek July 14, 2022

Healthcare News of Note: Oracle once again extends its tender offer to acquire Cerner, indicates further extensions are likely

Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: Oracle again has extended its tender offer to acquire Cerner, a new report quantifies the impact of the U.S. COVID-19 vaccination program, and healthcare is one of the top industries attracting former low-wage earners.

Deborah Filipek June 21, 2022

Healthcare News of Note: Significant social risk is just one reason some consumers struggle with healthcare

Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: Consumers with significant social risk likely face other barriers to healthcare, some physicians may need interventions to boost their vaccine confidence, and U.S. residents’ life expectancy declines again.

Deborah Filipek June 21, 2022

Healthcare News of Note: New CMS data set makes hospital and skilled nursing facility ownership changes more transparent

Healthcare News of Note for healthcare finance professionals is a roundup of recent news articles: CMS releases a new report on healthcare provider ownership, a new report examines the consequences of the pandemic for Black Americans, and 34% of nurses plan to leave their current job in 2022.

Deborah Filipek June 21, 2022

How HFMA/Boise State master’s degree cohort members are putting new knowledge to work

Abby Birch, Grayson Johnston and Jacob Dalmas, three members of the first HFMA/Boise State master's in Population and Health Systems Management cohort, discuss their experiences in the program.

Deborah Filipek June 1, 2022

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.

Jeni Williams May 31, 2022

Finding solutions to better manage payment process workflows

In this roundtable, revenue cycle leaders share their challenges, how they have enhanced payment processes through automation, and how they have identified opportunities for improvement.

HFMA April 29, 2022

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.

HFMA April 29, 2022
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