Staff Development

Recruitment and retention strategies can help mitigate impacts of the Great Resignation

To maintain a high-quality workforce, hospitals and health systems must take deliberate steps to address common pitfalls in the recruiting process and to adopt proven strategies for enhancing retention.

Joni Coccagna December 22, 2021

Ready for the moment: After her historic appointment as HFMA Chair, Tammie Jackson is eager to get to work on key healthcare issues

As the healthcare industry and the world at large increasingly focus on issues of social justice, Tammie Jackson on June 1 becomes the first Black person to serve as Chair in HFMA’s 75-year history.

Nick Hut December 13, 2021

The COVID-19-induced surge in healthcare labor costs is testing hospitals and health systems

Struggles with the pandemic’s financial impact on the healthcare workforce leave few alternatives besides innovation, say industry experts and leaders on the front lines.

Nick Hut December 9, 2021

Jill Geisler: 9 ways difficult conversations go south and how to keep that from happening

Avoiding difficult conversations can lead to unhealthy organizations. Jill Geisler talks about common ways conversations can derail and how leaders can get them back on track.

Jill Geisler December 9, 2021

6 things leaders can do to foster civility in the workplace

Times are turbulent, and people often feel empowered to express their opinions, even in negative ways. Jill Geisler shares things leaders can do to promote civility in the workplace and keep teams working well together.

Jill Geisler December 9, 2021

How to address the looming healthcare employment crisis

Healthcare organizations can best prepare for an anticipated labor shortage and other workforce challenges by adopting a holistic and proactive approach to human capital management as a discipline, with the goal of promoting greater employee engagement and satisfaction.

Bruce Bolger December 1, 2021

Relief meets reality: The healthcare workforce is still reeling from COVID-19’s impact

HFMA President and CEO Joe Fifer reflects on another challenging year for healthcare.

Joseph J. Fifer, FHFMA, CPA November 30, 2021

HFMA’s Annual Conference 2021 kicks off Nov. 8, with options for healthcare finance professionals to attend in Minneapolis or virtually

HFMA’s Annual Conference 2021, which begins Nov. 8, will provide education and networking opportunities for both in-person and virtual attendees.

Deborah Filipek November 5, 2021

Q&A: What healthcare professionals can do to stay safe while traveling and attending live events

Mayo Clinic’s Sean C. Dowdy shares best practices healthcare professionals can use to stay safe while traveling and attending live events, and he discusses what Mayo Clinic’s COVID-19 modeling shows for Olmsted County in Minnesota.

Deborah Filipek September 29, 2021

The future of the clinical workforce: Joyce Fitzpatrick, Case Western Reserve University, and Robyn Begley, CEO of the AONL and chief nursing officer of the AHA, discuss challenges in nursing

Joyce Fitzpatrick, a nurse and director of the Marian K. Shaughnessy Nurse Leadership Academy at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University and Robyn Begley, CEO of the American Organization for Nursing Leadership and the chief nursing officer for the American Hospital Association, discuss the challenges facing the nursing profession.

Erika Grotto September 27, 2021
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