Operations and Other Technology

Confessions of an Innovation Killer

As I look back at innovation and my CFO role, I feel like I was a serial murderer of innovation.

Jeff Helton,  PHD, FHFMA, CMA, CFE May 29, 2019

How health plans can achieve next-level cost efficiencies using artificial intelligence and analytics

Health plans can transform their cost structures by implementing predictive analytics and artificial-intelligence processes.

Emad Rizk, MD May 15, 2019

How data provides vital insight into the social determinants of health

Analytics programs that identify patients with social determinants of health can have clinical as well as financial benefits for healthcare providers.

Laura Ramos Hegwer May 15, 2019

Improving Patient Acquisition and Retention With Digital Care Coordination

By improving the patient experience from the first communication with a provider to post-discharge care, a healthcare organization can help attract and retain more patients.

Jason Kressel February 21, 2019

Data Sharing Tips for Value-Based Payment Arrangements

Value-based contracts require that provider organizations and health plans share data and information that they may not have shared historically. Details about that data-sharing must be established in contracts.

Lola Butcher February 6, 2019

A New Era in Healthcare Data Monetization

Technological advancements present an opportunity for healthcare organizations to monetize data.

Stephanie Crabb February 4, 2019

hfm Magazine: February 2019

The February 2019 edition of hfm explores people and culture in healthcare finance, focusing on performance improvement, academic-community relationships, and care delivery.

HFMA January 31, 2019

The Origins of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology

A growing variety of applications for blockchain offers an expanding range of tools designed to solve specific problems in the healthcare industry.

HFMA January 29, 2019

Innovation in Health Care—It’s Not Just an App

Innovative technology often is seen as the means for transforming health care, but what ultimately is required is innovative thinking that doesn’t rely solely on technology but also looks at ways to improve processes.

Jeff Helton,  PHD, FHFMA, CMA, CFE January 23, 2019

A CFO’s Guide to AI Strategy

As artificial intelligence is growing in popularity in the healthcare industry, hospitals and health systems are beginning to realize significant ROI from the technology.

Neil Shah January 23, 2019
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