A ‘magic equation’ to unlock OR revenue
This whitepaper offers healthcare leaders a roadmap to identify operating room (OR) inefficiencies and address them using a "magic equation" of artificial intelligence, automation and change management.
Improving financial performance using clinical supply chain technology
In this HFMA Executive Roundtable, six healthcare financial executives reflect on the biggest clinical supply chain challenges their organization faces and discuss what metrics are most critical to evaluating success and a return on investment (ROI) with clinical supply chain technologies.
Understanding the true cost to collect requires focusing on high-level KPIs
Revenue cycle management leaders from around the country share their perspectives on defining and maintaining a high-performance revenue cycle and the challenges they face in working to enhance revenue cycle management.
5 ways end-to-end RCM improves the employee experience
In today’s healthcare landscape, it can be very difficult to find and retain top talent. The key? Improve the employee experience. See the 5 ways end-to-end RCM can enhance your team’s day-to-day, creating a superior work environment that speaks for itself. Inside this guide, you’ll learn how to improve the employee experience by enabling more…
Annual Conference: Houston Methodist uses AI in virtual models for critical care, patient observation and more
Artificial intelligence (AI) is driving innovation in clinical operations at the Houston Methodist hospital system, as explained during a presentation this week at HFMA’s Annual Conference. Among other virtual-care programs developed by the organization’s innovation center, Houston Methodist has incorporated a virtual ICU and virtual observation in the inpatient setting. Both programs use AI to…
Artificial Intelligence for RCM: Separating Hype from Reality
A growing volume of tagged data is exacerbating an already complex healthcare revenue cycle management (RCM) process that is largely transactional in nature, thus making RCM an area that is prime for automation and the application of artificial intelligence (AI). From automating manual and redundant tasks within patient access, coding, billing, and collections to applying…
Healthcare News of Note: The healthcare sector was targeted by nearly 24% of cyber-attack activity in 2022
When it comes to the number of malicious cybersecurity events targeting customers in the Americas, the healthcare industry is second, just behind finance. Contrary to its previously announced plans, the U.S. Department of Justice is not pursuing a further challenge to UnitedHealth Group’s purchase of Change Healthcare. The average pay for physicians decreased 2.4% in…
Survey: Understanding and mitigating risk in compensating physicians
Important learnings from a February 2020 HFMA-conducted survey about physician compensation, where healthcare organization leaders offer insights on the complexities of the process.
An HFMA poll shows CFOs want more collaboration with CIOs
This pulse survey shows that CFO’s need to be included on additional information about the risk assessment of IT spend, prioritization of major initiatives, alignment of corporate goals, expected ROI and more.
Helping healthcare organizations proactively verify and search for missed insurance coverage
Review how one company helps healthcare organizations verify and search for missed insurance coverage throughout the patient lifecycle and stay on top of benefits coordination.