Using Ambulatory Pricing Strategically to Protect and Grow Market Share
An increasing regulatory focus on price transparency also is an impetus for hospitals and health systems to pursue ambulatory care pricing strategies aimed at growing market share.
Temporary Nurses: A Viable Solution to Nurse Shortages
Nurse shortages have hospitals and health systems considering temporary nurses.
Hospitals Should Prepare for Industry Disruption by Empowered Consumers
Investments in the patient experience, clinical quality, and overall financial performance can be mutually reinforcing strategies that help hospitals effectively deliver value-focused and patient-centered care.
New Approaches and Technologies for Improving Cost Performance in Health Care
One health system tackled their readmissions problem by identifying reasons for overstays.
Creating PSAs That Promote a Meaningful Hospital-Physician Bond
Professional services agreements between hospitals and physicians should be structured to create integrated, binding relationships that support value-based strategies and creation of a high-performing provider networks.
Resolve to Collaborate in 2019
Cross-professional partnerships can enhance healthcare organizations ability to achieve shared goals of improving the patient experience, reducing the cost of care, and improving population health.
Medicare's Move Toward Site-Neutral Payment
A payment change in the OPPS final rule that aims to align payments made for services delivered in off-campus hospital outpatient departments with those made for services delivered in physician offices has raised considerable controversy.
Winning Strategies to Transform Health Care in 2019
Healthcare providers should keep certain best practices in mind when choosing new technology in 2019.
Price Transparency: The View from Washington
HFMA President and CEO Joe Fifer discusses implications of a new federal report that addresses price transparency.
Using Talent Management to Drive Innovation
As finance departments are doing more with less, they begin to see how other organizations are evolving and seeing opportunities flourish as they progress themselves.
Aligning Value-Based Contracts for Better Performance
A roundtable of senior financial leaders that offers strategies for evaluating, operationalizing, and aligning value-based contracts and care delivery work streams.
Patient Engagement Strategies and Technologies that Are Positively Impacting Value-Based Care Models
A roundtable of senior healthcare leaders discussing patient engagement strategies and the technology that supports them.
Improving Patient Financial Engagement
A research highlight that delves into key takeaways from a June 2018 HFMA member survey about patient payment perspectives and strategies.