The award-winning articles were selected by a panel of five leaders in the healthcare industry who review each expert-reviewed article published in hfm.
HFMA is pleased to recognize the winners and runners-up of the Helen Yerger/L. Vann Seawell Best Article Award for outstanding editorial achievement in hfm magazine in fiscal year 2020-2021. Articles are judged on the writers’ demonstration of technical quality and writing skills and contributions to the literature of healthcare finance professionals.
The following three articles are the FY21 recipients of HFMA’s Best Article Award. The runners-up are recognized together.
BEST ARTICLE | May 2021 hfm
“The economics of a telehealth visit: A time-based study at Penn Medicine”
By Neil Ravitz, MBA, Sean Looby, MHA, Calvin Jordan, MBA, and Andrew Kanoff, MHA
Summary: Research into the costs of delivering telehealth versus in-person visits by the Department of Orthopaedics at Penn Medicine sought to answer the health system's questions about the long-term economic viability of telemedicine services, and to help inform their conversations with payers about how much they should appropriately be paid for the services.