Podcast | Leadership
Denese Neu discusses how the systems thinking approach can help healthcare organizations organize their health equity and DEI strategies.
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Podcast | Leadership
Tammie Jackson, HFMA's 2021-2022 National Chair, discusses how delaying her tenure due to the pandemic changed the message she wanted to share, how that message was received, and her final thoughts as she winds down her term.
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Podcast | Leadership
Gretchen Berlin, a senior partner in the healthcare practice at McKinsey & Company, discusses the firm's 2021 Women in the Workplace report and related research in the healthcare field.
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Sponsored Content | Patient Access
Given the millions of people who have left their jobs as part of the Great Resignation or have found themselves unemployed for other reasons, your health system’s ability to improve its eligibility and enrollment processes in the revenue cy...
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Sponsored Content | Cost Reduction
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Sponsored Content | Payment Models
In this inaugural report from the Guidehouse Center for Health Insights, experts discuss why now is the time for payers and providers to form aggressive shared-risk arrangements that take advantage of opportunities in their market.
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Sponsored Content | Healthcare Business Trends
Pharmacy is an underutilized strategic asset and represents a significant financial opportunity for health systems.
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Sponsored Content | Productivity and Process Improvement
Finding the best vendor to help you automate your AP process can be challenging. However, knowing what questions to ask during the discovery process will make sure you understand all of the components that are essential to you.
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Sponsored Content | Billing and Collections
This white paper presents both how and why implementing an Activity Based Costing (ABC) strategy can improve your organization’s financial and clinical performance.
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Sponsored Content | Managed Care
Download this cheat sheet to learn how the updated guidelines can improve outcomes and reduce readmissions.
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Sponsored Content | Denials Management
As hospitals and health systems strive to overcome critical staffing shortages and push towards an increased focus on patient experiences, they need more efficient and effective processes and policies to maintain financial health.
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Sponsored Content | Strategic Partnerships Mergers and Acquisitions
Concerns over facility-based care and risk of exposure during the COVID-19 pandemic have led to a massive shift in consumerism – changing the perceptions of how individuals access physicians and post-acute care.
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Sponsored Content | Revenue Cycle
A new survey of hospitals and health systems has identified a subset of respondents with significant need for more efficient and effective outpatient services revenue cycle management.
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Sponsored Content | Healthcare Business Trends
Accounts payable (AP) is often overshadowed by more visible healthcare operations. As cost reduction has become a top concern among healthcare providers, some are finding success in the AP department by automating & digitizing legacy proces...
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Sponsored Content | Revenue Cycle
Rethinking strategies around three fundamental areas will help healthcare providers maintain fiscal footing: staffing, financial management and RCM partners.
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Sponsored Content | Strategic Partnerships Mergers and Acquisitions
While already at a crisis level, the demand for healthcare workers is projected to continue to grow by nine percent annually through 2030.1 To overcome this challenge, hospitals are looking for innovative solutions and an integrated care ap...
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Sponsored Content | Managed Care
Read this white paper to learn about two care coordination strategies that are improving outcomes for medically complex patients and reducing total cost of care.
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Sponsored Content | Analytics
This three-part blog series will explore what makes an organization high-performing in its use of data and analytics. Data governance in healthcare requires three components, starting with effective internal data governance structures that ...
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Sponsored Content | Analytics
This three-part blog series will explore what makes an organization high-performing in its use of data and analytics. Data governance in healthcare requires three components, starting with effective internal data governance structures that ...
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Sponsored Content | Analytics
This three-part blog series will explore what makes an organization high-performing in its use of data and analytics. Data governance in healthcare requires three components, starting with effective internal data governance structures that ...
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Sponsored Content | Accounting and Financial Reporting
A comprehensive guide to the financial systems available for healthcare organizations. Our guide reviews the pros and cons of 5 popular options for accounting teams so you can identify which one is best for your business.
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Sponsored Content | Self-Payment Collection
iVitaFi conducted research with patients on their preferences to make medical bill payments and with hospital leaders on their experience collecting patient payments. The disparity revealed that hospitals need more insight into how patients...
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Sponsored Content | Revenue Cycle
For revenue-cycle functions, staffing shortage solutions can be found by improving efficiencies through automation and expanding the labor pool with remote and hybrid positions as well as off-shoring partners.
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Sponsored Content | Patient Experience
We surveyed 100 senior leaders from healthcare systems across North America to understand the role automation plays in their organization and how they see it shaping the healthcare providers of tomorrow.
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Sponsored Content | Revenue Cycle Technology
The survey explores the state of revenue cycle automation in hospitals and health systems.
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Sponsored Content | Operations Management
This white paper presents both how and why implementing an Activity Based Costing (ABC) strategy can improve your organization’s financial and clinical performance.
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Sponsored Content | Physician Group Revenue Cycle
Nearly every type of healthcare organization is experiencing unprecedented staffing challenges right now. It’s time to work smarter, not harder. That means revenue cycle leaders need to find new ways to do more with less. In this white p...
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Sponsored Content | Payment Trends
There are proven, effective ways to improve payment processes, help patients manage their financial responsibility and put your healthcare organization on more solid footing.
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Sponsored Content | Managed Care
Recent research indicates that respiratory failure poses an increasing challenge for providers and payers, in part due to the COVID-19 pandemic and demographic changes. In order to optimize outcomes and decrease total cost of care, payer ...
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Sponsored Content | Strategic Partnerships Mergers and Acquisitions
As financial strain continues to impact hospitals across the country, health leaders are seeking partnership to increase financial stability amid an ever-changing landscape. In doing so, a hospital can effectively obtain additional resource...
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Sponsored Content | Revenue Cycle
A positive patient experience begins before the patient steps foot in a facility, followed by an efficient and accurate process every step of the way.
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Sponsored Content | Administrative Simplification
Inefficient manual authorizations cost providers time and money. Innovative solutions such as automation and interoperability can help streamline processes and minimize the potential errors and delays that impact speed, revenue, and the qua...
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Sponsored Content | FASB and GASB Rules and Guidelines
In this report, we share findings from our 2021 survey of 500 senior finance and accounting professionals (excluding public companies) about ASC 842 readiness.
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Sponsored Content | Physician Practice Revenue
Learn how to reassess your revenue cycle management and consider new approaches that can leverage automation, incorporate advanced analytics, and improve patient collections to help ensure your practice is reliably and consistently collecti...
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Sponsored Content | Cost Reduction
This research paper shares the awareness, perceived value, and use of medical device management services by healthcare executives. It introduces the need for three capabilities: technology-enabled clinical engineering, clinical asset manage...
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Sponsored Content | Partnerships and Value
Effective partnerships can transform revenue cycle operations and drive substantial cost savings. This paper explores the benefits and savings that can be achieved when healthcare providers form strategic relationships and create shared goa...
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Sponsored Content | Healthcare Business Trends
A refreshed look at Medigap revenue, the opportunity that exists to increase market share, and the financial impact it has on healthcare organizations. This white paper presents three important considerations for healthcare finance leaders ...
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Sponsored Content | Revenue Cycle
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Sponsored Content | Self-Payment Collection
By elevating their patients’ consumer experience, healthcare organizations have the opportunity to significantly reduce AR days and unpaid patient balances while also strengthening patient satisfaction and loyalty.
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Sponsored Content | Cost Reduction
Clinical assets account a quarter of health systems’ capital expenses, presenting an untapped financial lever. TRIMEDX brings unhindered visibility to health systems’ entire clinical asset inventory and proactively provides actionable reco...
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Sponsored Content | Partnerships and Value
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Sponsored Content | Care Management
A nationally recognized academic medical center was looking to improve their capital planning process to optimize their clinical asset inventory and drive savings. By implementing a comprehensive clinical asset management solution that leve...
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Sponsored Content | Care Management
For patients needing continued acute care after a hospital stay, knowing the top conditions and illness severity treated at each post-acute care setting is essential to improving patient outcomes, reducing readmissions, and lowering total c...
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Sponsored Content | Consumerism
The American healthcare system is experiencing significant shifts, moving past long-standingnorms. Health consumers increasingly want the new point-of-purchase financing options synonymous with today’s retail experience for their healthcare...
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Sponsored Content | Billing and Collections
Forward-thinking teams are finding new ways to combine data intelligence, automation, and flexible processes to save time, lower administrative costs, reduce AR days and deliver more revenue.
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Sponsored Content | Revenue Cycle Technology
Gain insight into the changing federal and state regulations concerning patient billing and collections and discover how CarePayment can support both providers and their patients with our compassionate, zero interest payment plans
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Sponsored Content | Revenue Cycle
A data-driven management approach to revenue cycle that empowers your staff could effect sweeping change for improved long-term financial health.
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Sponsored Content | Service Line Management
See how COVID-19 continues to effect planning as well as the multiple challenges hospitals face with their most complex patients and their rehab programs.
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Sponsored Content | FASB and GASB Rules and Guidelines
Make an informed decision when selecting lease accounting software, so your team can transition to the new requirements, stay compliant as your leases change and make the most of your investment.
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Sponsored Content | Price Transparency
An HFMA-Strata survey found 61% of hospitals and health systems are revamping financial processes in light of price transparency.
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Sponsored Content | Partnerships and Value
See what percentages of hospital respondents outsource different departments, the types of benefits they see from that shift, as well as characteristics they look for in partners. The survey results also take a deeper dive into rehabilitati...
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Sponsored Content | Innovation and Disruption
When COVID-19 hit it made already unwieldy data management processes even more complicated. Responding to the urgent need for an efficient, effective and secure data system, Banner Health made a pivot to a health cloud. See how that decisio...
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Sponsored Content | Leadership
Strategic leadership has become a core element in the role of the senior finance executive in U.S. hospitals and health systems. CFOs across the nation are increasingly using their strategic acumen to raise their organizations to new height...
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Sponsored Content | Strategic Planning
Discover 3 key strategies hospitals are integrating to successfully address the growing medically complex population during and beyond COVID-19.
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Sponsored Content | Consumerism
This white paper from Premier will help executives capture the telehealth strategic opportunity and maximize recent and planned investments in telehealth by redesigning clinical models.
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Sponsored Content | Productivity and Process Improvement
In this e-book from Chrome River, you'll learn how an automated accounts payable solution eliminates manual processes, improves compliance, saves time, cuts costs and eradicates the risk of duplicate payments.
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Sponsored Content | Payment Trends
Healthcare providers should consider the benefits of offering a text to pay option for their patients.
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Sponsored Content | Budgeting
A n October 2020 HFMA survey, by Strata Decision Technology, found that the COVID-19 pandemic prompted many U.S. hospitals to consider moving from a traditional budgeting process to rolling forecasting, with one in five already having made...
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Sponsored Content | Value-Based Payment
In this article discussing implications of the findings of a December 2020 HFMA study, sponsored by GHX, healthcare leaders share their perspectives on key factors contributing to their organizations' success under value-based contracts.
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Sponsored Content | Care Management
This guide from Kindred Hospitals details the increased need for pulmonary care expertise to treat the growing number of medically complex patients experiencing respiratory complications, heightened by the pandemic, and explains the role LT...
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Sponsored Content | Artificial Intelligence
This guide from Meduit will help healthcare organizations answer the most frequently asked questions when selecting a partner for artificial intelligence solutions for revenue cycle management.
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Sponsored Content | Revenue Cycle
To move your performance in a positive direction and recover more cash more quickly at less cost, you need to start measuring rep productivity in meaningful, actionable ways.
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Sponsored Content | Denials Management
Learn the key factors causing a rise in denials for healthcare providers and proven strategies to help patients receive the medically-appropriate care they need to reach a full recovery in this Q&A from Kindred Healthcare.
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Sponsored Content | Patient Financial Communications
Telemedicine and teleworking are up, employment is down, and healthcare leaders are working to balance it all.
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Sponsored Content | FASB and GASB Rules and Guidelines
Visual Lease breaks down the complex FAQs about new lease accounting compliance rules and regulations and how they impact your healthcare organization.
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Sponsored Content | Revenue Cycle
Healthcare organizations can optimize accounts receivable by addressing key potential gaps.
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Sponsored Content | Care Management
This guide from Kindred Hospitals presents five standards long-term acute care hospitals maintain to combat infection and protect the most vulnerable patients.
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Sponsored Content | Labor Cost Management
This e-book from Health Catalyst explores how successful healthcare organizations are using data-driven strategies to manage labor spend and reduce costs to keep pace with revenue.
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Sponsored Content | Self-Payment Collection
Given the continuing growth of self-pay and rising insurance deductibles, how you collect on self-pay balances has never been more important to your financial health and prospects.
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Sponsored Content | Population Health Management
This white paper from Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services explains how rehabilitation is not only a critical component of a hospital's COVID-19 strategy, but also an integral part of its long-term clinical, operational and financial s...
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Sponsored Content | Partnerships and Value
This white paper from Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services outlines how finding rehab partnership through a joint-venture or unit management can support healthcare providers, the key qualities to look for in a partner and the top questi...
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Sponsored Content | Population Health Management
This guide from Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services breaks down the key differences between the levels of post-acute care, the unique benefits of inpatient rehabilitation in treating COVID-19 patients, and the opportunity to optimize y...
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Sponsored Content | Supply Chain Management
A healthcare organization's an A/P financing solution for supplier payments should reflect its financaI needs needs while also strengthening its relationships with suppliers.
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Sponsored Content | Consumerism
A survey found that the most successful healthcare organizations are those that embrace consumerism and proactively seek ways to better meet patient needs.
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Sponsored Content | Care Management
This white paper from Kindred Hospitals explains how the clinical expertise and patient care management strategies provided by long-term acute care hospitals are uniquely suited for patients recovering from COVID-19.
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Sponsored Content | Cost Reduction
JLL's comprehensive guidebook, "15 real estate strategies that boost healthcare margins," gives you numerous options to help you reduce your costs, recapture your revenue and thrive.
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Sponsored Content | Patient Financial Communications
The patient financial conversation is more important than ever in a time of COVID-19.
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Bart Lewis from Strata Decision Technology shares key lessons discovered when taking a new approach to annual budget planning.
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A survey conducted by HFMA and CareCredit provides insights into the state of consumerism among hospitals and health systems.
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