HFMA’s Voices in Healthcare Finance
A quick holiday week news update with Nick and Shawn

A quick holiday week news update with Nick and Shawn

November 21, 2022

HFMA Senior Editor Nick Hut and HFMA Policy Director Shawn Stack dive into the latest healthcare finance headlines in this shortened episode for Thanksgiving Week.

Jonathan Fanning on creativity and the questions we should all be asking to innovate in the workplace

Jonathan Fanning on creativity and the questions we should all be asking to innovate in the workplace

November 7, 2022

Jonathan Fanning, an author, entrepreneur and frequent speaker at HFMA Chapter and Region events, discusses how to overcome the barriers to creativity and innovation in healthcare.

 

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Inflation is squeezing hospital margins--what's next?

If you want the solution to staffing challenges in healthcare, try asking your staff.

If you want the solution to staffing challenges in healthcare, try asking your staff.

October 24, 2022

Workers' expectations have changed. Leadership in healthcare needs to change too. Julie Hamilton of Core Rising discusses how industry leaders can keep up with the times.

 

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Policy Approaches to Reduce What Commercial Insurers Pay for Hospitals’ and Physicians’ Services

The Great Renegotiation is making hiring harder. Are you searching the right talent pools?

How a new structure in the C-suite can drive innovation

How a new structure in the C-suite can drive innovation

October 10, 2022

As the role of the CFO evolves, the interactions between C-suite leaders have likewise changed. Peyman Zand, a vice-president at CereCore, discusses how alignment in the C-suite is helping drive innovation.

Healthcare disruptors like Amazon get good patient reviews, but questions about quality abound.

Healthcare disruptors like Amazon get good patient reviews, but questions about quality abound.

September 26, 2022

The podcast news team tackles the topic of quality when disruptors enter the healthcare space. Join Senior Editor Nick Hut and Policy Director Shawn Stack for a hard look at issues of safety and best practices when customer convenience reigns supreme.

 

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Amazon’s health ambitions sometimes clashed with medical best practices, nurses say

What identification of victims of TWA Flight 800 taught the healthcare industry about medical records

What identification of victims of TWA Flight 800 taught the healthcare industry about medical records

September 12, 2022

Beth Friedman, a senior partner at FINN Partners, shares the story of her experience helping identify the 230 victims of the TWA Flight 800 crash in 1996 via medical and dental records. 

 

Also in this episode, Channing Monti and Janice Kocheran from sponsor Fiserv discuss the challenges of automated reconciliation.

The cost effectiveness of palliative care in a fee-for-service or value setting

The cost effectiveness of palliative care in a fee-for-service or value setting

September 5, 2022

HFMA President and CEO Joe Fifer interviews Brynn Bowman, CEO of the Center to Advance Palliative Care.

Ensuring your patients and staff are prepared for the next disaster

Ensuring your patients and staff are prepared for the next disaster

August 29, 2022

Ali Hochreiter and Lauren Knieser from Audacious Inquiry, a PointClickCare company, discuss disaster preparedness for patients outside hospital walls.

 

Mentioned in this episode:

Final rule appears to give a boost to providers in No Surprises Act arbitration cases

CMS tip sheet

Ready.gov

HHS technical resources

The five essential people on every patient’s cancer care team (and why a financial advocate should be one of them)

The five essential people on every patient’s cancer care team (and why a financial advocate should be one of them)

August 15, 2022

Jada Desmarais of Baker Newman Noyes discusses the importance of a cohesive care team for patients with cancer.

Cost effectiveness of health and the urgent case for value: More insights from HFMA’s 2022 Annual Conference

Cost effectiveness of health and the urgent case for value: More insights from HFMA’s 2022 Annual Conference

August 1, 2022

Kal Wahab, a director at Nordic Global and a speaker at HFMA's Annual Conference pre-conference, discusses the cost effectiveness of health and why healthcare organizations should assess their readiness for value.

 

Also in this episode, Michael Spencer of sponsor Conifer Health Solutions talks about digital patient engagement.

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