CVS, Virtual Platforms, and How Millennials are Disrupting the Industry

March 13, 2019

Chad Mulvany, HFMA's director of healthcare finance policy, perspectives and analysis, shares insights on technological developments that are disrupting the industry.

 

Episode links:

Healthcare Business News

HFMA Dollars & Sense

Hospitals Should Prepare for Industry Disruption by Empowered Consumers

Disruptive Partnerships and Innovation

Shall We Play a Game?

February 27, 2019

Computer hackers have been around almost as long as computers themselves, but the risks to healthcare organizations are growing. On today's episode, we explore cybersecurity in hospitals and health systems--what information hackers want, what to do after a breach occurs, and how to avoid one in the first place.

 

Links:

Safeguarding Electronic Protected Health Information: A Non-Technie Guide for Healthcare Leaders

Low-Cost Strategies to Strengthen Cybersecurity

CFOs Play a Key Role in Cybersecurity Planning

The Future of Revenue Cycle (Part 2)

February 13, 2019

Nicholas Mendyka of the University of Virginia Health System Medical Center discusses price transparency, and HFMA director Todd Nelson talks about the revenue cycle of tomorrow. Also: five things patients can do to avoid surprise bills (and why hospitals should tell them).

 

Resources mentioned in this episode:

Avoiding Surprises in Your Medical Bills

Imagine Tomorrow's Revenue Cycle at HFMA's Revenue Cycle Conference, March 20-22 in Austin, Texas

The Future of Revenue Cycle (Part 1)

January 30, 2019
Nicholas Mendyka of the University of Virginia Health System Medical Center talks about the necessary coordination between clinical and financial for future revenue cycle success. Also: five key considerations for organization integration.

Disruptive Partnerships and Innovation

January 16, 2019
HFMA director Chad Mulvany discusses innovative disruption in the industry. Also: a Connecticut health system discusses mandatory e-prescribing of controlled substances.

2019: The Year of the Healthcare Consumer

January 2, 2019
Rick Gundling, HFMA's vice president of healthcare financial practice, discusses top challenges and opportunities in 2019 for healthcare finance leaders.

Around the World in 40 Weeks: Maternity Care Outside the U.S.

December 14, 2018

Olakunle Olaniyan, MD, MBA, FHFMA, president of Case Management Covenants, discusses what the United States can learn from other countries when it comes to maternity care. Also: an interview with Matt Houston of GHX about adoption of automated payment processes and five fast facts about hospital mergers and acquisitions. Sponsored by GHX. 

You Should Talk: Opportunities for Patient Financial Conversations

December 3, 2018

Kristen Mazurek of Geisinger Health talks about the challenge of conversations with inpatients for whom care is not routine. Also, the latest healthcare finance news and key performance indicators for value-based payment.

What Midterm Elections Mean for Health Care

November 14, 2018

Rich Daly interviews Rick Gundling, HFMA's senior vice president of healthcare financial practices, about the results of the midterm elections.

A Clean (Hospital) Bill of Health

October 26, 2018

Kristen Mazurek, manager of patient financial services at Geisinger Health, talks about the hospital revenue cycle. Also, the latest healthcare finance news.