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“I’m just glad I brushed my hair today.” The challenges, and some strategies, for working moms during a global pandemic.

“I’m just glad I brushed my hair today.” The challenges, and some strategies, for working moms during a global pandemic.

January 13, 2021

A year ago, things were looking good for working women. At the end of 2019, the number of women in the workplace surpassed the number of men for the first time in a decade. But the pandemic has driven so many women out of the workforce to undo that progress, according to a recent report from McKinsey & Company.

In this episode, Annie Kurdziel and Elizabeth Newman from McKinsey & Company, join us to discuss the challenges they face as working moms as well as some strategies for individuals, managers and leadership as the United States approaches the one-year mark on widespread remote work and school.

Also in this episode, Laurie Heavey from sponsor ClearBalance talks about new research on patient-friendly payment.

Going beyond price transparency compliance, patient payment in a time of COVID, and medical device security

Going beyond price transparency compliance, patient payment in a time of COVID, and medical device security

December 16, 2020

Ogi Kwon of R1RCM discusses going beyond CMS price transparency compliance and toward a better patient experience. Chris Dunkerly and Doug Folsom from our sponsor TRIMEDX talk about about medical device cybersecurity. Five ways to strengthen patient relationships with sponsor CareCredit.

Perspectives on leadership, culture and team-building during a pandemic

Perspectives on leadership, culture and team-building during a pandemic

December 2, 2020

HFMA President and CEO interviews Lee Rivas of CloudMed about his leadership journey and how he's built his team during the pandemic. Rich Daly interviews Nicole Farrow and Andrew Johnson from Change Healthcare about trends and solutions in prior authorization.

How the pandemic paved the way for fraud, waste and abuse in telehealth

How the pandemic paved the way for fraud, waste and abuse in telehealth

November 18, 2020

Emad Rizk of Cotiviti discusses the fraud, waste and abuse risks of telehealth, and Sondra Cari from sponsor Huron talks about the opportunities of revenue cycle learning. 

Election Special: As the votes are tallied, we look at what the possible outcomes mean for healthcare

Election Special: As the votes are tallied, we look at what the possible outcomes mean for healthcare

November 4, 2020

As the world waits for the results of the presidential election and other key races, Rich Daly and Chad Mulvany discuss what could happen in the coming months. Also in this episode, Joe Fifer interviews 4sight Health CEO Dave Johnson about what's next for hospitals after COVID-19. Two articles he's authored on the topic are linked below. This episode is sponsored by TRIMEDX.

 

The Future of Hospitals in Post-COVID America: The Market Response

The Future of Hospitals in Post-COVID America: The Policy Response

The payer episode: CMS interoperability rules and provider strategies for better conversations

The payer episode: CMS interoperability rules and provider strategies for better conversations

October 21, 2020

Chris Hobson, from Orion Health discusses CMS’s upcoming deadline for interoperability requirements for payers and Geneva Schlabach from Vispa and Mike Duke from Baker Tilly talk about denials management. 

Telehealth opportunities in oncology, and Stever Robbins shares the secret to tackling email overload

Telehealth opportunities in oncology, and Stever Robbins shares the secret to tackling email overload

October 7, 2020

Dr. Andrew Hertler of New Century Health discusses how telehealth can help keep patients on track with cancer screenings and treatment. Also in this episode, productivity expert Stever Robbins tells us once and for all how to handle email (Hint: It's not folders.)

Self-pay A/R best practices, Stark Law with Rep. Roger Marshall and CMS’s price transparency rule

Self-pay A/R best practices, Stark Law with Rep. Roger Marshall and CMS’s price transparency rule

September 23, 2020

Chad Mulvany talks with members of the task force that developed recommendations around self-pay accounts receivable best practices, Rich Daly interviews Rep. Roger Marshall about his efforts to get CMS to speed up their overhaul of Stark and Antitrust laws. Gregory Adams from sponsor organization Panacea discusses some aspects of CMS's price transparency rule that hospitals might be missing. 

Remote revenue cycle challenges, job hunting tips and how to share your good news with HFMA

Remote revenue cycle challenges, job hunting tips and how to share your good news with HFMA

September 9, 2020

Kim Scaccia from Wisconsin-based Mercyhealth discusses how her organization cracked the code on a remote work force. Quintin Smith from Baker Tilly talks about staying positive after a layoff. And HFMA's Jennifer Novoseletsky tells us how members can share their good news with each other.

Jen's contact info:

Email: jnovoseletsky@hfma.org

Twitter handle: @JenNovo_HFMA

The “next normal” and how to get there

The “next normal” and how to get there

August 26, 2020

Beth Kaplan of Deloitte & Touche discusses how a consistent process of assessment and adjustment can help healthcare organizations get through each phase of the pandemic and beyond. Also, HFMA Community Manager Melanie Binder announces a new Community Callout.

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