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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 Desmairis 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.

Above and beyond in the Mile High City: Insights about the future of healthcare from HFMA’s 2022 Annual Conference

Above and beyond in the Mile High City: Insights about the future of healthcare from HFMA’s 2022 Annual Conference

July 15, 2022

In this special early-release episode, Brad Dennison, HFMA's director of content strategy, interviews Jim Jacobson and John Becker of Vizient; Chad Mulvany, vice president of federal policy at the California Hospital Association discusses surprise billing; and Jason Nardella of  Trilliant Health speaks about pandemic deferred care.

Wes Wheeler of UPS Healthcare talks about the future of cold chain supply chain

Wes Wheeler of UPS Healthcare talks about the future of cold chain supply chain

July 4, 2022

Wes Wheeler, president of UPS Healthcare, discusses the importance of a worldwide effort to manufacture, transport and store pharmaceuticals at ultra-cold temperatures. 

 

Also in this episode, a special Beyond the News segment recorded on site at HFMA's Annual Conference in Denver, with a special guest!

Using the systems thinking approach to tackle the complex issues of health equity and DEI

Using the systems thinking approach to tackle the complex issues of health equity and DEI

June 20, 2022

Denese Neu discusses how the systems thinking approach can help healthcare organizations organize their health equity and DEI strategies.

Women in the healthcare workplace: Hopeful signs and challenges ahead
Outgoing HFMA National Chair Tammie Jackson reflects on a year of striving for ”Bolder, Brighter, Better”

Outgoing HFMA National Chair Tammie Jackson reflects on a year of striving for ”Bolder, Brighter, Better”

May 23, 2022

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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Addressing today's healthcare challenges requires the right data

Reframe work challenges as opportunities

Dr. Rumay Alexander, a nursing educator at UNC-Chapel Hill and leader of diversity initiatives, discusses why ”checking the box” on diversity is not enough.

 

CMS Principal Deputy Administrator Jonathan Blum discusses price transparency, surprise billing and the future of value-based payment

CMS Principal Deputy Administrator Jonathan Blum discusses price transparency, surprise billing and the future of value-based payment

May 16, 2022

HFMA President and CEO Joe Fifer interviews Jonathan Blum, principal deputy administrator and COO at CMS. In this interview, Blum discusses how CMS plans to phase out the public health emergency, how price transparency and surprise billing legislation are being received by provider organizations, and the effect the pandemic will have on CMS's value-based care strategy.

Come for the free haircut, stay for the behavioral health education: How the latest healthcare disruptors are meeting patients where they are

Come for the free haircut, stay for the behavioral health education: How the latest healthcare disruptors are meeting patients where they are

May 9, 2022

HFMA Policy Director Shawn Stack and HFMA Senior Editor Nick Hut follow up their March webinar on healthcare disruption with an episode-length Beyond the News segment about the latest innovative ventures.

BONUS EPISODE: The Body of Evidence

BONUS EPISODE: The Body of Evidence

May 2, 2022

Voices in Healthcare Finance presents The Body of Evidence, a podcast from Dr. Christopher Labos and Jonathan Jarry. 

 

In this episode, hosts Jarry and Labos speak with Dr. Barbara Hofer and Dr. Gale Sinatra, the authors of the book Science Denial: Why It Happens and What to Do About It.

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