Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
09:18 am June 24, 2015
"It's not just talk about clinical integration ... you have to talk about what's next around value-based contracting," said one consultant at the the HFMA National Institute this week. "If you do a better quality of care with a patient, you will reduce costs."
04:53 pm March 05, 2015
Changes in the healthcare marketplace to a consumer focus require a fresh look at how the revenue cycle is managed.
11:13 am December 05, 2014
There's no love lost between the American Medical Association and ICD-10, of course. But a recent speech by AMA's chief has led to a war of words between nation's largest physician association and a coalition of 19 industry stakeholders pushing for no more delays in ICD-10.
11:11 am April 01, 2013
Driven by skyrocketing healthcare spending, the Healthcare Financial Management Association has launched Value Journey, a new initiative with 35 hospital systems across the country to identify common challenges, as well as common capabilities, strategies and tactics.
10:32 am July 30, 2012
Healthcare's C-suites will be more focused than ever on building IT-supported ACOs, according to a new survey of 100 healthcare finance executives. The survey results also indicated the adoption and use of health information technology is top-of-mind for finance executives.
11:34 am June 28, 2012
As recent studies have shown, health systems across the country are increasing their IT spending in the next five years or so. Given that, it is imperative that chief information officers and chief financial officers partner to create strategic budgets said a CIO and CFO during an education session Tuesday at HFMA's national conference in Las...
09:15 am June 27, 2011
In order to help healthcare providers that are facing skyrocketing costs related to medical-surgical supply, healthcare technology company GHX released a list Monday at the HFMA ANI conference in Orlando that aims to curb spending through automation.
12:50 am October 29, 2009
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society has acquired the Nashville-based Medical Banking Project, moving the Chicago-based healthcare IT professional society more broadly into healthcare finance and administration.
12:00 am September 03, 2008
MetroSouth Medical Center - the new name for St. Francis Hospital & Health Center, which was acquired in July by MSMC Investors - will deploy a surgical information system at its hospital in Blue...
12:00 am June 23, 2008
The Healthcare Financial Management Association's Annual National Institute (ANI) kicks off today in Las Vegas where more than 5,000 healthcare financial professionals are expected to gather at the Ma...