HFMA’s Voices in Healthcare Finance

Consumerism in a Time of Coronavirus

April 8, 2020

Keith Gruebele of BHG Patient Lending discusses the importance of gentle but productive patient financial conversations in a time when the clinical and financial stakes are higher than ever. Also in this episode, two leaders from Luminis Health in Maryland share their story of consolidating their revenue cycle practices. 

KPMG Provides Guidance on Financial Reporting During the Coronavirus Crisis

April 1, 2020

Ed Giniat, a partner at KPMG, discusses the challenges of financial reporting during the coronavirus crisis and the guidance his organization has issued on the topic.

The Latest on COVID-19, How Hospitals Can Bolster Their Communities, and Revenue Cycle Technology Opportunities

March 25, 2020

HFMA’s Rich Daly and Chad Mulvany talk about the latest from Washington on the coronavirus. Scott Rowe of Conifer Health Solutions discusses revenue cycle technology, and Marla Weston, former CEO of the American Nurses Association, talks about everyday business practices that hospitals can use to bolster their communities. This episode is sponsored by GHX.

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Special Episode: Coronavirus Exclusive with CFO Tim Maurice of University of California at Davis Health System

March 19, 2020

UC Davis Medical Center made headlines recently when providers there treated the first case of community spread coronavirus in the United States. In this episode, CFO Tim Maurice speaks with Joe Fifer about the health system’s experience in this unprecedented health crisis. Also in this episode, Rich Daly and Chad Mulvany discuss the latest coronavirus news from Washington, and HFMA’s Todd Nelson shares five tips for employees who are working remotely for the first time.

Why Health Systems Should Be Watching Amazon and Walmart

March 18, 2020

Ceci Connolly of the Alliance of Community Health Plans talks with HFMA President and CEO Joe Fifer about the slow move to value and why health systems should be watching outside disruptors. Also, HFMA Chair Mike Allen interviews Optum360’s Todd Gustin.

Coronavirus, Walmart, and the Risks and Benefits of M&A

March 11, 2020

Rich Daly and Chad Mulvany cover the latest from Washington on the coronavirus, Joe Polaris of R1 RCM discusses how to reap the promised benefits of M&A and Rich Daly talks about his interview with Lisa Woods of Walmart. 

Janie Wade on Consumerism, Value and Female Leadership

March 4, 2020

Joe Fifer interviews Janie Wade, CFO at SCL Health in Colorado. They discuss the future of value-based care, the importance of good consumerism strategies and how the industry is changing for women.

Joe Fifer on Consumerism: If Not Us, Who?

February 26, 2020

HFMA President and CEO Joe Fifer discusses the call to action he issued to members in the February issue of hfm magazine and HFMA’s commitment to leading the consumerism charge. Aneesh Krishna of McKinsey & Company talks about how Medicaid expansion will affect provider organizations during the next recessional. Also: Denials by the numbers.

“Disrupt Yourself”

February 19, 2020

Matt Cox, CFO at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, Michigan, talks with HFMA President and CEO Joe Fifer about pushing the envelope on consumerism and fostering relationships with businesses in the community.

How to Thrive During the Next Recession

February 12, 2020

Aneesh Krishna of McKinsey & Company discusses how successful healthcare organizations behave before, during and after an economic downturn. Also, Rich Daly and Chad Mulvany talk about surprise bills, and we list five things healthcare finance leaders should know about AI.

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