HFMA’s three print newsletters with supplementary emails provide healthcare leaders with expert insights and innovative strategies.


Healthcare Cost Containment

This bimonthly newsletter provides our more than 6,500 subscribers with provider-tested tactics for strategic cost containment. Topics covered include trimming service-line costs, reducing labor and supply expenses, working with physicians to reduce clinical costs, and transitioning to cost accounting.

Audience Makeup: 73% mid-level through executive

Setting: 70% hospital/system

Sponsors of this newsletter receive exclusive logo recognition on the front of the print edition; mention as a sponsor in all initiatives and ongoing promotions through email, print, ads, etc.; and the opportunity to provide a column for each issue to showcase your thought leadership.

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February

TOPICS

  • Supply chain strategies
  • Containing clinical costs
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January 10, 2019

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January 17, 2019

 

April

TOPICS

  • Reducing waste in healthcare operations
  • Cost accounting
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March 11, 2019

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March 18, 2019

 

June

TOPICS

  • Pharmacy savings
  • Staffing efficiency
  • Annual Conference coverage
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May 8, 2019

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May 15, 2019

 

August

TOPICS

  • Management service agreements
  • Supply chain strategies
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July 8, 2019

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July 15, 2019

October

TOPICS

  • Cost accounting
  • Containing clinical costs
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September 9, 2019

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September 16, 2019

 

December

TOPICS

  • Laboratory saving strategies
  • Staffing efficiencies
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November 8, 2019

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November 15, 2019

 


Revenue Cycle Strategist

This newsletter is published 10 times a year and provides our more than 1,100 subscribers with strategies for denials management, collections, coding, and other revenue cycle issues. Topics covered include responding to Medicare audits, resolving coding issues, improving insurance eligibility rates, and using Lean process improvement to improve KPIs.

Audience Makeup: 79% mid-level through executive

Setting: 72% provider or health plan where 60% is hospital/system and 12% other provider (e.g. physician practice) or health plan

Sponsors of this newsletter receive exclusive logo recognition on the front of the print edition; mention as a sponsor in all initiatives and ongoing promotions through email, print, ads, etc.; and the opportunity to provide a column for each issue to showcase your thought leadership.

February

TOPICS

  • Revenue Cycle and Physician Advisor Partnerships: Collaboration and Partnership to Improved Revenue Cycle Operations

March

TOPICS

  • Patient Access: Staff Training to Improve Patient Satisfaction and Encourage Timely Payment

April

TOPICS

  • Performance Improvement: Using Dashboards to Track Revenue Cycle Performance

May

TOPICS

  • Point-of-Service Collections: How Improved Patient Financial Communications Increases POS Collections

June

TOPICS

  • Price Transparency: Making Price Transparency Easy for Patients

July-August

TOPICS

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs): Measuring for Successful Revenue Cycle Operations

September

TOPICS

  • Data Analytics: Using Analytics to Predict Revenue Cycle Performance

October

TOPICS

  • Performance Improvement: Applying Lean Strategies and Other Management Techniques to the Revenue Cycle

November

TOPICS

  • Financial Assistance: Ensuring Policies and Practices are Up-to-Date and in Compliance

December-January

TOPICS

  • Revenue Cycle Planning for 2019: Key Changes to the 2019 OPPS Rule

Strategic Financial Planning

This quarterly newsletter provides our more than 500 subscribers with specifics on how to prioritize, implement, and finance strategic and capital decisions. Topics covered include successful financing approaches, strategic payment tactics, the latest strategic, financial, and capital planning approaches, business intelligence approaches, and growth strategies.

Audience Makeup: 78% mid-level through executive

Setting: 81% provider or health plan where 65% is hospital/system and 16% other provider (e.g. physician practice) or health plan

Sponsors of this newsletter receive exclusive logo recognition on the front of the print edition; mention as a sponsor in all initiatives and ongoing promotions through email, print, ads, etc.; and the opportunity to provide a column for each issue to showcase your thought leadership.

Winter 2019

TOPICS

  • New Service Lines: Elder Care Trends and Options
  • Budgeting: Rolling Budgets and Other Flexible Options
  • Executive compensation
  • Cybersecurity Planning and Implementation

Spring 2019

TOPICS

  • Return on Analytics
  • Total Cost Care and the Impact of Effective Cost Accounting
  • Labor Planning
  • Accessing Capital

Summer 2019

TOPICS

  • Innovative Solutions in Healthcare Finance
  • Changing Payment Models
  • Addressing Consumerism
  • Data Analysis and Trends

Fall 2019

TOPICS

  • Growth Strategies
  • Total Cost of Care Case Study
  • Value-Based Care: Looking to the Future
  • The ROI of Population Health