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  • A Cross-Organizational Approach to Costing, Performance Measurement, Decision Support, and Analytics
    network Describe ways to implement network wide process improvements and standardization Tools Takeaways Comprehensive vendor analysis First hand collateral from a customer achieving success Recommended For CFOs VPs and directors of finance CMOs and analytics business intelligence leaders Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until June 3 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers Christine Santos Chief of Strategic Business Analytics Providence Health and Services William Bercik Director of Healthcare Providers Oracle Corporation Sharon Rossi Sales Consulting Manager North America EPM Industry Team Oracle Corporation Summary Intense focus on optimizing revenue has limited the ability to understand and manage operating costs This operational deficiency presents serious challenge for provider organizations as the market moves toward value based purchasing As a result providers must develop sophisticated cost accounting capabilities that align quality improvement with cost reduction across the organization This webinar shares the insights gained by Providence Health and Services as they developed and implemented a cost accounting vision and strategy Providence also shares how they expanded their cost accounting capabilities beyond the acute care setting to include ambulatory clinics and post acute settings home health long term care and hospice building the critical foundation for understanding the cost of delivering care across the continuum After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Consider projects involving the implementation of a centralized organizational approach and philosophy for costing performance measurement decision support and analytics Develop a cost management mindset across stakeholders and regularly demonstrate the strategic importance of cost reduction Deliver transparent measurement and reporting buy in among key stakeholders across your provider network Describe ways to implement network wide process improvements and standardization Tools Takeaways Comprehensive vendor analysis First hand collateral from a customer achieving success Recommended For CFOs VPs and directors of finance CMOs and analytics business intelligence leaders Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until June 3 2016 Please login to add your comments Advertisements HFMA Business Profiles McKesson Leveraging Predictive Analytics to Rein in Operating Costs A leader from McKesson discusses how healthcare reform is forcing hospitals and health systems to take a different approach to capacity management and patient flow HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 6 Patient Revenue Cycle Metrics You Should Be Tracking and How to Improve Your Results Patient financial engagement is more challenging than ever and more critical With patient responsibility as a percentage of revenue on the rise providers have seen their billing related costs and accounts receivable levels increase If increasing collection yield and reducing costs are a priority for your organization the metrics outlined in this presentation will provide the framework you need to understand what s working and what s not in order to guide your overall patient financial engagement initiatives and optimize results HFMA Business Profiles Accretive Health Partners with Providers to Excel in a Rapidly Transforming Revenue Cycle Environment Emad Rizk MD president and CEO of Accretive Health discusses the uncertainty facing hospitals and the transitions affecting revenue cycle management HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 10 Ways to Reduce Patient Statement Volume and Reduce Costs No two patients are the same Each has a very personal healthcare experience and each has distinct financial needs and preferences that have an impact on how when and if they chose to pay their healthcare bill It s no longer effective to apply static billing techniques to solve the complex challenge of collecting balances from patients The need to tailor financial conversations and payment options to individual needs and preferences is critical This presentation provides 10 recommendations that will not only help you improve payment performance through a more tailored approach but take control of rising collection costs HFMA Business Profiles Conifer Health Solutions Helping Providers and Employers Build a Foundation for Better Health Jim Bohnsack vice president solution corporate development for Conifer Health Solutions explains how the company helps healthcare providers leverage data to deliver better outcomes while optimizing reimbursement for all payment arrangements HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Reduce Patient Balances Sent to Collection Agencies Approaching New Problems with New Approaches This white paper written by Apex Vice President of Solutions and Services Carrie Romandine discusses the importance of patient segmentation and messaging specifically related to the patient revenue cycle Applying strategic messaging that is tailored to each patient type will not only better educate consumers on payment options specific to their billing needs but it will maximize the amount collected before sending to collections Further targeted messaging should be applied across all points of patient interaction i e point of service customer service patient statements and analyzed regularly for maximized results HFMA Business Profiles Ontario Systems Optimizing Accounts Receivable in a Rapidly Changing Environment Steve Scibetta senior director of channel sales for Ontario Systems healthcare product line shares insights into effectively managing receivables HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY The Future of Online Patient Billing Portals This white paper written by Apex President Patrick Maurer discusses methods to increase patient adoption of online payments Providers are now seeking ways to incrementally collect more payments due from patients as well as speeding up the rate of collections This white paper shows why patient centric approaches to online payment portals are important complements to traditional provider centric approaches HFMA Business Profiles Optum Enabling Transformative Change Elena White vice president of risk quality and network solutions for Optum discusses how healthcare providers can leverage data and technology as they enable risk in their organization HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Payment Portals Can Improve Self Pay Collections and Support Meaningful Use Increased electronic engagement between healthcare providers and patients provides significant opportunities for improving revenue cycle metrics and encouraging patients to access EHRs This article written by Apex Founder and CEO Brian Kueppers explores a number of strategies

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  • The 4 Biggest Cost-Accounting Mistakes You Don’t Even Know You’re Making
    effective and why Improve your understanding of costing methodologies and the need for cost accounting across the entire continuum of care Recommended For CFOs vice presidents of finance and decision support directors of finance and decision support and controllers Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Basic Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until March 20 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers Tushar Pandey Director of Consulting Services Decision Support Strata Decision Technology Marjorie Whittier Manager of Decision Support Fairview Health Services Summary Shrinking margins and new reimbursement structures have made better understanding and aggressively managing costs requirements for healthcare provider organizations This is a daunting task especially for the many hospitals and health systems that don t even know if they are making or losing money on service lines or episodes of care This lack of accurate reliable cost data is an enormous risk not just to an organization s bottom line but also to their ability to deliver on their mission That s why thriving healthcare organizations have strategies in motion to provide better access to more accurate cost data as well as the ability to drill down into that data at a deeper more actionable level Not sure where your organization stands on its cost accounting journey or even where to start This webinar highlights the four biggest mistakes that providers are making with cost accounting including simple solutions to these challenging problems After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Describe the industry challenges involving cost accounting Illustrate how robust cost accounting data allows healthcare provider organizations to make smarter financial and clinical decisions Analyze cost accounting strategies and processes to better understand which are most effective and why Improve your understanding of costing methodologies and the need for cost accounting across the entire continuum of care Recommended For CFOs vice presidents of finance and decision support directors of finance and decision support and controllers Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Basic Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until March 20 2016 Please login to add your comments Advertisements HFMA Business Profiles McKesson Leveraging Predictive Analytics to Rein in Operating Costs A leader from McKesson discusses how healthcare reform is forcing hospitals and health systems to take a different approach to capacity management and patient flow HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 6 Patient Revenue Cycle Metrics You Should Be Tracking and How to Improve Your Results Patient financial engagement is more challenging than ever and more critical With patient responsibility as a percentage of revenue on the rise providers have seen their billing related costs and accounts receivable levels increase If increasing collection yield and reducing costs are a priority for your organization the metrics outlined in this presentation will provide the framework you need to understand what s working and what s not in order to guide your overall patient financial engagement initiatives and optimize results HFMA Business Profiles Accretive Health Partners with Providers to Excel in a Rapidly Transforming Revenue Cycle Environment Emad Rizk MD president and CEO of Accretive Health discusses the uncertainty facing hospitals and the transitions affecting revenue cycle management HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 10 Ways to Reduce Patient Statement Volume and Reduce Costs No two patients are the same Each has a very personal healthcare experience and each has distinct financial needs and preferences that have an impact on how when and if they chose to pay their healthcare bill It s no longer effective to apply static billing techniques to solve the complex challenge of collecting balances from patients The need to tailor financial conversations and payment options to individual needs and preferences is critical This presentation provides 10 recommendations that will not only help you improve payment performance through a more tailored approach but take control of rising collection costs HFMA Business Profiles Conifer Health Solutions Helping Providers and Employers Build a Foundation for Better Health Jim Bohnsack vice president solution corporate development for Conifer Health Solutions explains how the company helps healthcare providers leverage data to deliver better outcomes while optimizing reimbursement for all payment arrangements HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Reduce Patient Balances Sent to Collection Agencies Approaching New Problems with New Approaches This white paper written by Apex Vice President of Solutions and Services Carrie Romandine discusses the importance of patient segmentation and messaging specifically related to the patient revenue cycle Applying strategic messaging that is tailored to each patient type will not only better educate consumers on payment options specific to their billing needs but it will maximize the amount collected before sending to collections Further targeted messaging should be applied across all points of patient interaction i e point of service customer service patient statements and analyzed regularly for maximized results HFMA Business Profiles Ontario Systems Optimizing Accounts Receivable in a Rapidly Changing Environment Steve Scibetta senior director of channel sales for Ontario Systems healthcare product line shares insights into effectively managing receivables HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY The Future of Online Patient Billing Portals This white paper written by Apex President Patrick Maurer discusses methods to increase patient adoption of online payments Providers are now seeking ways to incrementally collect more payments due from patients as well as speeding up the rate of collections This white paper shows why patient centric approaches to online payment portals are important complements to traditional provider centric approaches HFMA Business Profiles Optum Enabling Transformative Change Elena White vice president of risk quality and network solutions for Optum discusses how healthcare providers can leverage data and technology as they enable risk in their organization HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Payment Portals Can Improve Self Pay Collections and Support Meaningful Use Increased electronic engagement between healthcare providers and patients provides significant opportunities for improving revenue cycle metrics and encouraging patients to access EHRs This article

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  • Using Initiative-Based Planning and Driver-Based Budgeting to Improve Efficiency and Accuracy | HFMA
    and Forecasting in Healthcare Article Initiatives Based Planning Helps Healthcare Leaders Address Uncertainties Recommended For CFOs COOs finance executives and directors budgeting and accounting directors and decision support staff responsible for financial and operational performance at provider organizations Field of Study Specialized Knowledge Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Basic to intermediate Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 5 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until December 21 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers Allison Panosky Director of Decision Support Excela Health Jeff Goldstein Vice President Kaufman Hall Summary Until recently budgeting at Excela Health was an inefficient mostly manual and cumbersome process Creating an organization wide annual budget took nearly six months taking precious resources away from Excela Health s core operations To solve their inefficiencies and improve accuracy of their budget Excela Health set out to redesign their annual budgeting process During this webinar Excela Health s director of decision support who is responsible for operational budgets forecasts and the execution of this redesign process shares Excela s approach to creating a more efficient and accurate budgeting cycle best practices lessons learned and benefits achieved through initiative based planning and driver based budgeting After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Improve the efficiency of your organization s budgeting process Recognize the benefits of an initiatives based planning model Identify best practices for driver based budgeting and planning Tools Takeaways eBook Five Approaches to Effective Budgeting and Forecasting in Healthcare Article Initiatives Based Planning Helps Healthcare Leaders Address Uncertainties Recommended For CFOs COOs finance executives and directors budgeting and accounting directors and decision support staff responsible for financial and operational performance at provider organizations Field of Study Specialized Knowledge Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Basic to intermediate Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 5 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until December 21 2016 Please login to add your comments Advertisements HFMA Business Profiles McKesson Leveraging Predictive Analytics to Rein in Operating Costs A leader from McKesson discusses how healthcare reform is forcing hospitals and health systems to take a different approach to capacity management and patient flow HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 6 Patient Revenue Cycle Metrics You Should Be Tracking and How to Improve Your Results Patient financial engagement is more challenging than ever and more critical With patient responsibility as a percentage of revenue on the rise providers have seen their billing related costs and accounts receivable levels increase If increasing collection yield and reducing costs are a priority for your organization the metrics outlined in this presentation will provide the framework you need to understand what s working and what s not in order to guide your overall patient financial engagement initiatives and optimize results HFMA Business Profiles Accretive Health Partners with Providers to Excel in a Rapidly Transforming Revenue Cycle Environment Emad Rizk MD president and CEO of Accretive Health discusses the uncertainty facing hospitals and the transitions affecting revenue cycle management HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 10 Ways to Reduce Patient Statement Volume and Reduce Costs No two patients are the same Each has a very personal healthcare experience and each has distinct financial needs and preferences that have an impact on how when and if they chose to pay their healthcare bill It s no longer effective to apply static billing techniques to solve the complex challenge of collecting balances from patients The need to tailor financial conversations and payment options to individual needs and preferences is critical This presentation provides 10 recommendations that will not only help you improve payment performance through a more tailored approach but take control of rising collection costs HFMA Business Profiles Conifer Health Solutions Helping Providers and Employers Build a Foundation for Better Health Jim Bohnsack vice president solution corporate development for Conifer Health Solutions explains how the company helps healthcare providers leverage data to deliver better outcomes while optimizing reimbursement for all payment arrangements HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Reduce Patient Balances Sent to Collection Agencies Approaching New Problems with New Approaches This white paper written by Apex Vice President of Solutions and Services Carrie Romandine discusses the importance of patient segmentation and messaging specifically related to the patient revenue cycle Applying strategic messaging that is tailored to each patient type will not only better educate consumers on payment options specific to their billing needs but it will maximize the amount collected before sending to collections Further targeted messaging should be applied across all points of patient interaction i e point of service customer service patient statements and analyzed regularly for maximized results HFMA Business Profiles Ontario Systems Optimizing Accounts Receivable in a Rapidly Changing Environment Steve Scibetta senior director of channel sales for Ontario Systems healthcare product line shares insights into effectively managing receivables HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY The Future of Online Patient Billing Portals This white paper written by Apex President Patrick Maurer discusses methods to increase patient adoption of online payments Providers are now seeking ways to incrementally collect more payments due from patients as well as speeding up the rate of collections This white paper shows why patient centric approaches to online payment portals are important complements to traditional provider centric approaches HFMA Business Profiles Optum Enabling Transformative Change Elena White vice president of risk quality and network solutions for Optum discusses how healthcare providers can leverage data and technology as they enable risk in their organization HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Payment Portals Can Improve Self Pay Collections and Support Meaningful Use Increased electronic engagement between healthcare providers and patients provides significant opportunities for improving revenue cycle metrics and encouraging patients to access EHRs This article written by Apex Founder and CEO Brian Kueppers explores a number of strategies to create synergy between patient billing online payment portals and electronic health record EHR software to realize a high ROI in speed to payment patient satisfaction and portal adoption for meaningful use HFMA Business Profiles Somnia Bending the Healthcare Cost Curve

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  • Balancing Clinical and Financial Concerns: Insights on CMO-CFO Collaboration
    specific opportunities to collaborate and establish a more effective working relationship for the benefit of provider organizations and the patients they serve Recommended For CFOs vice presidents and directors of finance CMOs and other physician leaders Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar will be available until May 29 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers Michael Allen CFO Gundersen Health System Greg Thompson MD CMO Gundersen Health System Jim Pizzo Managing Director and Practice Leader Physician Strategies Kaufman Hall Associates Matt Lambert MD Senior Vice President Physician Strategies Kaufman Hall Associates Summary As health systems strive to maintain top quality care while also making it more affordable collaboration between chief medical officers CMO and chief financial officers CFO has become increasingly important With costs and patient outcomes now directly linked to each other these two executives must work together to develop a common understanding of clinical and financial concerns and strike an effective balance between the two During this webinar leaders discuss the evolving roles of the CMO and CFO in today s healthcare environment and the keys to successful collaboration including insights from the CMO CFO team at Gundersen Health System in LaCrosse Wis After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Avoid the pitfalls that often create discord between CMOs and CFOs Articulate how CMO and CFO roles are changing in light of the movement toward value based care Identify specific opportunities to collaborate and establish a more effective working relationship for the benefit of provider organizations and the patients they serve Recommended For CFOs vice presidents and directors of finance CMOs and other physician leaders Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar will be available until May 29 2016 Please login to add your comments Advertisements HFMA Business Profiles McKesson Leveraging Predictive Analytics to Rein in Operating Costs A leader from McKesson discusses how healthcare reform is forcing hospitals and health systems to take a different approach to capacity management and patient flow HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 6 Patient Revenue Cycle Metrics You Should Be Tracking and How to Improve Your Results Patient financial engagement is more challenging than ever and more critical With patient responsibility as a percentage of revenue on the rise providers have seen their billing related costs and accounts receivable levels increase If increasing collection yield and reducing costs are a priority for your organization the metrics outlined in this presentation will provide the framework you need to understand what s working and what s not in order to guide your overall patient financial engagement initiatives and optimize results HFMA Business Profiles Accretive Health Partners with Providers to Excel in a Rapidly Transforming Revenue Cycle Environment Emad Rizk MD president and CEO of Accretive Health discusses the uncertainty facing hospitals and the transitions affecting revenue cycle management HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 10 Ways to Reduce Patient Statement Volume and Reduce Costs No two patients are the same Each has a very personal healthcare experience and each has distinct financial needs and preferences that have an impact on how when and if they chose to pay their healthcare bill It s no longer effective to apply static billing techniques to solve the complex challenge of collecting balances from patients The need to tailor financial conversations and payment options to individual needs and preferences is critical This presentation provides 10 recommendations that will not only help you improve payment performance through a more tailored approach but take control of rising collection costs HFMA Business Profiles Conifer Health Solutions Helping Providers and Employers Build a Foundation for Better Health Jim Bohnsack vice president solution corporate development for Conifer Health Solutions explains how the company helps healthcare providers leverage data to deliver better outcomes while optimizing reimbursement for all payment arrangements HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Reduce Patient Balances Sent to Collection Agencies Approaching New Problems with New Approaches This white paper written by Apex Vice President of Solutions and Services Carrie Romandine discusses the importance of patient segmentation and messaging specifically related to the patient revenue cycle Applying strategic messaging that is tailored to each patient type will not only better educate consumers on payment options specific to their billing needs but it will maximize the amount collected before sending to collections Further targeted messaging should be applied across all points of patient interaction i e point of service customer service patient statements and analyzed regularly for maximized results HFMA Business Profiles Ontario Systems Optimizing Accounts Receivable in a Rapidly Changing Environment Steve Scibetta senior director of channel sales for Ontario Systems healthcare product line shares insights into effectively managing receivables HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY The Future of Online Patient Billing Portals This white paper written by Apex President Patrick Maurer discusses methods to increase patient adoption of online payments Providers are now seeking ways to incrementally collect more payments due from patients as well as speeding up the rate of collections This white paper shows why patient centric approaches to online payment portals are important complements to traditional provider centric approaches HFMA Business Profiles Optum Enabling Transformative Change Elena White vice president of risk quality and network solutions for Optum discusses how healthcare providers can leverage data and technology as they enable risk in their organization HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Payment Portals Can Improve Self Pay Collections and Support Meaningful Use Increased electronic engagement between healthcare providers and patients provides significant opportunities for improving revenue cycle metrics and encouraging patients to access EHRs This article written by Apex Founder and CEO Brian Kueppers explores a number of strategies to create synergy between patient billing online payment portals and electronic health record EHR software to realize a high ROI in speed to payment patient satisfaction and portal adoption for meaningful use

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  • Building a Successful Internal Physician Advisory Program | HFMA
    address the challenges inherent with change Recommended For Vice presidents of revenue cycle case managers physician advisors directors of emergency room directors of patient accounts and directors of the business office Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites General Knowledge of Revenue Cycle Operations Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until November 3 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers Hazel Manzano MD Chief Medical Officer Adreima Julie Kay Vice President Solution Consulting Adreima Summary Precise and timely classification of patients is imperative for recognizing the full value of services a healthcare facility provides its patients and community Establishing a physician advisory program can help with decisions that require complex medical judgment and a clear understanding of the current regulatory atmosphere such as whether to classify patients as inpatient verses observation This webinar explores actionable strategies for a physician led clinically integrated approach to front end decision making that supports defensible appeals accelerates cash flow enhances patient satisfaction and improves professional staff morale After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Identify the critical functions to implement an effective internal physician advisory program Use root cause analysis to improve clinical decision making and create compelling arguments to defend adverse denials Promote physician engagement through education and strategies to address the challenges inherent with change Recommended For Vice presidents of revenue cycle case managers physician advisors directors of emergency room directors of patient accounts and directors of the business office Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Intermediate Prerequisites General Knowledge of Revenue Cycle Operations Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until November 3 2016 Please login to add your comments Advertisements HFMA Business Profiles McKesson Leveraging Predictive Analytics to Rein in Operating Costs A leader from McKesson discusses how healthcare reform is forcing hospitals and health systems to take a different approach to capacity management and patient flow HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 6 Patient Revenue Cycle Metrics You Should Be Tracking and How to Improve Your Results Patient financial engagement is more challenging than ever and more critical With patient responsibility as a percentage of revenue on the rise providers have seen their billing related costs and accounts receivable levels increase If increasing collection yield and reducing costs are a priority for your organization the metrics outlined in this presentation will provide the framework you need to understand what s working and what s not in order to guide your overall patient financial engagement initiatives and optimize results HFMA Business Profiles Accretive Health Partners with Providers to Excel in a Rapidly Transforming Revenue Cycle Environment Emad Rizk MD president and CEO of Accretive Health discusses the uncertainty facing hospitals and the transitions affecting revenue cycle management HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 10 Ways to Reduce Patient Statement Volume and Reduce Costs No two patients are the same Each has a very personal healthcare experience and each has distinct financial needs and preferences that have an impact on how when and if they chose to pay their healthcare bill It s no longer effective to apply static billing techniques to solve the complex challenge of collecting balances from patients The need to tailor financial conversations and payment options to individual needs and preferences is critical This presentation provides 10 recommendations that will not only help you improve payment performance through a more tailored approach but take control of rising collection costs HFMA Business Profiles Conifer Health Solutions Helping Providers and Employers Build a Foundation for Better Health Jim Bohnsack vice president solution corporate development for Conifer Health Solutions explains how the company helps healthcare providers leverage data to deliver better outcomes while optimizing reimbursement for all payment arrangements HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Reduce Patient Balances Sent to Collection Agencies Approaching New Problems with New Approaches This white paper written by Apex Vice President of Solutions and Services Carrie Romandine discusses the importance of patient segmentation and messaging specifically related to the patient revenue cycle Applying strategic messaging that is tailored to each patient type will not only better educate consumers on payment options specific to their billing needs but it will maximize the amount collected before sending to collections Further targeted messaging should be applied across all points of patient interaction i e point of service customer service patient statements and analyzed regularly for maximized results HFMA Business Profiles Ontario Systems Optimizing Accounts Receivable in a Rapidly Changing Environment Steve Scibetta senior director of channel sales for Ontario Systems healthcare product line shares insights into effectively managing receivables HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY The Future of Online Patient Billing Portals This white paper written by Apex President Patrick Maurer discusses methods to increase patient adoption of online payments Providers are now seeking ways to incrementally collect more payments due from patients as well as speeding up the rate of collections This white paper shows why patient centric approaches to online payment portals are important complements to traditional provider centric approaches HFMA Business Profiles Optum Enabling Transformative Change Elena White vice president of risk quality and network solutions for Optum discusses how healthcare providers can leverage data and technology as they enable risk in their organization HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Payment Portals Can Improve Self Pay Collections and Support Meaningful Use Increased electronic engagement between healthcare providers and patients provides significant opportunities for improving revenue cycle metrics and encouraging patients to access EHRs This article written by Apex Founder and CEO Brian Kueppers explores a number of strategies to create synergy between patient billing online payment portals and electronic health record EHR software to realize a high ROI in speed to payment patient satisfaction and portal adoption for meaningful use HFMA Business Profiles Somnia Bending the Healthcare Cost Curve Toward Improved Anesthesia Value Somnia President and CEO Marc Koch MD MBA explains how hospitals can drive transformative change in the perioperative

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  • Effective Networking: Making the Right Connections to Achieve Greater Success | HFMA
    personalities and beliefs can impede effective networking skills Demonstrate how the ethical use of influence can lead to opportunities and mutual relationships Recommended For Professionals managers directors and executives who wish to make the most of professional networking opportunities Field of Study Personal Development Delivery Method Group Internet Level Basic Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until November 3 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers Abby Birch Vice President of Business Development Advanced Patient Advocacy LLC Diane Story Director Revenue Cycle Improvement Roper St Francis Healthcare Estelle Welte Senior Vice President Medical Data Systems Inc Summary Creating and maintaining professional networks has always been important In the current economic healthcare environment it is essential For some networking can be intimidating while others seem to effortlessly cultivate both personal and professional relationships As you move through your daily life and seek higher achievement and greater success you don t have to do it alone Building a strong social and professional network can help you build the right connections and sense of community During this webinar the presenters explore the skills needed to engage in these critical conversations maximize your networking strategy and connect confidently with the ideal people After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Define networking and review where networking is most effective Understand how to approach others who can help with your personal growth Review how to make in person and e mail introductions ask for referrals and leave voice mails Identify how personal attitudes personalities and beliefs can impede effective networking skills Demonstrate how the ethical use of influence can lead to opportunities and mutual relationships Recommended For Professionals managers directors and executives who wish to make the most of professional networking opportunities Field of Study Personal Development Delivery Method Group Internet Level Basic Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until November 3 2016 Please login to add your comments Advertisements HFMA Business Profiles McKesson Leveraging Predictive Analytics to Rein in Operating Costs A leader from McKesson discusses how healthcare reform is forcing hospitals and health systems to take a different approach to capacity management and patient flow HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 6 Patient Revenue Cycle Metrics You Should Be Tracking and How to Improve Your Results Patient financial engagement is more challenging than ever and more critical With patient responsibility as a percentage of revenue on the rise providers have seen their billing related costs and accounts receivable levels increase If increasing collection yield and reducing costs are a priority for your organization the metrics outlined in this presentation will provide the framework you need to understand what s working and what s not in order to guide your overall patient financial engagement initiatives and optimize results HFMA Business Profiles Accretive Health Partners with Providers to Excel in a Rapidly Transforming Revenue Cycle Environment Emad Rizk MD president and CEO of Accretive Health discusses the uncertainty facing hospitals and the transitions affecting revenue cycle management HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 10 Ways to Reduce Patient Statement Volume and Reduce Costs No two patients are the same Each has a very personal healthcare experience and each has distinct financial needs and preferences that have an impact on how when and if they chose to pay their healthcare bill It s no longer effective to apply static billing techniques to solve the complex challenge of collecting balances from patients The need to tailor financial conversations and payment options to individual needs and preferences is critical This presentation provides 10 recommendations that will not only help you improve payment performance through a more tailored approach but take control of rising collection costs HFMA Business Profiles Conifer Health Solutions Helping Providers and Employers Build a Foundation for Better Health Jim Bohnsack vice president solution corporate development for Conifer Health Solutions explains how the company helps healthcare providers leverage data to deliver better outcomes while optimizing reimbursement for all payment arrangements HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Reduce Patient Balances Sent to Collection Agencies Approaching New Problems with New Approaches This white paper written by Apex Vice President of Solutions and Services Carrie Romandine discusses the importance of patient segmentation and messaging specifically related to the patient revenue cycle Applying strategic messaging that is tailored to each patient type will not only better educate consumers on payment options specific to their billing needs but it will maximize the amount collected before sending to collections Further targeted messaging should be applied across all points of patient interaction i e point of service customer service patient statements and analyzed regularly for maximized results HFMA Business Profiles Ontario Systems Optimizing Accounts Receivable in a Rapidly Changing Environment Steve Scibetta senior director of channel sales for Ontario Systems healthcare product line shares insights into effectively managing receivables HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY The Future of Online Patient Billing Portals This white paper written by Apex President Patrick Maurer discusses methods to increase patient adoption of online payments Providers are now seeking ways to incrementally collect more payments due from patients as well as speeding up the rate of collections This white paper shows why patient centric approaches to online payment portals are important complements to traditional provider centric approaches HFMA Business Profiles Optum Enabling Transformative Change Elena White vice president of risk quality and network solutions for Optum discusses how healthcare providers can leverage data and technology as they enable risk in their organization HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Payment Portals Can Improve Self Pay Collections and Support Meaningful Use Increased electronic engagement between healthcare providers and patients provides significant opportunities for improving revenue cycle metrics and encouraging patients to access EHRs This article written by Apex Founder and CEO Brian Kueppers explores a number of strategies to create synergy between patient billing online payment portals and electronic health record EHR software to realize a high ROI in speed to payment patient satisfaction and

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  • Fostering Provider-Payer Collaboration to Improve Chronic Care Management in Accountable Care Organizations
    to highest performing contracted providers and coordinating care transitions Recommended For Chief financial officers vice presidents of finance chiefs of accountable care chief of medical informatics chief of managed care chief medical officers medical directors and chief quality officers Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Advanced Prerequisites None Prework None Contact Hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until May 28 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers Michael Belman MD MHS MPH Regional VP Medical Director Clinical Programs and Innovation Anthem Blue Cross Ellis Weeker MD Chairman of the Board Pacific Partners Management Services Organization Summary Historically care management and population health programs have been the domain of large health insurers These are relatively new competencies that provider organizations must master in order to proactively manage high risk patient populations realize payment for quality incentives decrease avoidable healthcare spending and improve the overall care experience During this webinar learn how provider and payer collaboration can help your contracted network of Primary Care Physicians PCP and specialists to effectively engage in ways that drive improved performance against clinical quality resource utilization and financial metrics Anthem has implemented many innovative models leading to better performance and outcomes across the country for collaborating with provider organizations including Pacific Partners Management Services Inc and more than 800 physicians in its Santa Clara County California IPA After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Assess the value of leveraging population analytics to find high cost conditions for defined populations Recognize how failing to identify the effect of uncommon diseases decreases the opportunity to reduce overall cost of care Describe how care management can be shared by providers and payers to improve care coordination without impeding provider productivity Summarize how busy primary care office environments can be complemented not compromised through a careful introduction of care management processes and tools Maximize the financial contributions from risk sharing ACO programs through steerage to highest performing contracted providers and coordinating care transitions Recommended For Chief financial officers vice presidents of finance chiefs of accountable care chief of medical informatics chief of managed care chief medical officers medical directors and chief quality officers Field of Study Specialized Knowledge and Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level Advanced Prerequisites None Prework None Contact Hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until May 28 2016 Please login to add your comments Advertisements HFMA Business Profiles McKesson Leveraging Predictive Analytics to Rein in Operating Costs A leader from McKesson discusses how healthcare reform is forcing hospitals and health systems to take a different approach to capacity management and patient flow HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 6 Patient Revenue Cycle Metrics You Should Be Tracking and How to Improve Your Results Patient financial engagement is more challenging than ever and more critical With patient responsibility as a percentage of revenue on the rise providers have seen their billing related costs and accounts receivable levels increase If increasing collection yield and reducing costs are a priority for your organization the metrics outlined in this presentation will provide the framework you need to understand what s working and what s not in order to guide your overall patient financial engagement initiatives and optimize results HFMA Business Profiles Accretive Health Partners with Providers to Excel in a Rapidly Transforming Revenue Cycle Environment Emad Rizk MD president and CEO of Accretive Health discusses the uncertainty facing hospitals and the transitions affecting revenue cycle management HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 10 Ways to Reduce Patient Statement Volume and Reduce Costs No two patients are the same Each has a very personal healthcare experience and each has distinct financial needs and preferences that have an impact on how when and if they chose to pay their healthcare bill It s no longer effective to apply static billing techniques to solve the complex challenge of collecting balances from patients The need to tailor financial conversations and payment options to individual needs and preferences is critical This presentation provides 10 recommendations that will not only help you improve payment performance through a more tailored approach but take control of rising collection costs HFMA Business Profiles Conifer Health Solutions Helping Providers and Employers Build a Foundation for Better Health Jim Bohnsack vice president solution corporate development for Conifer Health Solutions explains how the company helps healthcare providers leverage data to deliver better outcomes while optimizing reimbursement for all payment arrangements HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Reduce Patient Balances Sent to Collection Agencies Approaching New Problems with New Approaches This white paper written by Apex Vice President of Solutions and Services Carrie Romandine discusses the importance of patient segmentation and messaging specifically related to the patient revenue cycle Applying strategic messaging that is tailored to each patient type will not only better educate consumers on payment options specific to their billing needs but it will maximize the amount collected before sending to collections Further targeted messaging should be applied across all points of patient interaction i e point of service customer service patient statements and analyzed regularly for maximized results HFMA Business Profiles Ontario Systems Optimizing Accounts Receivable in a Rapidly Changing Environment Steve Scibetta senior director of channel sales for Ontario Systems healthcare product line shares insights into effectively managing receivables HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY The Future of Online Patient Billing Portals This white paper written by Apex President Patrick Maurer discusses methods to increase patient adoption of online payments Providers are now seeking ways to incrementally collect more payments due from patients as well as speeding up the rate of collections This white paper shows why patient centric approaches to online payment portals are important complements to traditional provider centric approaches HFMA Business Profiles Optum Enabling Transformative Change Elena White vice president of risk quality and network solutions for Optum discusses how healthcare providers can leverage data and technology as they enable risk in their organization HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Payment Portals Can Improve Self

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  • How Providers Can Simultaneously Reduce Expenses, Improve Operations, and Increase Revenue | HFMA
    Paper Financial Planning mastering the key value drivers White Paper When to Upgrade Financial Consolidation Software Recommended For CEOs CFOs SVPs VPs directors of finance VPs and directors of financial planning analysis controllers and VPs directors of financial reporting Field of Study Specialized Knowledge Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level All Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until September 1 2016 BACK TO PAGINATION Speakers John Torley Director Financial Planning Analysis Hunterdon Medical Center Alessio Lolli Director Advanced Applications Tagetik Summary For countless healthcare providers budgeting planning and forecasting in the age of reform is a daunting task How does your organization simultaneously reduce costs improve operational efficiency and increase revenue while managing dozens of service lines and staffing models During this webinar Hunterdon Medical Center addresses how corporate performance management CPM applications can help meet vital objectives including Forecasting gross revenue based on inpatient outpatient admissions Projecting HR related expenses per individual employee Analyzing which procedures were the best and worst performers in each department to determine department profitability After This Webinar You ll Be Able To Describe best practices for deploying CPM applications Summarize the value and benefits of a CPM application in the healthcare setting Identify how a CPM application can help project revenue based on inpatient and outpatient admission across multiple entities Develop what if modeling scenarios that factor in uncertainties and risks unique to health care e g staffing model changes changes in case mix decreases in Medicare Medicaid payments Tools Takeaways Industry Research Report 2015 Gartner Maqic Quadrant for CPM Suites Industry Research Report 2015 Gartner Critical Capabilities for CPM Suites Case Study Hunterdon Medical Center Budgeting Planning Financial Reporting Cost Accounting White Paper Financial Planning mastering the key value drivers White Paper When to Upgrade Financial Consolidation Software Recommended For CEOs CFOs SVPs VPs directors of finance VPs and directors of financial planning analysis controllers and VPs directors of financial reporting Field of Study Specialized Knowledge Applications Delivery Method Group Internet Level All Prerequisites None Prework None Contact hours 1 0 Pricing HFMA members Free Non members 99 Note This on demand webinar is available until September 1 2016 Please login to add your comments Advertisements HFMA Business Profiles McKesson Leveraging Predictive Analytics to Rein in Operating Costs A leader from McKesson discusses how healthcare reform is forcing hospitals and health systems to take a different approach to capacity management and patient flow HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 6 Patient Revenue Cycle Metrics You Should Be Tracking and How to Improve Your Results Patient financial engagement is more challenging than ever and more critical With patient responsibility as a percentage of revenue on the rise providers have seen their billing related costs and accounts receivable levels increase If increasing collection yield and reducing costs are a priority for your organization the metrics outlined in this presentation will provide the framework you need to understand what s working and what s not in order to guide your overall patient financial engagement initiatives and optimize results HFMA Business Profiles Accretive Health Partners with Providers to Excel in a Rapidly Transforming Revenue Cycle Environment Emad Rizk MD president and CEO of Accretive Health discusses the uncertainty facing hospitals and the transitions affecting revenue cycle management HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY 10 Ways to Reduce Patient Statement Volume and Reduce Costs No two patients are the same Each has a very personal healthcare experience and each has distinct financial needs and preferences that have an impact on how when and if they chose to pay their healthcare bill It s no longer effective to apply static billing techniques to solve the complex challenge of collecting balances from patients The need to tailor financial conversations and payment options to individual needs and preferences is critical This presentation provides 10 recommendations that will not only help you improve payment performance through a more tailored approach but take control of rising collection costs HFMA Business Profiles Conifer Health Solutions Helping Providers and Employers Build a Foundation for Better Health Jim Bohnsack vice president solution corporate development for Conifer Health Solutions explains how the company helps healthcare providers leverage data to deliver better outcomes while optimizing reimbursement for all payment arrangements HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Reduce Patient Balances Sent to Collection Agencies Approaching New Problems with New Approaches This white paper written by Apex Vice President of Solutions and Services Carrie Romandine discusses the importance of patient segmentation and messaging specifically related to the patient revenue cycle Applying strategic messaging that is tailored to each patient type will not only better educate consumers on payment options specific to their billing needs but it will maximize the amount collected before sending to collections Further targeted messaging should be applied across all points of patient interaction i e point of service customer service patient statements and analyzed regularly for maximized results HFMA Business Profiles Ontario Systems Optimizing Accounts Receivable in a Rapidly Changing Environment Steve Scibetta senior director of channel sales for Ontario Systems healthcare product line shares insights into effectively managing receivables HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY The Future of Online Patient Billing Portals This white paper written by Apex President Patrick Maurer discusses methods to increase patient adoption of online payments Providers are now seeking ways to incrementally collect more payments due from patients as well as speeding up the rate of collections This white paper shows why patient centric approaches to online payment portals are important complements to traditional provider centric approaches HFMA Business Profiles Optum Enabling Transformative Change Elena White vice president of risk quality and network solutions for Optum discusses how healthcare providers can leverage data and technology as they enable risk in their organization HFMA RESOURCE LIBRARY Payment Portals Can Improve Self Pay Collections and Support Meaningful Use Increased electronic engagement between healthcare providers and patients provides significant opportunities for improving revenue cycle metrics and encouraging patients to access EHRs This article written by Apex Founder and CEO

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