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by Marinela Shqina


Tue 7/15/14     St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare: Building an Accountable Care
3:00 - 4:30pm  
Organization with a High-Performing Narrow Network
This webinar describes St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare's experience forming a high-performing, narrow network. Learn about the challenges St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare encountered and the benefits realized on their way to bearing full-risk for their patient population.

Wed 7/16/14    Managing Staff Productivity to Maximize Output and Control Costs
3:00 - 4:30pm

During this webinar, Bryan Health shares their approach to leveraging productivity to control patient care costs and offset shrinking reimbursements.

Tue 7/29/14     Population Health Management: Creating a Clinically Integrated Network
3:00 - 4:30pm  

This webinar defines how an organization can condense disparate data sources to create timely, accurate, and actionable information allowing the healthcare team to address individual patient needs and details how data analysis empowers case managers at the local level. This case study will demonstrate how patients are uniquely identified through multivariate risk analysis and how the integrated network can effectively manage the patient and population through analytics to limit the risk of over-utilization and demonstrate high-quality care

Wed 7/30/14    Using Analytics to Work Smarter in a Healthcare Setting
3:00 - 4:30pm
This webinar describes how healthcare executives can use available data to recognize areas of concern and alter processes in order to avoid consequences.

Thu 7/31/14     Building Unique Relationships to Boost the Bottom Line
3:00 - 4:30pm
This webinar focuses on how bringing together the right relationships will drive the greatest value to both patients and our nation’s healthcare system.

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CT HFMA invites you to a Wine Tasting Social Event


Paradise Hills Vineyard

15 Windswept Hill Road, Wallingford, CT


Monday,  August 11, 2014

4:00 – 8:00 pm

Come and celebrate summer with a wine-tasting and

hors d’oeuvres on us!

(Glasses of wine and bottles can be purchased separately at the event.)

Please RSVP to Cindy Henry at CTHFMA@arheadquarters.com

We look forward to seeing you there!





Board Election Results

Congratulations to Jodi Depalma (Norwalk Hospital), Christina Hage (Healthy CT), Matt Schuster (Eastern Accounts) and Krista Strazza (TCORS) on their election to the CT HFMA Board of Directors.  Also, congratulaions to Patrick Garvey (CCMC) on his re-election.

Click here (.docx) to read the press release.


CT HFMA Congratulates Our HFMA Colleagues At Norwalk Hospital - Winners of the HFMA MAP Award!

Norwalk Hospital, along with 5 other hospitals, was awarded the MAP [Measure, Apply, Perform ] Award for Performance Improvement in revenue cycle at the Health Care Financial Management [HFMA] October MAP conference. The MAP Award recognizes health care organizations that demonstrate measurable improvement in MAP Revenue Cycle Keys- key performance indicators that set the standard for revenue cycle excellence in the healthcare industry.

Norwalk Hospital was recognized for its recent revenue cycle LEAN performance improvement activity over the past few years.  This activity resulted in net days of accounts receivable of 29 days, which measures the average length in days to secure payment after service is provided.  The best practice metric for this national indicator is between 35-40 days. 


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