With more than 40,000 members, the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) is the nation’s premier membership organization for healthcare finance leaders. HFMA builds and supports coalitions with other healthcare associations and industry groups to achieve consensus on solutions for the challenges the U.S. healthcare system faces today. Working with a broad cross-section of stakeholders, HFMA identifies gaps throughout the healthcare delivery system and bridges them through the establishment and sharing of knowledge and best practices. We help healthcare stakeholders achieve optimal results by creating and providing education, analysis, and practical tools and solutions. Our mission is to lead the financial management of health care.

At the chapter, regional, and national level, HFMA helps healthcare finance professionals meet the challenges of the modern healthcare environment by:

  • Providing education, analysis, and guidance.
  • Building and supporting coalitions with other healthcare associations to ensure accurate representation of the healthcare finance profession.
  • Educating a broad spectrum of key industry decision makers on the intricacies and realities of maintaining fiscally healthy healthcare organizations.
  • Working with a broad cross-section of stakeholders to improve the healthcare industry by identifying and bridging gaps in knowledge, best practices, and standards.

Vision Statement
HFMA will bring value to the industry as the leading organization for healthcare finance.
Mission Statement

Leading the financial management of health care.

2016 Conference Topics

Innovation is a must for us to be successful in healthcare. Learn how best practices and using technology have changed the way we can do business. Consider sharpening those creative thinking skills and doing things differently. Join our innovative experts for more insights:

  • HFMA Map Award Panel: Achieving Excellence in Revenue Cycle
  • Roy W. Smythe, MD; CMO, Valence Health; Former Senior Vice President, Institute Development; Medical Director for Innovation, Scott & White Healthcare System

Digital and social technologies have revolutionized relationships and the healthcare industry.

Transformational leaders must adapt to the demands and opportunities of the technology era.

They must connect directly by listening, sharing and engaging. Interact with these transformational leaders who will share their leadership stories:

  • Joe Mott, Vice President, Healthcare Transformation, Intermountain
  • James ‘Jim’ Olson; Senior Lecturer, George Bush School of Government, Texas A&M University
  • Ted Shaw, CEO, Texas Hospital Association

Changing Landscapes
Health care has become a world of dizzying change as more and more people realize that the current system is not working for anyone. We must explore and use different delivery models to better serve communities and customers. Come and hear how these leaders are navigating the needed changes: Daniel Garrett, National Practice for Health Information Technology, PwC.

  • Gary Whittington, Interim CFO, Baptist Health System, San Antonio
  • Darren Selsky.Capseta Technologies; Sitaramesh Emani, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Technical Skills
Need to know the latest on the technical and regulatory front? Join us to hear the latest on accounting, auditing, reimbursement and waiver from these technical gurus:

  • Laura Zenick, Senior Manager, PwC
  • Kimberly Mc Kay, Managing Partner, BKD
  • Bill Galinsky, VP, Baylor Scott & White; Steve Hand, VP, Memorial Hermann
  • Day Egusquiza, President, AR Systems, Inc.