Viewpoint | Ellwood’s Recap of Healthcare Financial Management Association’s Annual National Institute, 2017
Tim Egan, Senior Consultant and Hospitals Healthcare Practice Leader, attends the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) Annual National Institute (ANI) conference each year.
In this recap, Tim summarizes key highlights from HFMA’s leadership address and Fitch Ratings’: Rating Agency Update.
Collaborate for the future
The central theme of ANI this year was to “collaborate for the future.” HFMA President and CEO Joe Fifer stressed the need to build collaborative relationships at all levels of healthcare to deliver the resources and services required to serve our communities. Mr. Fifer noted that collaboration is not easy and requires commitment, communication, empathy, and even, at times, a sense of humor. However, when collaboration is employed, “something magical happens in our industry.”
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