HFMA Educational Events

Updated on March 11, 2011

Below are some of the educational events being offered by the Western PA chapter of HFMA coming up. Check them out.

Western PA HFMA Sponsored Events

March 25 – Pension Plans: Defined Benefit & Defined Contribution Funding, Regulatory Changes, Compliance – Regional Learning Alliance, Cranberry, PA. We have some excellent speakers for this session including individuals from SEI, PNC, ParenteBeard, Walker Benefits and First Commonwealth. In fact, many of you may have heard of our speaker Rick Applegate during his weekday morning segment on KDKA radio called “Money Talk” (see attached agenda for more info.) – Don’t miss out on what is sure to be a great session.

April 29th – Reform and Regulatory Changes: Understanding and Preparing for the Key Areas of Impact – Regional Learning Alliance, Cranberry, PA (more info to follow)

National HFMA Webinars (***Free***)

Creating a Pre-Arrival Patient Financial Profile: Increase Up-Front Payments and Reduce Bad Debt

March 16: After this webinar, you will be able to understand how to create a Patient Financial Profile System for your organization; learn how to maximize revenue from claim reimbursements and patient payments; and using the Patient Financial Profile System, you will discover how to optimize your pre-admission workflow by creating three categories: Patient Payment, Charity Predicted and Medicaid Eligible.

Productivity and Physician Engagement for Healthcare Leaders

March 23: After this webinar, you will be able to identify the goals, performance metrics and processes two different organizations successfully adopted to arrive at a sustainable financial group practice model; use effective management strategies to engage physicians and overcome obstacles; learn key metrics used to influence behavior between hospitals and physicians; gain insight into the type of culture that fosters meaningful change within an organization; and leverage practical experience in order to avoid common pitfalls.


Try checking our webinar calendar weekly. Because new sessions are scheduled intermittently, the calendar receives frequent updates and additions. For more information on a particular webinar or to register now, click on the links above or call (800) 252-4362, extension 2.

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