HFMA 2017: Association to collaborate on NHS future
HFMA 2017: Association to collaborate on NHS future
08 December 2017

The HFMA will work closely with other organisations to examine possible models for the NHS at its 100-year anniversary, new association president Alex Gild told the annual conference.

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Manchester director wins FD of the Year
Manchester director wins FD of the Year
08 December 2017

Adrian Roberts, group chief finance officer at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, has been named Finance Director of the Year at the HFMA Awards.

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HFMA 2017: Medical directors should lead on value
HFMA 2017: Medical directors should lead on value
08 December 2017

Medical directors should be appointed as chief value officers to increase momentum towards value-based healthcare, the HFMA annual conference was told.

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HFMA 2017: Good financial progress, but more to be done
HFMA 2017: Good financial progress, but more to be done
07 December 2017

Landing this year’s financial position in the ‘best shape possible’ is the best starting point for meeting short-term system challenges and continuing the drive for sustainable services, NHS Improvement director of resources and deputy chief executive Bob Alexander told the HFMA annual conference.

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HFMA 2017: ACSs urged to use control total flexibility
HFMA 2017: ACSs urged to use control total flexibility
07 December 2017

Accountable care systems (ACSs) and other advanced local health economies have been urged to make the most of new flexibilities from 2018/19.

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HFMA 2017: Costing excellence
HFMA 2017: Costing excellence
07 December 2017

NHS Improvement has recognised two trusts for their work on costing at the HFMA annual conference.

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HFMA 2017: LEAN institute announced
HFMA 2017: LEAN institute announced
07 December 2017

Trusts will shortly be asked to apply to join a cohort of trusts working with a new LEAN-based institute being launched by NHS Improvement.

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HFMA 2017: Orchard calls for long-term review
HFMA 2017: Orchard calls for long-term review
07 December 2017

HFMA president Mark Orchard has called for a review to ensure the NHS is sustainable for the next 30 years and beyond.

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HFMA 2017: FFF outlines accreditation benefits
HFMA 2017: FFF outlines accreditation benefits
by Seamus Ward
06 December 2017

Future-Focused Finance accreditation can benefit both finance departments and individuals who act as assessors, delegates at the HFMA annual conference heard.

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HFMA 2017: More trusts need to realise potential of PPIB
HFMA 2017: More trusts need to realise potential of PPIB
06 December 2017

A procurement price benchmarking tool has helped trusts to identify significant savings by challenging supplier prices, but some trusts are not taking advantage of the information.

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