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Serving the Metropolitan New York Region

About HFMA Metropolitan New York Chapter

The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) is the nation's leading personal membership organization for more than 35,000 financial management professionals employed by hospitals, long-term and ambulatory care facilities, integrated delivery systems, managed care organizations, medical group practices, public accounting and consulting firms, insurance companies, government agencies, and other healthcare organizations.

HFMA helps members meet challenges by providing professional development opportunities, influencing healthcare policy, as well as communicating information and technical data. It is here where the chapter plays the most vital of roles: information exchange.

This page has been provided as a resource for information regarding the Metropolitan New York chapter of HFMA. We encourage you to join, if you are not already a member. By doing so, you can obtain further access to all of the valuable knowledge and resources our chapter has to offer.


MISSION STATEMENT

THE HEALTHCARE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION IS THE PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP ORGANIZATION FOR INDIVIDUALS INVOLVED IN THE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT OF HEALTH CARE.

HFMA SERVES AND REPRESENTS MEMBERS BY:

~ PROVIDING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH EDUCATION, INFORMATION, CERTIFICATION, PEER INTERACTION, AND LEADERSHIP TRAINING.
~INFLUENCING HEALTHCARE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AND ACCOUNTING POLICY DECISIONS, PRINCIPLES, AND PRACTICES THROUGH ADVOCACY AND DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION

ESTABLISHING AND PROMOTING THE HIGHEST STANDARDS OF PROFESSIONAL AND ETHICAL CONDUCT.

QUALITY STATEMENT

QUALITY IS THE FOUNDATION OF THE ASSOCIATION AND THE KEYSTONE OF ITS EFFORTS TO ENSURE MEMBER AND CUSTOMER SATISFACTION. HFMA'S OBJECTIVE IS TO:

~ CONSISTENTLY PROVIDE SERVICES AND PRODUCTS THAT MEET THE QUALITY EXPECTATIONS OF ITS MEMBERS, CUSTOMERS, AND EMPLOYEES
~ ACTIVELY PURSUE A PROGRAM OF CONTINUOUS QUALITY IMPROVEMENT THAT ENABLES EMPLOYEES AND VOLUNTEERS TO DO THEIR JOBS RIGHT THE FIRST TIME.

QUALITY IS A MAJOR, STRATEGIC ASSOCIATION GOAL. IT LIES AT THE HEART OF EVERYTHING DONE FOR MEMBERS AND CUSTOMERS. HFMA STRIVES CONTINUALLY TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF SERVICES AND PRODUCTS OFFERED, THE PROCESSES AND PROCEDURES USED TO PRODUCE THEM, AND THE MANNER IN WHICH THEY ARE DELIVERED.

VALUES STATEMENT

We Believe THAT SERVICE TO MEMBERS IS OUR HIGHEST PRIORITY.

We Believe IN EXCELLENCE IN ALL THAT WE DO.

We Believe THAT TEAMWORK IS ESSENTIAL IN MEETING THE OBJECTIVES OF HFMA.

We Believe IN THE IMPORTANCE OF INDIVIDUALS.

We Believe IN ENCOURAGING INNOVATION AND CREATIVITY.

We Believe IN CONDUCTING HFMA WITH FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND A PRUDENT APPROACH TO BUSINESS.

CODE OF ETHICS

AS A MEMBER OF THE HEALTHCARE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION, I WILL ENDEAVOR TO PROMOTE THE HIGHEST STANDARDS OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT BY:

~ PRACTICING HONESTY AND MAINTAINING PERSONAL INTEGRITY, INCLUDING AVOIDANCE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST WITH THOSE OF MY EMPLOYER OR THE HEALTHCARE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION.
~STRIVING FOR THE OBJECTIVE AND FAIR PRESENTATION OF FINANCIAL INFORMATION.
~ FOSTERING EXCELLENCE IN HEALTHCARE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT BY KEEPING ABREAST OF PERTINENT ISSUES.
~ MAINTAINING THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF PRIVLEGED INFORMATION.
~ PROMOTING A GREATER UNDERSTANDING OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ISSUES BY OTHERS IN THE HEALTHCARE FIELD, AND SEEKING INCREASED PUBLIC UNDERSTANDING THROUGH COMMUNICATION ABOUT SUCH ISSUES.
~ SEEKING TO MAINTAIN A REASONABLE BALANCE BETWEEN THE QUALITY AND COST OF HEALTHCARE.

HFMA's Statement on Diversity

The following is HFMA's Statement on Diversity:

The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) values and respects diversity. Individual differences are viewed as assets that promote the growth and success of HFMA and its members. In principle and in practice, HFMA encourages and supports diverse individual viewpoints and contributions. HFMA believes that a diverse membership is a quality membership.

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