In this podcast, Samantha Platzke, CFO and SVP of Systems Performance for podcast sponsor Care Logistics, helps us understand how the role of the hospital CFO has evolved, and what the modern CFO can do to contribute to exceptional financial performance. Platzke, who served for many years as a hospital financial and operational executive leader, discusses several key topics:
- Why the most important measures of financial performance for a hospital are actually the key measures of quality patient care and experience
- How the role of the hospital CFO changed in the past 10-plus years
- Why hospitals must focus on achieving Medicare breakeven to survive in a value-based world
Bonus: Samantha also shares her perspectives about Matthew McConaughey and Pocahontas.