ANI is HFMA's national conference and premier educational event that is aimed at top decision-makers in the field of healthcare finance. What began as a modest exhibit floor in a hotel ballroom, the ANI has continued to grow to become one of the largest healthcare finance conferences of its kind.
The ANI exhibit hall will feature more than 400 businesses offering ideas and solutions for healthcare finance companies.
Put your message in front of the industry's most important decision makers with HFMA. Gain visibility, establish vital relationships, and position your products and services with the finance professionals who control spending in the healthcare industry.
With more than 40,000 members, HFMA is the nation's premier membership organization for healthcare finance leaders. HFMA builds and supports coalitions with other healthcare associations and industry groups to achieve consensus on solutions for the challenges the U.S. healthcare system faces today. Working with a broad cross-section of stakeholders, HFMA identifies gaps throughout the healthcare delivery system and bridges them through the establishment and sharing of knowledge and best practices. Our mission is to lead the financial management of health care.
Physician, Professor, and Social Entrepreneur
Dr. Neel Shah, MD, MPP is an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School, and associate faculty at the Ariadne Labs for Health Systems Innovation. He is an expert in designing, testing, and spreading system interventions that improve patient care. As a general obstetrician-gynecologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dr. Shah cares for patients during critical life moments that range from surgery to primary care to childbirth.
Prior to joining the faculty, Dr. Shah founded Costs of Care, a global NGO that curates insights from clinicians to help delivery systems provide better care at lower cost. He is listed among the "40 smartest people in health care" by the Becker's Hospital Review, and has been profiled in the New York Times, the New England Journal of Medicine, and other outlets.
In 2015, Dr. Shah co-authored the book Understanding Value-Based Healthcare (McGraw-Hill), which Don Berwick has called "an instant classic" and Atul Gawande called "a masterful primer for all clinicians." He serves on the advisory boards of Square Roots, the Healthcare Financial Management Association, and the National Partnership for Women and Families.
National Leader in Healthcare Transformation, IBM
Transformative leader who excels at strategic thought and execution. A dynamic driver of health improvement and wellness; success in cross functional and matrix environments. Inspirational leader and communicator, with ability to able to bridge clinical and business environments. Positioned to succeed at senior leadership and Chief Medical Officer roles.
RECOGNIZED THOUGHT LEADER Appointed to Subcommittee on Strategic Direction for AHRQ's National Advisory Council, Commissioner on National Commission for Physician Payment Reform.
INNOVATOR IN QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AND HEALTH PROMOTION Led quality and clinical innovation for one of national’s largest health plans, serve on two of NCQA’s influential committees, national speaker and influencer.
IMPLEMENTED PROGRAMS TO CREATE MEASUREABLE HEALTH IMPROVEMENT Developed and managed WellPoint’s innovative Member Health Index (MHI), which measures the health of all plan members
EXPERT IN HEALTH/PAYMENT REFORM AND SYSTEM TRANSFORMATION Started WellPoint’s patient-centered medical home programs. Serve on the National Commission for Physician Payment Reform. Experience in value-based payment and ACOs.
COALITION AND PARTNERSHIP BUILDER Established programs to improve member and community health through coalitions between the plan, pharma, providers, community and non-profit organizations
Global Health Policy Expert Medicare Payment Advisory Commission
Over an 18 year period, held senior policy positions at the Health Care Financing Administration (now Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) in reimbursement and coverage policy, managing diverse organizations, including the research & demonstrations and health plans & providers functions. Joined the Congressional Budget Office during development of the Medicare prescription drug benefit. At Johnson & Johnson, led a global policy organization of analysts, economists, and issues managers that partnered with operating companies to address pharmaceutical, medical device, and consumer products issues in the U.S. and internationally.