HFMA Statement


HFMA's vision is: "To be the indispensable resource for healthcare finance."

Purpose Statement

To define, realize, and advance the financial management of health care by helping members and others improve the business performance of organizations operating in or serving the healthcare field.

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 privileged 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.

2018-2019 LA HFMA Board of Directors

2018-2019 Committees

Advanced Programming                                                  Charmaine Vidrine

Advisory/By-Laws                                                             Scott Richard

Audit                                                                                   John Wells

Award                                                                                 Olivia Davis

Certification                                                                      Chris McGivaren

Compliance                                                                       Rob Hawkins

Corporate Sponsorship                                                    Mary Leah Walke

Davis Chapter Management                                           Olivia Davis

General Accounting                                                         Kim Hebert

Internet Technology                                                        George Balhoff

LINK                                                                                  Chris McGivaren

Managed Care                                                                  Heather Williams

Medicare/Medicaid                                                          Rob Hawkins

Membership                                                                      Eric Smith

Membership Directory                                                     Eric Smith

Newsletter                                                                         Corinna Goron

Nominations/Advisory                                                     Kim Bryan

Programs                                                                            Amy Carpenter/Brook Harvey

Public Relations                                                                Corinna Goron

Registration                                                                       Teresa Jenkinson

Social/Networking                                                           Program Committee

Sponsorship                                                                      Mary Leah Walke

Statistical                                                                          Brook Harvey

Strategic Planning                                                           Kim Hebert

Treasurer                                                                          Anthony Verdicanno

Vendor Exhibits                                                               Neal Boudreaux  

Volunteer Coordinator                                                   Neal Boudreaux  

Webinars                                                                          Neal Boudreaux