Staying on the Cutting Edge of Healthcare with the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)

IC System, St. Paul, Minnesota – February 24, 2023 – The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) is a leading organization in the healthcare industry dedicated to assisting healthcare facilities better manage their current processes for receiving payments and managing finances. In a recent episode of the podcast “Closing the Books,” HFMA President of the Virginia-Washington DC Chapter, Mary Prendergast, discussed the various ways in which the HFMA can elevate healthcare facilities and professionals.

Prendergast noted that the HFMA sets an industry standard for healthcare reimbursement and finance, particularly in today’s challenging environment of labor costs, labor shortages, and staffing issues. She emphasized the importance of value-based care, price transparency, and the use of technology partners to ensure real-time estimation of costs and reimbursements.

The HFMA offers educational opportunities for healthcare professionals to better understand changes in the industry and still meet their goals. With a membership of 90,000, including 3,000 members in the Virginia-Washington, D.C. Chapter, the HFMA is a driving force in shaping healthcare systems today.

IC System, a leading accounts receivable management company, is proud to have Mary Prendergast as a Vice President of Business Development. IC System is committed to working with healthcare facilities to manage their finances and receive payments efficiently and effectively.

For more information on the HFMA and IC System, please visit their websites at and, respectively.

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