About Our Chapter



HFMA’s Vision is “To Be An Indispensable Professional Resource For Healthcare Financial Managers.”

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 n meeting 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 (HFMA), 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.

HFMA’s Statement on Diversity

The following is HFMA’s statement on diversity:

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

Strategic Plan/Executive Summary

The Northeast New York Chapter of HFMA is a professional organization that provides its membership with a forum for quality educational and professional development activities relating to all aspects of financial management of integrated healthcare organizations.

Services of the Chapter include:

  • Education – Provide a minimum of six (6) educational sessions per year.

  • Disseminate Information – through our newsletter, emails and out new web page, timely and pertinent information will be delivered to our members

  • Professional Development – We will make available through our meetings, social events and networking opportunities for professional development and advancement.

  • Strong Leadership Training – Leadership will be continually challenged. Opportunities to attend leadership training will be expanded.

  • Recognition – To recognize those members who achieve certification and present Founders Merit awards.