- Upstream – Financial Clearance and Credentialing
- Midstream – Revenue Integrity and Coding
- Downstream – Financial Settlement
David Hammer | Principal, Healthcare Performance Management Consulting
David Hammer is a Principal in Healthcare Performance Management Consulting’s revenue cycle and managed care practice, specializing in revenue cycle, contracting, and health reform. David has over 30 years of professional healthcare experience, including executive leadership, revenue cycle transformation, information system planning, implementation, and consulting. He holds an MBA in Management and an MHS in Health Administration from the University of Florida. He is active in the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), from which he holds the FHFMA and CHFP designations.
David is on the editorial advisory board of Revenue Cycle & Operations Management magazine, and he serves as the revenue cycle expert for HFMA’s “Ask the Experts” column.