Organization: Chi-Matic Inc.
Position: CEO & Co-founder
HFMA Certification(s): Business of Healthcare, Certified Revenue Cycle Representative (CRCR)
Why did you decide to pursue certification through HFMA? HFMA is great source to keep up with changing landscape of healthcare specifically for finance and revenue cycle leadership. There are numerous case studies and career advancement opportunities. I decided to pursue certification to learn the details, use the program as refresher and gain useful knowledge.
What have you found most valuable about being certified? The curriculum is very well laid out, the most useful aspect I found was section on costing and budgeting. It will help understand big picture items when working on items that can eventually impact the operating margin and how the future shapes up for health systems.
What would you say to someone considering HFMA certification? Highly recommend it and do it diligently. Best way to do it is study everyday regularly and then take the exam.
What do you most enjoy about your current role? Working with health systems to solve complex revenue cycle challenges, guide them on how to use technology for business process improvement, guide on AI and ML and make it easier to do projects in this area.
What are 3 words that describe you? Curious, Tenacious, Decisive
What is your favorite place to be? My hometown Jaipur, India
Favorite quote: “Vision without execution is just hallucination” – Henry Ford
Thank you for your involvement in HFMA, Chirag!
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