Joseph J. Fifer, FHFMA, CPA
Healthcare Financial Management Association
Joseph J. Fifer is president/CEO of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, which equips its more than 64,000 members nationwide to navigate a complex healthcare landscape. HFMA is a not-for-profit, nonpartisan organization that advances healthcare by collaborating with other key stakeholders to address industry challenges and providing guidance, education, practical tools and solutions, and thought leadership. Prior to assuming this position in 2012, Mr. Fifer spent 11 years as vice president of hospital finance at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, Mich. He previously served in executive positions with two other Michigan health systems. Mr. Fifer started his career with nine years at Ernst & Young. He is a frequent speaker on consumerism, value improvement and healthcare finance at major conferences. He has written extensively on these and other healthcare topics.