The American Hospital Association understands that access to the latest and most advanced technologies optimizes patient care, expands hospital service offerings and enhances financial success—but new equipment requires significant capital. To help hospitals find key partners, the American Hospital Association assesses relevant products and services through their AHA Signature Due Diligence Process.
"Equipment Financing from First American Healthcare Finance provides comprehensive, health care-focused, nationwide leasing and financing solutions that enable hospitals to acquire new equipment while maintaining their reserves for mission-critical initiatives. As part of our due diligence process, we also found that First American’s Equipment Financing solution offers a variety of financing options covering a wide array of assets, and delivers meticulous, tailored customer service and support. A proprietary, complimentary online tool for easy, accurate asset tracking maximizes hospital productivity. In addition, First American provides extremely competitive rates and is backed by one of the largest and most respected banks in the country."
Read more about the AHA's exclusive endorsement of First American's Equipment Financing Solutions.
First American Healthcare Finance has passed the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) eleven-step, high-level Peer Review screening process. The Peer Review panel consisted of dozens of First American customers, several prospects and a team of expert HFMA Peer Review Board members.
The evaluation included:
+ Legal review
+ Financial review
+ Board presentations
+ Evaluation of health care industry need for First American’s service
First American Healthcare Finance was the first equipment leasing or equipment financing service to have earned the elite Peer Reviewed status, and has since gone on to complete its sixth review to maintain the designation.
Users say healthcare business solutions that have earned the HFMA Peer Review designation deliver real value to the industry. Find out how.
First American Healthcare Finance and the Indiana Hospital Association provide Indiana hospitals with leadership, representation and support as they work to improve the health of Indiana citizens. Members include nearly every Indiana hospital, and their leaders are former and current hospital executives and industry experts.
IHA has two strategic priorities for Indiana hospitals:
Read more about First American's partnership with the IHA.
"We endorsed First American's financing solutions because they offer hospitals a simple, cost-effective way to acquire new equipment. We continue to endorse First American's solution because it consistently stands out for its health care and technology focus, nationwide scope, breadth of financing options and exceptional service."
- Kathleen Wessel, VP Business Management, AHA Solutions/Health Forum
"We’re pleased to have First American Healthcare Finance renew their HFMA Peer Reviewed designation. The HFMA Peer Review process assures our members, through a rigorous evaluation, that the reviewed product or service meets an objective third-party assessment of overall effectiveness, quality, and value."
– Joseph J. Fifer, HFMA President and CEO, FHFMA, CPA
Peer Review approval of a service and its performance claims is based on the following criteria:
+ Customer support
HFMA’s Peer Review program separates fact from promotional fiction about a service, saving healthcare organizations valuable time when evaluating vendors.
"The Indiana Hospital Association was proud to welcome First American Healthcare Finance as an Endorsed Business Partner. The company’s equipment finance solutions allow hospitals to combine multiple asset types and vendors under one lease schedule, utilizing a custom finance structure - all with competitive direct lender rates.
The Association requires that endorsed companies pass high standards for quality, service, and integrity to save its members valuable time when evaluating vendors. First American has proven its commitment to offering the Indiana health care community a beneficial, alternative means of equipment financing."
- Doug Leonard, President, Indiana Hospital Association
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