Let our experts become your experts.

Thought leadership. We call it Vision Beyond the Numbers and for over 3 decades, we’ve shared our insight and wisdom with clients across the nation. We have more than 200 healthcare consulting and accounting professionals with experience in bringing clarity to complex financial challenges. Clients come to PYA for solutions, not an easy answer or a quick fix. They know we will be here for them when they need us – next week, next month, five years down the road. This depth of knowledge can help employees communicate what key stakeholders may be missing or not understand. Let’s talk.

Thought Leadership Services

  • Guest contributors to traditional media – writers, columnists, broadcast guests
  • Social media contributors – bloggers, tweeters, “back channel” participants
  • Moderators
  • Event speakers & panelists
  • Lecturers
  • Educational workshops, seminars and webinars


Proposed Speaking Topics

PYA has built a business on the foundation of insight, strategic thinking, vision and sound financial practice. Our depth of healthcare and accounting experience provides your audience with a full-service practice, and not just to answer today’s questions but to enable organizations to capitalize on new, unrealized opportunities.

Healthcare Organizations

  • Accounting for, and Auditing, Healthcare Organizations
  • Financial Statement Estimates
  • Coordination with Internal/External Audit Efforts
  • Debt Market for Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Organizations and the Outlook
  • Elements of a Joint Venture
  • Hospital Turnaround Strategies
  • Hospitalist Programs
  • Property/Medical Office Building Financing Strategies
  • Strategic Financial Planning
  • Fair Market Value Compensation
  • Hospital – Physician Alignment
  • ACOs and Case Management’s Impact on Their Success
  • Attracting Top Physicians in Today’s Complex and Competitive Environment

Legal and Regulatory

  • Corporate Integrity Agreements and the Office of Inspector General Workplan
  • Lessons in Compliance
  • Making the Most of Compliance-Oriented Training
  • Tax Issues Facing Exempt Organizations
  • The Internet and Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Achieving compliance with: Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs), Medicare Administrative Contractors(MACs) and Medical Integrity Contractors (MICs)
  • Navigating Healthcare Reform
  • ICD-10 Transition

Payor/Managed Care

  • Using Public Information in Rate Negotiations
  • Gaining Market Share Through Payor Initiatives

Quality Improvement

  • An Emergency Department Approach to Documentation Enhancement
  • Case Management and Documentation Improvement
  • Case Management and the Revenue Cycle
  • Cash Acceleration: A Driver for Initiating
  • Revenue Cycle Improvement
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Payments
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Quality Initiatives (Hospital, Skilled Nursing Facilities, and Physician Pay for Performance initiatives)
  • Controlling the Healthcare Provider Supply Chain
  • Developing an Emergency Department Case
  • Management Program
  • Improving Patient Care Throughput by Reducing Delays
  • Medicare Observation Payment
  • Methodologies and Management
  • Physician Fee Schedule Hot Topics
  • The Revenue Cycle within the Hospital System
  • Health Information Management and Documentation Improvement
  • Outpatient and Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems
  • Transforming Patient Access: A Case Study
  • Quality-based Compensation in the Era of Healthcare Reform