MURRAY, UT – May 9, 2022 – R1 RCM Inc. (NASDAQ:RCM), a leading provider of technology-driven solutions that transform the patient experience and financial performance for healthcare providers, and ScionHealth have entered into an agreement that will make R1 the exclusive provider of revenue cycle management (RCM) services for ScionHealth’s 61 long-term acute care hospitals (LTACHs). Launched in December 2021, ScionHealth is a new health system comprised of 61 LTACHs previously owned by Kindred Healthcare and 18 short-term acute care community hospitals previously owned by LifePoint Health.
The comprehensive partnership is designed to support the ScionHealth portfolio of LTACHs in delivering exceptional patient outcomes with new technology and services. R1 will deliver its fully integrated, purpose-built technology platform with proven operating methods and enterprise-wide analytics. Powered with intelligent automation and executed upon by a diverse and experienced team of RCM experts, R1’s end-to-end and Electronic Health Record-agnostic solutions are designed to integrate seamlessly into ScionHealth’s infrastructure in driving greater efficiency and performance.
ScionHealth embarked on an extensive selection process to identify an innovative and experienced partner that prioritizes investments in both people and technology. It also placed high priority on a partner’s ability to deliver standardization and consistency across the entire organization, invest in new technology to drive better financial outcomes, and position ScionHealth to effectively adapt to future healthcare changes. R1 was chosen as the ideal partner due to its size, scale, expertise, and the alignment of its culture and values to ScionHealth’s. R1’s strengths will enable ScionHealth to achieve better outcomes and lower costs while delivering a more satisfying patient experience.
“R1’s expertise will help us to standardize our approach across our LTACHs, enable greater use of data to drive optimal financial outcomes and ensure our dedicated hospital team members can remain focused on providing patients the highest quality care,” said Joel Day, chief financial officer at ScionHealth. “Equally important, R1’s culture and values align closely with ours, and we are confident that they value the talents and contributions of our revenue cycle team members.”
“We look forward to partnering with ScionHealth to deliver an integrated revenue cycle solution that will not only improve their financial performance and patient experience, but also support their long-term growth objectives,” said Gary Long, executive vice president and chief commercial officer at R1.
R1 is a leading provider of technology-driven solutions that transform the patient experience and financial performance of hospitals, health systems, and medical groups. R1’s proven and scalable operating models seamlessly complement a healthcare organization’s infrastructure, quickly driving sustainable improvements to net patient revenue and cash flows while reducing operating costs and enhancing the patient experience. To learn more, visit r1rcm.com.
ScionHealth strives to provide high-quality, patient-centered acute and post-acute hospital solutions. The health system is focused on driving innovation, serving its communities, and investing in people and technology to deliver compassionate patient care and excellent health outcomes. Based in Louisville, KY, ScionHealth operates 79 hospital campuses in 25 states – 61 long-term acute care hospitals and 18 community hospital campuses and associated health systems. For more information, please visit scionhealth.com.
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