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Patient Experience
Registration
Joel Berg for MedCity NewsJanuary 17, 2020

R1 RCM pays $190M for scheduling software firm

Patient scheduling is increasingly seen as a key part of revenue cycle management. It also can help create a more welcoming "digital front door" that improves access to care and the overall patient experience.

 

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Article
CMS
Hospital Management
Dr. Ronald HirschJanuary 16, 2020

The Dilemma of the Discharge Planning Conditions of Participation

CMS is expected to release instructions and sub-regulatory guidance in 2020.

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Article
Partnership
Revenue Cycle
Joseph Goedert for Health Data ManagementJanuary 16, 2020

Rush Medical, R1 Join to Build Innovation Lab for Rev Cycle

Rush University Medical Center is looking to build an innovation lab for revenue cycle management, hoping to use quality analytics to improve existing processes.

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Article
Partnership
Kelly Gooch for Becker's Hospital CFO ReportJanuary 16, 2020

Rush University System for Health has proactive investments, partnerships in the works, CFO says

John Mordach has more than 30 years of healthcare financial management experience to call on as senior vice president and CFO of Chicago-based Rush University System for Health.

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Article
RCM Trends
Revenue Cycle
Chris IngersollDecember 9, 2019

Price Transparency: The Top Revenue Cycle Trend for 2020

At long last, healthcare is starting to act on the realization that we must embrace a consumer approach to the healthcare financial experience. While the concept of revenue cycle consumerism has been discussed for years now, 2020 is the year when we might finally see the adoption of real solutions. That’s because ...

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Article
Automation
Patient Experience
Chris IngersollDecember 4, 2019

Three Keys to Creating the Optimal Payment Transformation Strategy

Well before the June 2019 White House Executive Order regarding price transparency, healthcare leaders ranked offering a positive patient financial experience as one of their top two strategic priorities for 2019 1 . Today’s patients not only want cost transparency, but also an array of options for ...

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Article
Patient Experience
Registration
Hospital Access ManagementNovember 21, 2019

For Patients, Self-Registration Options Mean More Control and Speedier Care

If a department had all the available “bells and whistles” vendors are offering for self-service options, patients could completely bypass registration altogether.

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Article
Partnership
RCM Trends
Revenue Cycle
Karen WagnerNovember 8, 2019

Rethinking Revenue Cycle Management

AN INTERVIEW WITH JOE POLARIS AND WESLEY ARNETT BY KAREN WAGNER

 

HFMA REVENUE CYCLE FORUM

Transitions fail when schedules are emphasized over readiness to implement a new process or technology.Read More

Article
CMS
Medicare
Dr. Ronald HirschNovember 6, 2019

Service Delivery Fundamentally Changing as ASC Use Accelerates

As advances in surgery continue, more and more procedures are destined for the outpatient arena.

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Article
Automation
Patient Satisfaction
Revenue Cycle
Joe Polaris for HIT ConsultantOctober 30, 2019

How Intelligent Automation Can Address Three Revenue Cycle Challenges

Artificial intelligence (AI) has received a lot of buzz and been positioned as the central healthcare technology needed to solve many financial challenges and digitally transform internal operations. However, if you’re looking for practical solutions that can address variable activities and complete ...

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