Five Revenue Cycle Metrics Profitable Practices Are Measuring

R1 RCMJune 20, 2022

Measuring the financial health of your practice plays an important role in future growth. When you understand the metrics that impact your revenue cycle, you can better manage your overall process by making strategic changes to increase revenue and lower costs.

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Adventist, Ascension and LifePoint Share RCM Pressures and Solutions

R1 RCMJune 13, 2022

Every night countless healthcare financial leaders around the country lay awake contemplating three of their biggest concerns: the difficult labor market, optimizing the use of and considering new technology and improving the patient experience.

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Becker's: Pair Digital Strategy With a Fresh Revenue Cycle Approach

Becker's Hospital ReviewMay 18, 2022

Healthcare financial and operational leaders are grappling with major challenges like labor shortages, patient satisfaction and a proliferation of technology vendors to manage. Many leaders see the patient financial experience as ripe for transformation and believe that digital tools and new approaches to revenue cycle operations can help.

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Five Healthcare Workforce Shortage Solutions for Physician Groups

Chris PierceMay 17, 2022

The healthcare workforce shortage is hitting physician groups hard. Worse, the tight labor market doesn’t appear to be a brief bump in the road. Findings from dozens of studies reveal that the shortage of healthcare professionals in the U.S. will not end anytime soon.

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Video: Adventist Health and R1 are Reimagining the Patient Experience

R1 RCMMay 3, 2022

"This is not an either/or. This is an and,” explains Jennifer Stemmler, Chief Digital Officer for Adventist Health. “How do we solve a great consumer experience and improve our yield and cost to collect?”

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An Inseparable Duo: Patient Experience and Operating Success

Pat SaxmanApril 25, 2022

Several converging trends are continuing to hammer healthcare organizations. Namely: Thin margins are getting thinner, and a tight labor market is getting tighter, while consumer expectations keep growing.

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Rethink Patient-Facing RCM during Labor Shortage Part 3: Challenges of Small Hospitals

Philip MilsomApril 20, 2022

Imagine this predicament: You manage the registration and admissions functions at a small hospital in rural North Carolina. You’ve recently lost several staff members to retirement, family moves, and other routine causes of attrition. However, several of these staff vacancies occurred Read More

Rethink Patient-Facing RCM during Labor Shortage Part 2: Why Remote RCM Makes Sense

Brooks BabcockApril 20, 2022

Working remotely was a necessity for many people during COVID-19 lockdowns. As the proverb goes, “necessity is the mother of invention.” So, perhaps it shouldn’t surprise us that within mere months, humanity found ways to remotely accomplish all sorts of jobs that were primarily performed in person before the ...

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Five Ways to Increase Patient Volume & Grow Your Medical Practice

Michael UlandayApril 1, 2022

With more Americans becoming vaccinated and some COVID-19 restrictions being lifted, medical practices are in a better position to get back to their “normal” day-to-day operations. After a challenging 2020 –

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Good Faith Estimate Interim Final Rule Tells Us About Future of Healthcare Regulation

R1 Regulatory TeamMarch 28, 2022

The No Surprises Act of the 2021 Consolidated Appropriations Act greatly expanded patient protections through upfront cost transparency in the form of Good Faith Estimates (“GFE”).  Specifically, the law requires each health care ...

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