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COVID-19
RCM Trends
Revenue Cycle

Ken TownsendAugust 5, 2020

HFMA: 8 Security Tips for Remote Revenue Cycle Staff

Poorly secured home networks. Highly accessible workstations. Use of personal laptops that don’t adhere to security standards. Each of these (and more) is a vulnerability for revenue cycle staff working at home during COVID-19. Unfortunately, with vulnerability comes opportunity for hackers to target this newly ...

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COVID-19
Patient Experience
Physician Services

Richard Lopez del RinconAugust 3, 2020

Medical Economics: Strategies for responding to the effects of COVID-19

With the spread of the COVID-19 virus continuing to be a top concern, patients are avoiding doctors’ offices. As a result, practices are experiencing significant financial hardships—one recent Medical Group Management Association ...

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COVID-19
Physician Services
Revenue Cycle

Richard Lopez del RinconJuly 17, 2020

Physicians Practice: Succeed with an EHR-agnostic Revenue Cycle Platform Post-COVID-19

While COVID-19 has presented challenges to every healthcare industry sector, physician practices have taken some of the most significant financial hits over the past few months. A recent Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) survey found that 97 percent of practices have experienced a negative financial ...

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COVID-19
Patient Experience
Revenue Cycle

R1 RCMJuly 6, 2020

10 Statistics that Show How COVID-19 Has Changed the Revenue Cycle

At the end of 2019, healthcare leaders projected the upcoming year would bring more consolidation and a greater focus on consumerism. While we’re now seeing these predictions come to fruition, no one anticipated the seismic shift that would happen due to COVID-19 – and the many ways the pandemic would impact ...

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COVID-19
Revenue Integrity

Andrew StieveJuly 2, 2020

Maximizing Post-COVID Reimbursement with Revenue Integrity

COVID-19 wreaked havoc with the healthcare industry; hospitals and health systems have lost a collective $36.6 billion over the past four months. Recovering from such a major financial hit can seem n insurmountable, however, by optimizing the middle of your revenue cycle, you can identify opportunities and begin ...

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Consumerism
COVID-19
Patient Experience

Chris IngersollJune 15, 2020

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Emphasized the Consumer Experience

In Malcolm Gladwell’s 2000 book, The Tipping Point, he describes the advancement of “social epidemics” where a slow and steady adoption of a new cultural phenomenon or technology innovation suddenly hits an inflection point which is followed by massive adoption seemingly overnight. The innovation is ...

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Collections
COVID-19
Finance

Wanda BrooksJune 9, 2020

Optimizing Financial Clearance and Advocacy to Thrive Amid COVID-19

As both providers and patients cope with the impact of COVID-19’s high cost, little relief is in sight.

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COVID-19
Patient Experience
Registration

Tom LytleJune 8, 2020

Remote Registration Ensures Patient and Staff Safety During COVID-19

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, frontline patient registrars have provided critical assistance by scheduling and coordinating care for thousands of hospital patients.  While these roles are in high demand, they also require employees to work in high-risk environments—given the frequent face-to-face patient ...

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Consumerism
COVID-19
Podcast

Chris IngersollJune 4, 2020

HFMA: Chris Ingersoll Discusses How COVID-19 Has Impacted the Future of Healthcare

Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the U.S., the healthcare industry has been speculating on the short and long-term effects. Chris Ingersoll, Vice President, Product Strategy at R1, recently recorded

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COVID-19
Hospital Management
Physician Advisory

Dr. Ronald HirschMay 28, 2020

RACMonitor: ASC Partnership as a Hospital Without Walls

Everyone is anxious for life to return to normal, but none more than those patients who had planned to have surgery in March or April, but had their surgery cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. These patients have conditions that warrant surgery, but were deemed not to be urgent or emergent, and therefore ...

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