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Joe Polaris for HFMAMarch 13, 2020

Joe Polaris Talks Risk and Benefits of M&A and How to Achieve Consumerism Goals with HFMA

Hospital M&A activities have been trending up in recent years, and with the promised economies of scale it seems like an attractive option. However, according to Joe Polaris, Senior Vice President of Product Technology at R1, achieving the desired benefits of consolidation can be difficult.  Joe recently ...

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Alexandra Wilson Pecci for HealthLeadersJanuary 28, 2020

Why Rush is Partnering to Improve Revenue Cycle Rather than Outsourcing

Rush University System for Health CFO John P. Mordach says the co-management model aims to improve everything from coding and billing to employee satisfaction.

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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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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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Karen WagnerNovember 8, 2019

Rethinking Revenue Cycle Management

As revenues decline and consumerism rises, managing the revenue cycle effectively has become increasingly challenging for today’s healthcare leaders. Here, Joe Polaris, senior vice president of product and technology, and Wesley Arnett, executive vice president of deployment for R1 RCM, discuss options healthcare ...

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Joe Polaris for Health Management TechnologySeptember 14, 2018

Debunking the Myths of Revenue Cycle Management Outsourcing

Revenue cycle management (RCM) outsourcing continues to grow in popularity as healthcare organizations face tighter budgets and growing payer reimbursement complexity. Decades ago, hospitals owned laundry services, food prep, and other services that others do better, and at a lower cost. So why should a provider ...

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