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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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Revenue Cycle
Revenue Integrity
Johnny PezzutoDecember 18, 2019

Revenue Integrity Solutions: Look Before You Leap

For multiple years in a row, chief executive officers (CEOs) participating in the American College of Healthcare Executives’ annual survey ranked financial challenges as the number one issue facing hospitals.[1] With sound revenue cycle management and, in turn, ...

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Revenue Cycle
Revenue Integrity
Johnny PezzutoDecember 18, 2019

Revenue Integrity: Beware the High-Risk, Pre-Bill Approach

Try to imagine what it would be like if all claims were clean, compliant and processed without human or technological intervention. Hold that thought a little longer and you’ll see health systems getting accurate reimbursement for the care they provide, and physicians focusing solely on patients. This ...

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Revenue Cycle
Richard Lopez del RinconDecember 17, 2019

Three Challenge Areas Independent Practices Must Address to Thrive in Today’s Environment

With the hospital landscape becoming even more competitive and outpatient revenue growing at a faster rate, independent physician practices are becoming increasingly popular. This past summer, Modern Healthcare ...

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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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Collections
Physician Services
Revenue Cycle
Richard Lopez del RinconDecember 9, 2019

Five Revenue Cycle Metrics Profitable Practices Are Measuring

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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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

Automation
Blog Post
Patient Experience
Revenue Cycle
Lora QuinnNovember 7, 2019

Paving the Way for the Revenue Cycle of the Future

For healthcare finance teams, leading and managing the revenue cycle has evolved into an increasingly complex role—requiring in-depth knowledge of regulatory changes, payer contract management, staffing, value-based reimbursement and the patient experience. As attendees at the fifth annual Becker’s ...

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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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Patient Experience
Registration
Revenue Cycle
Tom LytleOctober 16, 2019

Patients Agree that Digitizing the Registration Process is Key to Improving Overall Patient Financial Experience

Today’s healthcare providers know that exceptional clinical care and quality outcomes are not enough—patients expect more when it comes to their healthcare experiences. With patients increasingly bearing more of their healthcare costs, hospitals and health systems need to take steps to ensure that a patient’s ...

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