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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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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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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

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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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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Automation
Revenue Cycle
RPA

Joe PolarisSeptember 11, 2019

Transform the Revenue Cycle with Robotic, Cognitive Automation

Recent surveys, such as the Royal Philips U.S. Future Health Index 2019 report, highlight significant opportunities for digital transformation to improve healthcare cost and ...

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Patient Satisfaction
Revenue Cycle

Joe PolarisAugust 26, 2019

Use Revenue Cycle Improvements to Clear The Path To Patient Satisfaction

Although patient-centered strategies are a common topic of debate in hospitals and health systems these days, it’s striking how seldom revenue cycle factors into the discussion. The lack of correlation between financial conversations and patient satisfaction is especially interesting given the prevalent role of ...

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Patient Experience
Physician Services
Revenue Cycle

R1 RCMAugust 13, 2019

Three Ways Physician Group Practices Can Strengthen RCM Processes and Unify the Patient Financial Experience

For a physician group practice to be successful in today’s healthcare environment, organizations must dedicate resources toward creating a cohesive, streamlined revenue cycle and giving patients the best possible financial experience. As high-deductible healthcare plans and out-of-pocket costs continue to ...

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