Staying one step ahead: How data and analytics can help pred...

Posted on Feb 11 2014 by
There aren’t too many situations in which an individual purchases a product or service, but is NOT asked to pay for it right away. Healthcare, however, is somewhat unique in that regard, often avoiding a retail-based experience where patients receive service, but pay quite some time later, whether in full or the balance. Not surprisingly, this approach often times adversely impacts healthcare organizations in many ways....

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Revenue Cycle Myths: Realistic Ways to Increase Reimbursemen...

Posted on Feb 07 2014 by
With the rapidly changing healthcare environment, many organizations are taking a hard look at their revenue cycle, seeking proactive ways to enhance both efficiency and performance in the era of value-based care. While the need to improve is clear, the opportunities for improvement may be obscured by myth and misperception. For example, consider the following long-standing myths about patient payment that, if not set...

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Patient Access Staff: The Gatekeepers to the Patient Experi...

Posted on Dec 12 2013 by
We encounter gatekeepers every day, ranging from TSA agents at the airport and call-center operators for online retailers to office receptionists and hotel front desk staff. Gatekeepers have a tough job as they manage access, filter information, provide advice and maintain order. Their attitude and actions dramatically impact our experience as consumers. The healthcare industry must shift from a patient focus to a consumer...

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