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Patient Statements: Telling a Story to Collect More in Less Time
Wed., Aug. 8: After this webinar, you will be able to identify the 10 most common patient statement design mistakes; and use patient statement design guidelines to accelerate patient receivables cash flow for your organization.
Employee Engagement in the Midst of Rightsizing
Tues., Aug. 14: After this webinar, you will be able to understand the key elements of an effective employee engagement strategy; determine the cost differential of retraining vs. hiring talent from outside of the organization; and create a new role of the recruitment department.
Eliminate Payroll Checks with Debit PayCards
Wed., Aug. 15: After this webinar, you will be able to understand how unbanked employees continue to be a part of your payroll; understand why some employees shun traditional banking; and know how payroll debit cards work and how they eliminate checks and check-cashing fees.
Creating and Integrating a Finance Structure in Nursing
Thurs., Aug.16: After this webinar, you will be able to discuss methods for creating collaboration between nursing and finance; identify improvements that can be made by having financial expertise embedded within nursing; understand and overcome the potential challenges to having a finance resource within the nursing structure; and recognize how technology can support the collaboration between finance and nursing.
How to Control Costly Physician Preference Items**
Thurs., Aug. 23: After this webinar, you will be able to capture all supplies outside the official MMIS to gain visibility and control of costly PPI.
Managing Physician Revenue in a Hospital Environment
Wed. Aug. 29: After this webinar, you will be able to develop strategies and tactics to manage physician revenue in your own hospital environment; manage the differences between professional and technical revenue; and leverage a combined billing office for exceptional performance.
Leveraging Enterprise Intelligence to Manage Readmissions
Thurs., Sept. 20: After this webinar, you will be able to implement the following primary applications for managing readmissions: accurate capture of statistics on readmissions; identification of clinical, financial and socioeconomic factors that impact readmissions; financial implications, margin management, and reimbursement risk; readmission prevention program effectiveness measurement; and risk of readmission information at the point of care.
**Part of a series of 6 webinars offered in conjunction with the Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM).
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Publication Date: Thursday, July 26, 2012
In this Business Profile, Bruce Haupt, president and CEO of ClearBalance, discusses how a patient loan program can increase patient collections, reduce bad debt, and speed cash flow.
In this Business Profile, Jerry Bruno, principal with Deloitte Consulting LLP, discusses the importance of choosing revenue cycle solutions that help an organization meet the challenges of a quickly evolving healthcare environment.
In this business profile, Lane Jackson, a partner in the Grant Thornton LLP Health Care Advisory Services practice, with extensive experience in overseeing system implementations and revenue cycle reorganizations, discusses best practices for elevating revenue cycle performance during an EMR implementation. Grant Thornton LLP is a sponsor of the Large System Controllers Council Affinity Group.
In this business profile, Amy Gross, senior vice president of Key Government Finance, discusses the benefits of private placement transactions to support large-scale financing projects.
In this business profile, Doug Polasky, executive vice president at Xtend Healthcare, explains the importance of having sound workflow processes in a consolidated business office to ensure optimal performance and reduce costs.
In this business profile, sponsored by SSI, Jay Colfer, vice president of sales and marketing, shares how patient access solutions are reversing the trend toward increased bad debt resulting from the rise in high-deductible consumer health plans.
In this business profile of Deloitte Consulting, Matthew Hitch and David Betts explore the potential benefits of elevating the customer experience and outline strategies to change service delivery.
TriMedx helps health systems control costs and uncover savings opportunities by optimizing the clinical engineering function.
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