2024 Health System Digital & IT Investments
This survey of 144 provider executives reveals their top digital and IT investment priorities for 2024 and associated challenges, opportunities, and goals.
Elevate Your RCM Strategy: Key Questions Every Leader Must Ask
Dive into the critical questions every RCM leader should ask about their claims and clearinghouse vendor.
Reimagining healthcare accounts payable: Using automation to pivot from ‘cost center’ to ‘revenue generator’
Learn how accounts payable automation has become one of the leading ways healthcare finance leaders can reduce costs and optimize spend.
Buyer’s Guide: Patient financial engagement technologies
This whitepaper is a buyer’s guide to assist in understanding the benefits of how adopting new technology to increase patient financial engagement can improve the bottom line while improving the patient experience:
Is This the Age of the Payvider?
By now, most health systems are familiar with the term payvider, and many are weighing the pros and cons of initiating their own payvider solution. The critical tipping point to act may well be here today, as health systems feel increased pressure to make greater financial and strategic impact for their organizations even as conditions…
Three Steps to Building an Effective Internal Agency
In efforts to control costs and help ensure greater control and access to flexible staffing solutions, some health systems are establishing internal agencies. Organizations that find success with this strategy will be the ones that take a strategic approach to its formation, as well as leverage the necessary technologies to support all components. This resource…
Driving dollars through data: An innovative way to improve self-debt collections
Recent industry trends indicate the challenge of self-pay collections within the revenue cycle management (RCM) space will continue to rise, driven primarily by the increasing number of consumers opting for high deductible health plans. Effective collections strategies require additional expertise to focus efforts where there is a higher return on investment. It’s time-consuming to chase…
The 5 provider strategies to improve profit margins
Improving financial performance and operating margins has become one of the most pressing concerns for health system CEOs. To meet future margin targets, leaders will have to bring a new level of focus, resources and structure to achieve deeper cost reductions on a recurring basis. At the same time, this is critical to ensuring that…
Stemming the outpatient profit squeeze with a revenue cycle workflow gap analysis
Hospital and health system outpatient, outreach and ancillary services are often confined to EHR systems to manage their billing. Designed for bigger-ticket, lower-volume claims, these systems lack specific front-end intelligence, system connectivity, and automation necessary to efficiently manage these departments’ unique billing need. Too often, the result is an unnecessarily high number of submission errors,…
Patient access: The key to a healthy revenue cycle
As hospitals and physician groups face ongoing labor shortages and skyrocketing costs, maintaining effective Patient Access processes is critical. Ensuring efficiency and accuracy upstream helps prevent delayed reimbursement downstream—while supporting a positive patient experience. Download this whitepaper to explore the three patient access processes that can help protect revenue and improve the patient experience. Identify…