Impact Insights

Revenue Integrity – Not Just for the Billing Folks!

October 30, 2017

As more and more organizations implement comprehensive, integrated electronic health records, the divide between disparate clinical and revenue cycle systems has all but disappeared. No... More

Denials Management: Going from Zero to Hero

October 16, 2017

According to Change Healthcare, of the estimated “$3 trillion in claims submitted by hospitals in 2016, an estimated 9% of charges ($262 billion) were initially... More

Alphabet Soup of Value-Based Care

April 11, 2016

Confused by the alphabet soup of government value-based reimbursement programs coming down the pike? You are not alone. Meaningful Use, Value-Based Modifiers, PQRS, Hospital Acquired... More

Moneyball Meets Cost Modeling

April 4, 2016

 “Data itself doesn’t tell the future, or give the answer – but it can limit the field for you and make it manageable for you.”  ... More

Where’s the Beef (Benefits)?

January 13, 2016

Healthcare costs in the U.S. just topped $3T per year and the U.S. has the most expensive healthcare costs per citizen of any country by... More

Revenue Cycle Best Practices

January 7, 2016

Anytime I meet a new client to discuss Revenue Cycle best practices, I am quickly reminded by the client that “they are different than other... More

Revenue Cycle Management – What Does It Encompass?

May 5, 2015

I was recently at a client and the definition of Revenue Cycle Management was questioned.  One of the project leaders wanted to parse out Registration and... More

Patient Friendly Billing

November 12, 2014

The other night I received a call from some good friends here in my hometown; “Can you help us?!” was the plea. The wife, Lucy,... More

Don’t Make This Mistake When Implementing an EHR

November 5, 2014

The implementation of a new Electronic Health Record (EHR) is a transformational endeavor that requires an extraordinary amount of effort and resources. The effort and... More