Can You Boost Revenue Without Increasing Patient Volume? [Video]

Tue, Apr 12, 2016 @ 08:00 AM   Dawn Lunde   0 Comments

Today, we're tackling a question that has major implications for health care facilities and their executives. Can you boost revenue without increasing patient volume?

Medical Facilities Need to Adjust to New Atmosphere

Thu, Feb 05, 2015 @ 09:37 AM   Terry Hauer   0 Comments

As health care organizations look to accommodate more patients and improve the quality of care offered, it is important for chief financial officers to take a step back and recognize the best move forward.

Tags: financial management in healthcare

Healthcare Revenue Management: Is Your Revenue “Going Social?”

Tue, May 21, 2013 @ 12:30 PM   Terry Hauer   0 Comments

Consumerism is alive and well in social media. If you are not participating, you should be. Hospitals and clinics are B2C (business to consumer) organizations that can reap cost-effetive benefit from ‘going social.’ The key is how to turn your social activity into engaged patients.  Plus, now that the consumer is paying more of the bill, they’re more engaged than ever in their healthcare decision-making and how their money is spent on healthcare services.

Tags: patient payment, healthcare revenue management, patient pay, bill pay service, financial management in healthcare, collecting patient payment

Create A Culture That Says “We Deserve To Be Paid for the Value We Provide"

Tue, Mar 05, 2013 @ 01:11 PM   Dawn Lunde   0 Comments

In our society, many people take their health for granted. But when they have an illness or injury, they place great value on being heard, treated and getting better. Ultimately, healhcare at its core is to provide quality care that leads to better health, but without patient payment, your ability to deliver that care may suffer. So the business side of the patient visit can be equally important to ensure a good outcome. Do your providers and employees truly realize this? Does the staff understand how your growing accounts receivable hinders your ability to continue your mission and retain your employees?

Tags: Patient Payments, healthcare revenue cycle management, health care payments, patient pay, hospital payments, financial management in healthcare

Would You Pay For Something Without Knowing the Cost?

Tue, Feb 26, 2013 @ 01:13 PM   Dawn Lunde   1 Comment

As millions of Americans are back to zero on their deductible, or are new to a high deductible health plan as of January 1
st, patients will be asking about the cost of services. Are you prepared to answer that question? There are 3 important steps to take now - 2013 is the calm before the storm. The Affordable Care Act means that millions more consumers will be covered by a high deductible health plan by 2014. 

Tags: Patient Payments, health care benefit plans, patient pay, bill pay service, financial management in health care, financial management in healthcare

Internal Marketing In Healthcare: The Original Social Network

Tue, Feb 19, 2013 @ 01:35 PM   Terry Hauer   0 Comments

Today's healthcare organizations strive to engage employees more than ever. The goal is to have staff who regard the workplace as a bastion of passion and opportunity -- not just a place to collect a paycheck. Engaged employees are valuable in numerous ways, one of which is promoting the organization without even realizing they may be doing it. 

Tags: Patient Payments, healthcare marketing, patient pay, financial management in healthcare

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