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5 revenue cycle leaders weigh in on staffing challenges

By Andrew Cass for Becker’s Hospital Review Staffing is one of the biggest challenges facing revenue cycle leaders today. Here are what five leaders recently told Becker’s about that issue. James O’Connell. Director of revenue cycle at Inspira Health (Vineland, N.J.): Currently, I believe the greatest challenge to most hospitals is maintaining staff in the revenue cycle. Filling open positions in…

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Hospitals to experience financial strain over the next decade, report says

By Susan Morse for Becker’s Hospital Review Hospitals will experience a slowing of inpatient admissions but an increase in the length of adult inpatient stays, the latter being fueled in part by long COVID-19 and a rise in chronic conditions, according to a new report from Vizient and its subsidiary Sg2. This will lead to greater financial…

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The best way for hospitals to avoid revenue loss: 2 execs weigh in

By Katie Adams from Becker’s Hospital Review U.S. hospital margins are remaining narrow, prompting healthcare revenue cycle leaders to examine their processes and make sure no money is falling through the cracks. Donna Ellenburg, revenue cycle director at Birmingham, Ala.-based Grandview Medical Center, said hospitals can avoid losing revenue by adhering to the following process: verifying…

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How has COVID affected revenue cycle management?

By Todd Shryock for Medical Economics COVID-19 has had far-ranging consequences for medical practices, especially on finances. With patient volumes in flux, it’s important to understand how revenue cycle management has changed due to the pandemic and what adjustments need to be made going forward. Medical Economics spoke with Anurag Mehta, president and co-founder of Omega Healthcare,…

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