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Archive for February 2011

Too busy to look at patient accounts?

I actually thought I was that busy myself early in my career. After all, there was a hospital budget to prepare, a seemingly unending stream of meetings to attend, performance appraisals to complete, AR reports to produce/review, a conversion right around the corner and a myriad of other priorities. Then one day I was asked,…

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What can revenue cycle professionals learn from military science?

As Revenue Cycle professionals, we are often asked to develop and present a “strategy” but we are rarely asked to address “tactics” per se. As a result, the defining line has blurred between the two. Take a moment to review the following and consider their importance and associated differences;   Strategy:   The science or…

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