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Archive for July 2016

What are the “Pros & Cons” of Centralized Revenue Cycle Processing, You Ask?

Hospitals and other healthcare provider organizations that have become multi-facility entities often consider centralizing RC Processing and/or AR processing. The strategy is usually aimed at lowering operating cost, improving financial management performance and better customer service. As a Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) consulting company, Nearterm has a lot of experience assisting clients with centralization (and decentralization)…

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Service Management in Hospitals – Turning Complaints into Gold

Patient complaints can be stressful and costly, and if severe enough, can even negatively impact revenues. Or complaints can offer an opportunity to fine tune your service level and turn them into gold, thus boosting revenues. The emergence of the patient as consumer is the reason making the latter possible. The Patient as Consumer Hospitals and…

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HFMA’s 2016 ANI a Huge Success

Our thanks to each of you who stopped by to visit with us during HFMA’s most recent ANI.  The event was a huge success from the networking opportunities to the incredible educational offerings! We would also like to offer our Congratulations to our Lucky AMEX Gift Card winners: Jay Howard Donald Shaw Pasquelita Waseta Anonymous…

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