RCM tip of the day: Don't make revenue cycle management a second job

Healthcare organizations should use technology and data to increase revenue cycle management efficiency, according to Tom Schaal, director of product management at Emeryville, Calif.-based MedeAnalytics.

Mr. Schaal shared the following tip with Becker's Hospital Review.

"Providers want to focus on providing the best quality care to their patients. Focusing on the minutia of RCM draws their attention away from their primary job. Technology and data can turn the RCM job into a seamless task that can be incorporated into their everyday workflow."

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If you would like to share your RCM best practices, please email Kelly Gooch at kgooch@beckershealthcare.com to be featured in the "RCM tip of the day" series.


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