RCM tip of the day: Use data to focus on revenue cycle improvement opportunities

Data is a key component to revenue cycle improvement, according to Laurie Lamarre, vice president of revenue cycle at Pittsfield, Mass.-based Berkshire Health Systems.

Ms. Lamarre shared the following tip with Becker's Hospital Review.

"Gather your data and select a few areas of opportunities to stay focused on, in order to make a positive impact. To this day, the old management adage of, 'you can't manage what you don't measure' is true. I feel by setting priorities in a methodical way, and maintaining our focus, the team is engaged and empowered to make change."

Read more advice on revenue cycle improvement here.

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