In today’s complex healthcare environment, hospitals and health systems and other provider organizations have little room for error within the revenue cycle. Faced with tight margins, growing labor and supply costs, and volatile markets, every dollar counts. Health information (HI) professionals have an important role to play in this process. The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and Protiviti convened a panel of health information (HI) and revenue cycle professionals to explore best practices in revenue integrity and the role of HI, as well as how organizations can leverage data to enhance collaboration across the revenue cycle.
Here are some of the key takeaways from the discussion.