By Marty Callahan – At this very moment, a doctor somewhere (maybe even in your building) is lecturing a patient about ignoring obvious signs of health issues. The patient was experiencing pain, shortness of breath, trouble focusing, or a host of other issues, but they kept pushing forward as if things would get better on their own.
By April Wilson – Are you tired of email spam and annoying internet ads? Well, it might be time to pay closer attention to them. That’s because digital marketers know something about human behavior that you probably don’t.
By Casey Williams – If you’ve never seen a “perspective sculpture” in person, you’ve probably run across a few online. One of the most famous is dedicated to Nelson Mandela — from one angle, it looks like a random gathering of misshapen steel columns.
By Crystal Ewing – Did you know that patients who receive a cost estimate are more likely to recommend your practice to a friend? Not only does a cost estimate increase your referral rates, but it can also motivate up to 46% of your patients to pay their bill faster.
By April Wilson – With the rising increase in healthcare costs and patient responsibility, it is important for healthcare organizations to understand today’s consumers and the latest trends in patient payments.
By Matthew J. Hawkins – As patients assume responsibility for larger portions of their healthcare bills, they are looking to healthcare providers to clearly outline how much they owe and make it easy to pay.
By David Shelton – One of the most difficult conversations that takes place in a hospital doesn’t always occur between a physician and patient. It happens between the patient and registration staff, wrapped around the question, “how are you going to pay for your visit today?”
Patients are now payers, responsible for a substantial amount of your revenue. Have you addressed this shift—or are you still working to develop the optimal patient payment strategy?
Waystar™, the combination of Navicure® and ZirMed® revenue cycle technologies, announced findings from its second annual Patient Payment Check-Up™ Survey, conducted by HIMSS Analytics.
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