I often talk about a hospital’s charge master as the respiratory system of a hospital. I now have to admit that’s a bit biased and not quite correct. Whereas it’s way more important that many C-level executives believe it is, it’s the entire revenue cycle that is more like the respiratory system. This is part […]

It’s not easy being diabetic. It’s not the worst thing in the world because there are things you can do to help make it go smoother, but there’s still a number of things that, if I don’t stay on top of, can cause at least some disruption in the normal course of a day if […]

Many years ago I lost my job as business office manager at a medium sized hospital in the central New York area. I challenged it in court and after a lengthy trial I lost, which was expected because it was a case against the city, a city lawyer represented the hospital and a city judge […]

Hypnosis is purported to be a cure-all for almost anything. People tout hypnosis for weight loss, playing better in sports, achieving great things in business, and generally making you a much happier person. If it can do all that, can it help people stop smoking? torbakhopper via Compfight It’s not quite that simple. We have […]

I’ve been in the revenue cycle/medical billing field for over 30 years. I’ve been in leadership or consulting for most of those years. I feel this gives me pretty good perspectives on how things should work. Parker Knight via Compfight There’s no doubt that every year there are some kinds of changes because of insurance […]