Baptist Healthcare to Deploy Physician RCM | Healthcare Informatics Magazine | Health IT | Information Technology Skip to content Skip to navigation

Baptist Healthcare to Deploy Physician RCM

January 23, 2009
by root
| Reprints

Baptist Healthcare System

(Louisville, Ky.) has contracted with Atlanta-based


for management of its physician revenue cycle.

As part of the contract, McKesson’s Revenue Management Solutions (RMS) group will oversee all facets of physician billing, accounts receivable management, patient services, claims management and reporting.

According to the company, Baptist expects to gain more accurate practice reporting and a decrease in the amount of lost revenue from claims denial or lack of patient pay follow-up. The RMS group also will help Baptist’s physician office staff optimize their investment in its practice management system, which is used by the health system’s physician practices. Additionally, robust and accurate reporting capabilities will provide executives with the data needed to make the best decisions for the health system, the company touts.

Baptist Healthcare System, founded in 1924, is the third largest healthcare system in the Metro Louisville area, operating two acute-cares in the Louisville market – Baptist Hospital East and Baptist Hospital Northeast – and three others in Kentucky, Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah and Baptist Regional Medical Center in Corbin. In addition, Baptist Healthcare operates Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. Baptist Healthcare employs more than 10,000.



Community Data Sharing: Eight Recommendations From San Diego

A learning guide focuses on San Diego’s experience in building a community health information exchange and the realities of embarking on a broad community collaboration to achieve better data sharing.

HealthlinkNY’s Galanis to Step Down as CEO

Christina Galanis, who has served as president and CEO of HealthlinkNY for the past 13 years, will leave her position at the end of the year.

Email-Related Cyber Attacks a Top Concern for Providers

U.S. healthcare providers overwhelmingly rank email as the top source of a potential data breach, according to new research from email and data security company Mimecast and conducted by HIMSS Analytics.

Former Health IT Head in San Diego County Charged with Defrauding Provider out of $800K

The ex-health IT director at North County Health Services, a San Diego County-based healthcare service provider, has been charged with spearheading fraudulent operations that cost the organization $800,000.

Allscripts Touts 1 Billion API Shares in 2017

Officials from Chicago-based health IT vendor Allscripts have attested that the company has reached a new milestone— one billion application programming interface (API) data exchange transactions in 2017.

Dignity Health, CHI Merging to Form New Catholic Health System

Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), based in Englewood, Colorado, and San Francisco-based Dignity Health officially announced they are merging and have signed a definitive agreement to combine ministries and create a new, nonprofit Catholic health system.