Today is an exciting milestone for Sift as we’re proud to announce the completion of Sift Healthcare’s $9 million Series A fundraising round, led by Allos Ventures and First Trust Capital Partners. Funding supports the accelerating sales of our denials management and patient payment products and the launch of our mid-cycle denials prevention solution.
Sift's Blake Sollenberger and Affinity Strategies' Claire Vincent talk about the impact of AI on healthcare payments. They cover the challenges health systems face as they increasingly act as financial lenders, the importance of a positive patient experience in billing, the need for compassionate collections, and the challenges of moving to AI in a risk-averse environment. It’s an enlightening listen and will give you a new perspective on AI and the revenue cycle.
Machine Learning makes RPA more effective in the revenue cycle. Being able to truly leverage payments data to drive decision-making makes automation efforts meaningful. ML enables RPA efforts to move from automating repetitive human processes to attacking the root causes of inefficiencies and implementing data-driven strategies around revenue cycle work efforts, vendor outsourcing, patient financial engagement and payer reimbursement.
Wonder how Sift impacts healthcare? Watch Sift Healthcare's Founder and CEO, Justin Nicols talk with StartUp Health's Logan Plaster about the impact of Sift's AI and analytics on healthcare payments.
Every day healthcare providers are extending credit in the form of care, and they have little idea whether, how much or when they will be paid. It’s time for healthcare providers to start deploying well-established data science and analytics tools to forecast payments and optimize outcomes.
AI, machine learning and predictive models are abstract terms in the revenue cycle. How do you actually move past the buzzwords and get value out of your healthcare payments data? Here are six ways healthcare providers and RCMs can truly operationalize healthcare payments data to improve patient collections and revenue cycle operations.
Every healthcare CFO and revenue cycle leader should be looking at their insurance payer payments in relation to patient payments -- identifying how they relate and influence one another. This is essential intelligence in an ever-complex revenue cycle.
We're at a tipping point where healthcare providers will *have* to implement automation and AI into the revenue cycle. Not only to recover more dollars but also to keep up with the growing (& massive) administrative burden that is persistent in healthcare payments.
Unpaid patient medical bills are a growing problem for community hospitals and a downright crippling problem for rural hospitals. These healthcare providers can’t afford not to optimize their revenue cycle, improve their understanding of patient payment behavior and implement collection strategies based on their unique patient populations.
The healthcare payments market is in desperate need of approaches and innovations that reduce manual intensive processes — and save money. Even in today's day and age of big data, artificial intelligence and automation, many healthcare payments processes are painfully manual. Manual typically means cumbersome, prone to error, complicated and expensive.