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VP/Other Executive

Future Outlook

The pandemic has impacted R1 RCM’s ability to ramp up and train some of their offshore resources. So...

Jul 2020
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VP/Other Executive

Win/Loss - Why they were selected (by current clients)

We looked at other firms but not really in depth. We knew that R1 RCM had the full compliments. Our...

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VP/Other Executive

Sales and Contracting

R1 RCM is not inexpensive. We negotiated through the contract, which was fair to both sides. The...

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VP/Other Executive

Relationship

If I were Cerner, I would have given the RevWorks services away for free. I am sure there is a...

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VP/Other Executive

Other Observations

It is too early to tell whether R1 RCM will exceed our expectations consistently. The pandemic has...

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VP/Other Executive

Win/Loss - Why they were selected (by current clients)

R1 RCM executes; we just haven’t seen the results yet because we are still early in the engagement....

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Manager

Tools and Methodology

At one point during our time working with R1 RCM, there was a change in consultants, and we...

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Manager

Project Results

I would buy R1 RCM's services again even though we will be moving on from them on the patient access...

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Manager

People and Knowledge

I didn't have any issues with R1 RCM during the COVID-19 crisis. We just went on as usual. I deal...

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Manager

Tools and Methodology

R1 RCM took charge of the implementation; it didn't fall to me. That is different from the...

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Manager

Project Results

When we started with R1 RCM, they were handling preregistration. Over the years, we have taken over...

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CFO

Tools and Methodology

We had some challenges with the initial implementation. The transition from one vendor to another...

Jun 2020
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CFO

Other Observations

R1 RCM's ability to mobilize and solve problems is very high. They are very good at identifying and...

Jun 2020
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CFO

Other Observations

Outsourcing revenue cycle work is the right thing to do. I don't want to be the best in the world at...

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CFO

Other Observations

My single biggest concern is around the growth rate of R1 RCM. I don't know whether the quality of...

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VP/Other Executive

Relationship

The change of leadership is clearly one factor that made a difference. I try to be respectful of how...

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VP/Other Executive

Tools and Methodology

With R1 RCM, we have always struggled with the idea of outsourcing and slowly migrating toward a...

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VP/Other Executive

Tools and Methodology

A lot of health systems are totally unwilling to leverage offshore resources. Some people feel that...

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VP/Other Executive

ROI and Cost

Going to R1 RCM was a good move for us. Our metrics have all been favorable in the last several...

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VP/Other Executive

Other Observations

Our revenue cycle has been struggling. I had to go through several tiers to get some meaningful...

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CIO

Other Observations

R1 RCM does full-service revenue cycling. They do front-end processing, preregistration,...

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CIO

Future Outlook

R1 RCM exceeded our expectations. If we could go back and hire another vendor, we wouldn't do it;...

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CIO

Tools and Methodology

I was somewhat skeptical about kiosks because I didn't know whether people would really want to use...

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CIO

People and Knowledge

R1 RCM attracts better talent than we have on our own. R1 RCM attracts MBA types for the revenue...

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CIO

Relationship

We are very sensitive to our monthly, quarterly, and year-end goals. R1 RCM focuses on the revenue...

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CIO

Relationship

In the last few years, R1 RCM has been much more customer oriented. We feel like we are more of a...

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CIO

Other Observations

I told the leadership at R1 RCM that they were continually placing their customers at the other end...

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CIO

Lessons Learned

From what I have observed, the first year or two tends to be kind of rocky, but after that, things...

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VP/Other Executive

ROI and Cost

Because of the way the contract works and because we have aligned incentives, we don't feel like R1...

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VP/Other Executive

Relationship

I would definitely work with R1 RCM again. Our partnership has been very good.

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VP/Other Executive

Tools and Methodology

One of the primary values of R1 RCM's work is their technology. We are doing a lot with them to try...

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VP/Other Executive

Other Observations

If R1 RCM could reduce the inconsistencies in their operations, that would help them. One of the...

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VP/Other Executive

Tools and Methodology

What makes R1 RCM's model unique is that they aren't consultants. They use a fully outsourced...

Dec 2019
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CFO

Relationship

We see a lot of positives on the R1 RCM side. We have started to see a turn in the revenue cycle for...

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CFO

Relationship

R1 RCM is a really good partner. We feel like they are chasing fires because the system isn’t...

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CFO

Tools and Methodology

R1 RCM has developed some tools for reporting because we weren’t getting reporting from our patient...

Dec 2019
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CFO

Project Results

I would buy the vendor’s services again from a professional billing perspective, but if I had known...

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VP/Other Executive

Relationship

The vendor has been fairly negative about our enterprise EMR. R1 RCM tries to be judicious about the...

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VP/Other Executive

Tools and Methodology

The vendor hasn't exceeded our expectations. If the decision was up to me, I wouldn't purchase R1...

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VP/Other Executive

Relationship

I would like to see R1 RCM actually moving the metrics that they are responsible for. I think R1 RCM...

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VP/Other Executive

Tools and Methodology

I would strongly recommend R1 RCM. Several years ago, I wouldn't have rated the vendor as good as I...

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VP/Other Executive

Other Observations

My only advice to people looking at using R1 RCM is to make sure that the vendor is strategically...

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VP/Other Executive

Tools and Methodology

Providing tangible outcomes requires both us and R1 RCM. We have been able to achieve most of our...

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VP/Other Executive

Tools and Methodology

We work with R1 RCM to make sure they are providing us with state-of-the-art products in the revenue...

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VP/Other Executive

Tools and Methodology

R1 RCM has helped us make sure that we have proper insurance, that the people are documenting in the...

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VP/Other Executive

Tools and Methodology

R1 RCM has a system for contractually adjusting the gross revenue down to the net revenue for the...

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VP/Other Executive

Tools and Methodology

It makes a lot of sense for large organizations to outsource revenue cycle management to R1 RCM...

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VP/Other Executive

ROI and Cost

R1 RCM avoids nickel-and-diming because that is the way things are structured. There is really no...

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VP/Other Executive

Relationship

If I were to outsource my operations, there isn't another company I would go with other than R1 RCM....

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VP/Other Executive

Tools and Methodology

R1 RCM is somewhere between meeting and exceeding expectations. We don’t have goals that they aren't...

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VP/Other Executive

Project Results

R1 RCM is helping us with the net revenue we are saving. We want our claims to be clean and go out...

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VP/Other Executive

Relationship

R1 RCM’s management team is excellent. The team is made up of really seasoned employees. They have...

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VP/Other Executive

Tools and Methodology

We approach our strategy together with R1 RCM, so if I rated them lower than I would rate myself, I...

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VP/Other Executive

Tools and Methodology

My boss and other upper-management people would rate R1 RCM highly. We have a collaborative...

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VP/Other Executive

Relationship

The strength of our partnership with R1 RCM is excellent. I spend most of my time with my...

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VP/Other Executive

Other Observations

Our contract is set with R1 RCM, and we all agreed to how they are paid. There may be some things...

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VP/Other Executive

Other Observations

Within our organization, R1 has come a long way. We have seen positive movement on metrics, and we...

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VP/Other Executive

People and Knowledge

One of the keys to getting R1 RCM to where they are today is a pretty significant shift in their top...

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VP/Other Executive

Other Observations

R1 still has a little ways to go with the smaller, low-priority accounts. We are not to a point...

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VP/Other Executive

Other Observations

I suspect that our leadership would want to choose R1 RCM again, but I am on the fence about that...

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VP/Other Executive

Lessons Learned

The challenge of outsourcing is trying to align with organizational goals. We give up control to a...

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VP/Other Executive

Project Results

R1 RCM is doing a lot of screen scraping, and they are running lots of transactions on our tools in...

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VP/Other Executive

Project Results

R1 RCM has added bodies and other ways to try and get through the sheer volume of touches and other...

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VP/Other Executive

Project Results

I wouldn’t say that R1 RCM consistently exceeds our expectations, but they are doing a good job.

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CFO

People and Knowledge

R1 RCM is off-site, but we always have access to them when we need it. However, trying to find out...

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CFO

Relationship

We have a quarterly meeting where all the leaders of each function report their progress. I also get...

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CFO

Project Results

I wish that R1 RCM was still in-house, but the work we do with them has definitely gotten stronger...

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CEO/President

Tools and Methodology

My issues are probably more related to R1 RCM than other things. I can't differentiate issues with...

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CEO/President

Future Outlook

R1 RCM is getting better. Our A/R days have improved since the transition. R1 RCM is finding more...

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CEO/President

Tools and Methodology

There are still some communication issues associated with what we need R1 RCM to be doing. R1 RCM...

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CFO

Tools and Methodology

I have been impressed with R1 RCM's ability to offer a full range of services that complement the...

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CFO

Tools and Methodology

Our level of analytics is getting better with R1 RCM. They have a common platform on the back end...

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CFO

Tools and Methodology

R1 RCM isn't as strong with reporting and analytics as other vendors that we have worked with. Those...

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CFO

Other Observations

R1 RCM talks about robotic process automation a lot, but we haven't seen a ton of direct impact yet.

Oct 2019
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CFO

ROI and Cost

R1 RCM actually does a good job of not nickel-and-diming. There is a good balance of give-and-take....

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CFO

Other Observations

If we had to do things again, we would definitely outsource. We would have to see the exact...

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CFO

Tools and Methodology

R1 RCM's strategic ability is high. They are expanding out from a hospital-centric environment to...

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CFO

ROI and Cost

It is hard to know whether we are getting our money's worth from R1 RCM because of the way things...

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VP/Other Executive

Tools and Methodology

Things are going well with R1 RCM; they are growing, and their services are expanding. The company...

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VP/Other Executive

Relationship

The focus on patient experience has probably been the most exciting part of the expansion with R1...

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VP/Other Executive

Tools and Methodology

I don't know that I would say there are gaps with R1 RCM's services. The company is growing, but I...

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VP/Other Executive

Relationship

There was a period of time when I wanted R1 RCM to stay totally focused on us, but I am learning...

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VP/Other Executive

Relationship

The dynamics in the markets vary, but for the most part, R1 RCM is exceeding expectations, and in...

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VP/Other Executive

Tools and Methodology

R1 RCM has recruited some great talent. The senior leaders are amazing. R1 RCM's strategic ability...

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