Managing Director, Revenue Cycle Optimization
Warbird works with healthcare organizations to design customized revenue cycle solutions that assess current revenue cycle functionality, identify and quantify opportunities for performance improvement, drive results, and ensure sustainability through ongoing support and training.
Revenue cycle success does not happen by accident.
Success is the result of daily, focused action.
In partnership with our clients, Warbird’s Revenue Cycle Optimization (RCO) practitioners identify actionable and quantifiable opportunities that create value, contribute to consistent outcomes and realize the operational objectives of healthcare organizations.
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Warbird’s RCO practice provides healthcare organizations with a dedicated team of proven professionals who have tested, operator experience in improving revenue cycle outcomes, creating cultures of accountability and developing processes that further the operational priorities of our clients.
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Warbird Revenue Cycle Optimization Impact
The professionals of Warbird’s Revenue Cycle Optimization practice have decades of combined experience delivering best practice, self-sustainable, and practical advisory services to healthcare organizations. During this tenure, Warbird’s Revenue Cycle Optimization professionals have partnered with hospitals and physician practices alike to ensure successful, representative and compliant outcomes in over 40 states.
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Managing Director, Revenue Cycle Optimization
John has over 25 years of experience in healthcare financial management, hospital operations, physician practice administration, and revenue cycle management. He is an accomplished revenue cycle practitioner, focused on all aspects of revenue cycle operations, performance improvement, training, and education.
He has worked with hundreds of hospitals and physician practices to improve financial outcomes, compliance, and customer service. His clients include critical access hospitals, community hospitals, academic medical centers, large multi-specialty physician groups, rural health clinics, and sole physician practices.
Prior to joining Warbird, John helped create, introduce, and establish comprehensive revenue cycle services at Stroudwater Revenue Cycle Solutions while serving as its President. John has also served as Revenue Cycle Director and Financial Controller at two Academic Medical Centers as well as Physician Practice Administrator
for a large multi-specialty practice.
John specializes in: Revenue Cycle Assessments, Hospital Turnaround Efforts, Physician Practice Management, Compliance Mitigation, Business Office Development, Revenue Cycle Education (through webinars and onsite seminars), Rural Health Clinic Operations, Revenue Cycle Foundational elements (chargemaster, pricing, and revenue capture), Hospital and Physician Practice Performance Improvement, Hospital New Business Development and Commercial Contract Review and Negotiation.
Director, Revenue Cycle Optimization
Laurie has over 25 years of experience in healthcare administration, including hospital revenue cycle operations, business office management, auditing, and physician practice management. She is an accomplished revenue cycle practitioner focused on all aspects of revenue cycle operations, performance improvement, training, and education. She has worked with hundreds of hospitals and physician practices to improve revenue cycle outcomes, mitigate compliance concerns, and enhance customer service procedures. Her clients include critical access hospitals, community hospitals, academic medical centers, large multi-specialty physician groups, rural health clinics, and sole physician practices.
Prior to joining Warbird, Laurie was instrumental in the creation of resources to unify coding, billing, and compliance concerns for total and inclusive revenue cycle oversight at Stroudwater Revenue Cycle Solutions. Laurie previously served as the Manager for Revenue Integrity for Elliot Health System in Manchester, NH, where she was responsible for maintaining multiple chargemasters to support 400 providers across multiple specialties, a 200-bed facility, an ASC, and VNA. Laurie oversaw revenue integrity and quality control initiatives, including coding, billing, and departmental revenue cycle management. She is a certified professional coder with extensive experience performing medical claim review and auditing. Laurie has led initiatives to increase physician and departmental productivity, improve business office efficiency and accuracy, and develop chargemaster maintenance policies and procedures. She has successfully grown gross revenue and net reimbursement through operational improvements, chargemaster effectiveness, and efficient business office protocols.