RoundTable Continues to Expand Its Team with New Director

RoundTable Strategic Solutions expands its team with the addition of Mike Schwob, Director of Management Consulting. With more than 10 years of industry knowledge and experience, Mike provides expertise in primary care strategic growth and marketing analytics.  His principal professional focus areas include consumer-centric analytics, Access and convenience, unique primary care growth analytics, program evaluation and management, Marketing ROI attribution and CRM analytics.  (more…)

November 15th, 2017 | , |

Nationally Recognized Academic Medical Center in Boston Engages RoundTable to Serve as Interim Director of Patient Financial Services

One of the nation’s leading Academic Medical Centers has engaged RoundTable Strategic Solutions to serve as the Interim Patient Financial Services Director and will work in collaboration with the Vice President of Revenue Cycle to oversee the PFS department and team. “Our Executive Revenue Cycle Consultant will be responsible for providing leadership and oversight of operational and financial decisions and performance pertaining to PFS for Professional and Hospital Billing,” says Art Lopez, Regional Vice President.

“Organizations see the value in partnering with RoundTable as our proven approach provides clients with experienced consultants and solutions that leverages operational re-design, reduces manual processes using information technology and creates a sustainable model for growth within today’s healthcare delivery and rapidly changing reimbursement model,” says Kyle Swarts, Senior Vice President & Partner.

November 3rd, 2017 | |

RoundTable Gains Healthcare Industry Expert Denise Cuddeback as Senior VP of Management Consulting

RoundTable Strategic Solutions, Baltimore based, nationally recognized full-service healthcare IT, operational change management and direct hire consulting firm, is thrilled to announce today that Denise Cuddeback joins the team as Senior Vice President of Management Consulting.  Denise is a nationally recognized leader in Healthcare Operations and Solutions Design in areas such as Revenue Cycle, Care Coordination, Customer Relationship Management, Access & Contact Center, and Operational Efficiency leveraging Lean Six Sigma methodologies.

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October 23rd, 2017 | |

Large Healthcare Organization Engages RoundTable to Serve as Epic Revenue Cycle Project Manager

A leading healthcare organization engages RoundTable Strategic Solutions to serve as their Epic Revenue Cycle Project Manager to assist with a large-scale implementation. “Healthcare organizations see the value RoundTable’s consultants bring to each client engagement. They have partnered with large Consulting Firms in the past only to quickly identify significant gaps in their hands-on application and revenue cycle operations experience,” says Kyle Swarts, Senior Vice President.

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October 2nd, 2017 | |

RTSS Attending Annual Cerner Health Conference

RoundTable Strategic Solutions is excited to be participating in its 2nd Cerner Health Conference. “We have added 10 new Cerner Clients since the 2016 conference and continue to add tremendous value to our customers to include Cerner Patient Accounting, Clinical and Technical consulting services. This event provides healthcare and provider organizations a great opportunity to collaborate with the goal of improving care and the lives of patients throughout the country,”  said Kyle Swarts, Senior Vice President.

October 2nd, 2017 | |

RoundTable to Perform MACRA – MIPS Gap Assessment for Large Mid-Atlantic Academic Medical Center

MACRA’s Quality Payment Program (QPP) is intended to provide new tools and resources to give patients the best possible, highest-value of care. The initial intent is to transform the Medicare payment structure while moving towards a larger scope to eventually include the entire healthcare continuum and broader payer system.

In this engagement, RoundTable’s Executive Consultant will conduct a MACRA / MIPS Quality Reporting and Gap assessment focusing on four key measures including Quality, Resource Use, Clinical Practice Improvement Activities and Meaningful Use of Certified EHR.

“We will summarize the Value-Based Payment Risks and assist the organization with making changes to provider workflow and ensure it’s Practice Management and EMR application are being utilized efficiently to capture the key discrete data elements for reporting,” said Kyle Swarts, Senior Vice President.

September 18th, 2017 | |

Nationally Recognized IDN in Mid-West Engages RoundTable to Serve as Interim System Director of Coding & Charge Capture

“Working in lock-step with the Senior Vice President of Revenue Cycle Management, the RoundTable consultant will serve as the Interim System Director, Coding and Charge Capture for a multi-state IDN to develop a go forward strategy to standardize and centralize the Coding and Charge Capture function while developing a high performing team and structure“, said Art Lopez, Regional Vice President.

The Interim System Director will have the following responsibilities.

  1. Responsible for providing leadership and oversight of operational and financial decisions and performance pertaining to Coding and Charge Capture for Physician and Ambulatory Services Organization.
  2. Manage operational coding and charge capture leaders across three regional business offices serving six divisions.  Functional areas include:  abstract coding, charge review work queue (CRWQ) edits, manual charge entry, charge reconciliation, coding denial follow-up, physician feedback and education, HCC coding, Epic template review and development (in conjunction with EpicCare team), and collaboration and coordination with Corporate Responsibility (aka compliance) program.
  3. Provide strategic vision to Coding and Charge Capture operations across the Physician and Ambulatory Service Organization and challenge assumptions and standards of business in an effort to improve overall operational effectiveness and service to customers.

“Healthcare organizations from across the country are engaging RoundTable to provide interim management, strategic consulting services and IT implementation support due to our ability to present high-quality candidates that can execute on deliverables and drive ROI” said Kyle Swarts, Senior Vice President.

September 18th, 2017 | |

RoundTable Strategic Solutions Will Serve as the Cerner Revenue Cycle / Patient Accounting SME and Testing Coordinator for a Large Integrated Delivery Network in the MidWest

Bridging the gap between the Cerner application and operational teams can pose challenges for organizations implementing Cerner Patient Accounting. RoundTable has been engaged by two nationally recognized IDNs to help with their upcoming Cerner implementations.

“Our consultants have a unique skill set and bring best practices to each engagement. Clients are engaging RoundTable to serve as the Cerner Patient Accounting SME and to collaborate with revenue cycle and operational leadership to ensure feature/functionality is being designed and built in a fashion that supports the unique requirements of each organization.  Clients look to use to serve as a strategic partner and guide them through the implementation process” said Kyle Swarts, Senior Vice President.

August 16th, 2017 | |

Multi-Hospital Health System Selects RoundTable to Lead Call Center Consolidation Project

“Given today’s competitive landscape and shift towards consumerism its critical for healthcare organizations to develop a Customer Experience Model that attracts new patients and keeps existing patients within their healthcare system.  Keeping the “Patient” at the center of the discussions and decisions is critical when you are centralizing call center functions and seeking to create a true engagement center that gives you a 360-degree view of the patient and household” said Kyle Swarts, Senior Vice President.

August 3rd, 2017 | |