Leading software and payments technology company integrates with revenue cycle management solution to provide efficient payment experience. Nashville, TN, February 24, 2022 —Sphere, a leading provider of end-to-end integrated payments and security software, today announced it has teamed up with MDofficeManager, a leading provider of Revenue Cycle Management solutions serving outpatient medical practices, ambulatory surgery

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HIT Consultant features an article by Curtis Bauer, Chief Product Officer, “What Are Digital Wallets and What Do They Mean for Healthcare?”.  Below is an excerpt: Digital wallets are a payment option that continues to gain traction among consumers due to their simplicity and ease. Many providers, however, may be unfamiliar with the technology and

As providers grapple with labor shortages and patient volumes that may not have recovered to pre-COVID-19 levels, it has become increasingly critical to offer patients digital options that boost staff efficiency, reduce operational overhead and enhance patient engagement. Digital patient engagement tools represent an acceleration of healthcare’s trend toward consumerism, which has been driven in

Consumer survey reveals that 65% of Americans over the age of 54 have paid healthcare bills online in previous year   Nashville, TN, November 16, 2021 — As consumers grow increasingly comfortable with using online tools to manage activities as disparate as dinner reservations, banking and hairstyling appointments, a new consumer survey reveals that even

In a recent HealthCare Business News article, Ryne Natzke, Senior Vice President of Growth and Strategy discusses how consumers rely on online tools for shopping, banking, and other tasks and how patients’ desire a similarly frictionless experience with healthcare providers. Patients want the ability to shop for services, make appointments, ask follow-up questions, and pay for care all in

It’s no secret that patients are frustrated with healthcare costs and would like the same price transparency that they’ve come to expect from retailers and online service providers. One recent survey of 1,300 U.S. consumers found that 91% said they believe hospitals and healthcare facilities should be required to publicly disclose the costs of their

self scheduling tool for patient engagement

Patient self-service scheduling tools are an increasingly important patient engagement option that enables medical practices to cater to consumer convenience while boosting efficiency and freeing staff to focus on more important patient-facing activities. To this end, Sphere is proud to announce the addition of self-scheduling capabilities to its industry-leading Health iPASS platform. The new functionality

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What COVID-19 Revealed about Optimizing Patient Payments The COVID-19 pandemic created numerous challenges for providers, prompting many to re-evaluate their approaches to critical processes, such as engaging with patients, minimizing the cost of collections, and offering seamless billing options. Although some of the new burdens are likely to lessen as time goes on, the healthcare

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Book My Doc Adds Another Layer of Patient Engagement to the Health iPASS Platform Nashville, TN August 3, 2021– Sphere, a leading provider of end-to-end integrated payments and security software, announced today the launch of a new self-scheduling tool called Book My Doc available with the Health iPASS revenue cycle management and patient engagement platform.

Payments leader to demonstrate next-generation single payment platform integrated with Health iPASS at Booth 4071 NASHVILLE, TN – July 14, 2021– Sphere, a leading provider of end-to-end integrated payments and security software, today announced that it will showcase its industry-leading end-to-end patient payments solution at HIMSS21. This year’s annual HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition

Health IT Answers features insights from Ryne Natzke, Senior Vice President of Growth and Strategy, Sphere Read the full article: Patient Engagement is the Key to Improving Provider Collections Here is an excerpt: Patient collections have long been among the most significant operational and financial headaches for medical providers – resulting in lost time and money.

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Healthcare Business Today features insights from Ryne Natzke, SVP of Growth and Strategy at Sphere. Below is an excerpt: With the COVID-19 pandemic exacting a substantial toll on medical practices’ revenues, savvy providers are searching for an edge that can help them stay competitive and build loyalty to retain patients. In the wake of the

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