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
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
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
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.
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
With the acquisition of Health iPASS in December of 2020, Sphere is placing a greater focus on leveraging their payment capabilities for the benefit of healthcare providers. Health iPASS is committed to creating better patient check-ins for better provider revenue, strengthened by the end-to-end patient payment support offered by Sphere. Health iPASS gets practices paid
Health systems have been hard hit by the economic impact of COVID-19. Unfortunately, bad debt will rise for providers as patients prioritize their bills, oftentimes putting medical bills last. Ryne Natzke, Vice President of Strategic Accounts and Healthcare at Sphere joined Vince Martino, Chief Product Officer & Co-Founder at VisitPay to discuss 3 ways to