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[MINI-PODCAST] Ep 58: Impact of COVID-19 on Revenue Optimization

May 18, 2021

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On this episode of the CANCER BUZZ podcast, we’ll explore the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the financial health of cancer programs and practices across the country, from lower patient volume and screening interventions and decreased revenue streams.

Dr. Doug Flora Circle Headshot“Hospitals that optimized revenue collections and appropriate billing for services rendered did better. While we all took a hit, systems that were appropriately efficient before and paid attention to operations survived a little more intact and will have a little less repair work to do…”end-quote

Douglas B. Flora, MD, LSSBB
Executive Medical Director, Oncology Services,
St. Elizabeth Healthcare,
Independence, Kentucky


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This mini podcast is produced as part of the Trending Now in Cancer Care series. Now in it is eleventh year, this educational program is designed to identify current and emerging trends across U.S. cancer programs and practices. This program is sponsored by Amgen and Bristol Myers Squibb.

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