Conifer Health Solutions to Highlight Patient Access Solution

Presentation at Healthcare Finance Conference to Explain How Hospitals Can Achieve Measurable Returns and Empower Patients with Self-Serve Technology

FRISCO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Conifer Health Solutions will highlight advances in its Patient Access solution achieved through the use of self-service technology at HFMA’s 2010 ANI: The Healthcare Finance Conference, held June 20-23 at the Sands Expo Center and Venetian/Palazzo Resort in Las Vegas, Nev.

Conifer Senior Vice President of Operations Jeffrey M. Nieman and Senior Director of Patient Access Operations Romina C. White will present an educational session, “Leveraging Self-Service Applications to Achieve Measurable Returns and Empower Patients,” on Wednesday, June 23, at 1:45 p.m. PDT. They will explore how Conifer has deployed NCR MediKiosk™ and NCR Patient Portal as part of its overall Patient Access solution to streamline payment processes, reduce wait times and improve cash flow.

During the conference session, attendees will learn:

  • How self-service technology can be used to improve a hospital’s revenue cycle, if supported by best-practice processes
  • Why they must empower their on-site Patient Access management staff with the right tools and processes to meet patients’ needs
  • How integrating the appropriate technology for both patients and staff can increase patient satisfaction

HFMA’s 2010 ANI is sponsored by the Healthcare Financial Management Association. For more information, visit the conference Web site at www.hfmaconference.org.

About Conifer

Conifer Health Solutions provides Revenue Cycle and Patient Communications services to more than 100 hospitals and health systems nationwide. Conifer utilizes proprietary workflows and technology to offer comprehensive Revenue Cycle Solutions ranging from patient pre-registration through the processing of governmental, managed care and self-pay claims. The company also provides best-in-class Patient Communications services that include physician referrals, patient education, marketing services and pre-admission clinical appropriateness reviews.

Born from healthcare, Conifer Health Solutions is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and employs more than 2,200 people. For more information, call 1-877-CONIFER or visit the company’s Web site at www.coniferhealth.com.

Conifer Health Solutions, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:THC). Some of the statements in this release may constitute forward-looking statements. Such statements are based on our current expectations and could be affected by numerous factors and are subject to various risks and uncertainties, certain of which are discussed in Tenet’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended Dec. 31, 2009, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, and periodic reports on Form 8-K. Do not rely on any forward-looking statement, as we cannot predict or control many of the factors that ultimately may affect our ability to achieve the results estimated. We make no promise to update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of changes in underlying factors, new information, future events or otherwise.



CONTACT:

Conifer Health Solutions
John Hoffmann, 972-335-6104
[email protected]

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