AAHIM | Unleashing the Power of Revenue Cycle Performance – HIM’s Role and Impact

Valuable insight on how world events, industry trends and regulations have impacted many hospitals financially making it more challenging to provide services in their respective markets.


June 29, 2020
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CT

Because of the changing landscape of today’s environment, this webinar has been postponed in order to update the content to include COVID-19 and best practices. The updated webinar will be on June 29th at 11:00 CST.

More information will be coming soon.


This presentation will provide valuable insight on how world events, industry trends and regulations have impacted many hospitals financially making it more challenging to provide services in their respective markets. Additionally, this presentation will provide practical best practice information using real examples on the components of the revenue cycle and how they can work in harmony to achieve immediate and sustained financial performance.

Topics that will be covered in this presentation:

  • Front-End/Middle/Back-End Components of The Revenue Cycle
    • Patient Access
    • Health Information Management
    • Patient Financial Services
  • Best Practice and Key Performance Metrics
  • COVID-19
  • Case Studies and Outcomes
  • Transparency in the Revenue Cycle
  • Applying Best Practices

Presentation Benefits:

Attendees will come away from this presentation with valuable insight on how all elements of the revenue cycle are inter-dependent and that through a well-run revenue cycle, hospitals and health systems can recover from the disruptions brought on by COVID-19 and thrive in today’s environment and that that this to come.

Additionally, this presentation will include actual case study results and will compare these outcomes to a few anonymous sample health systems to highlight the potential opportunity for additional revenue and improved bottom-line performance. Attendees will be presented with clear and concise measurement criteria that will enable them to evaluate their current state and identify deficiencies within their revenue cycle.

Target Audience:

The primary target audience for this presentation includes H.I.M. Directors, CDI Managers and Directors, Coders and Coding Managers, Revenue Cycle Leadership.


CEU: 1.0 – Revenue Cycle Management


Doug Bilbrey

Mr. Bilbrey has over thirty years of experience in Healthcare Information Technology and Healthcare Services. His healthcare career started at Baptist Health Care in Pensacola, Florida, where he worked as a
Programmer Analyst. He then spent three years as the Application Development Manager at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

In the mid-90’s, Mr. Bilbrey moved to Mobile, Alabama, where he still resides to work for The SSI Group, Inc., holding executive leadership positions in Client Services, Product Development, and Sales and
Marketing. Since leaving The SSI Group, Inc., Mr. Bilbrey has worked with Boston Software, MedAssist, PatientMatters, and VestaCare. He joined Omaha, Nebraska-based Signature Performance in August 2019
as the Vice President of Business Development.

Revenue Cycle and Health Information Management are Bilbrey’s core strengths. Early in his healthcare career he worked closely with patient accounting, nursing, clinics, and diagnostic departments to integrate
clinical and financial data. He also has extensive experience with technologies and services that cover the entire revenue cycle from patient access to H.I.M. to patient accounting.

As a vendor representative, Bilbrey has worked with hospitals and health systems throughout the country. This includes HCA, Community Health Systems, AdventHealth, Dignity Health, Kindred Healthcare, Sisters of Mercy, SSM, LifePoint Health, Adventist Health, Providence and numerous other Integrated Delivery Networks and stand-alone system.

Mr. Bilbrey served as president of The Cooperative Exchange and has participated in several industry committees including CMS, WEDI, X.12, HFMA, Medical Banking, and HBMA. His speaking experience includes several state HFMA and AHAM conferences, HBMA, MGMA, HIMSS, The HFMA Map Event, HFMA ANI, and various technology-related organizations including the Mobile Technology Council and The University of South Alabama.

Chris Vairo

Mr. Vairo has over 28 years of healthcare experience working with many of the nation’s most respected organizations, concentrating on revenue cycle and health information management solutions. He received his Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and has been a leader within Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
since 2000. He has served as President, President-Elect, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary of the Nebraska Chapter and is a past member of the National HFMA Chapter Advancement Team as well as the 2018-2019 National HFMA Region 8 Regional Executive.


Members and Non-Members: $20


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