In general terms, collaborative work is work in which a group of people contributes their ideas and knowledge to achieve a common goal; it pursues knowledge production and optimizes results. It is a more flexible way of working that allows different products to be achieved than mere teamwork.
Interprofessional collaboration is understood as to how different professionals in the health and social fields interact to achieve quality care. It can also be understood as collaborative practice.
Revenue cycle management is an essential element in the administrative management of any business, and the hospital sector is no exception. However, the introduction of new regulatory requirements and the increase in self-pay patients and highly deductible health plans present further complications to revenue cycle management, bringing efficient cash flow to a halt.
For healthcare providers, the revenue cycle is lengthy and complicated. Patients call an office or present for treatment, only to …