R1 RCM Inc., a provider of revenue cycle management and physician advisory services for healthcare providers has announced a strategic partnership with Phreesia, a provider of patient intake management software. The partnership is designed to transform the patient and provider experience, standardizing patient access and reducing administrative waste.
As part of the partnership, R1 and Phreesia have created a unique offering that leverages R1’s distinctive operating model and Phreesia’s strength in patient self-service technology to provide a seamless front-end experience for patients across both ambulatory and inpatient settings. The new offering includes Phreesia’s patient-centric intake management features, including self-service automation, flexible payment options and mobile pre-registration capability.
“This partnership gives us the opportunity to provide a common and meaningful patient experience across our system,” said Tony Speranzo, Chief Financial Officer of Ascension in a statement. “It brings our acute-care partner and our valued partner in ambulatory care together to modernize patient access, and that aligns perfectly with our mission to become ‘One Ascension.’”