Norwegian American Hospital Contracts With HealthWare Systems to Bring Revenue Cycle Management Solution to Safety-Net Provider

January 14, 2013 -Norwegian American Hospital, a 200 bed Chicago Safety Net Hospital and HealthWare Systems, a provider of comprehensive healthcare solutions, today have announced that they have executed a contract for HealthWare Systems to provide their entire suite of revenue cycle solutions for Norwegian American.

Solutions include HealthWare Systems comprehensive:

  • Orders Management suite
  • Pre Arrival Workflow
  • Registration Accuracy
  • Account management and follow up tools and more

“We were very impressed with HealthWare Systems knowledge about our operations and other systems.  We are confident that our relationship with HealthWare Systems will allow us to streamline and improve our operations for our patients and allied physicians.” Said Max Mortensen, Norwegian’s CIO.

“We are excited about the capabilities that HealthWare Systems offers, and look forward to using their products to enhance our business and profitability and to allow us to sustainably provide services to our community, including meeting the needs of the increasing uninsured and under insured.” Said Anthony Evers, Norwegian’s CFO.

About Norwegian American Hospital:
Norwegian American Hospital is the fourth leading provider out of 59 area hospitals that provides high quality, charitable health care. It has served the residents of the near northwest side of Chicago for over 118 years.

Norwegian American Hospital is a 200-bed, acute care facility, offering a variety of health care programs and services including: inpatient and same day surgery, outpatient pharmacy, radiology department, All Kids health care program, cardiology department, corporate health program, intensive care unit, telemetry unit, pediatrics unit, emergency department, physician specialty center, and a comprehensive array of women’s health care with an incorporated midwife program.

Established in 1894, Norwegian American Hospital is a premier health care provider where the patient comes first. It is a family- and community-centered hospital. Each of our employees strives to provide every patient with consistent high standards of affordable care. Norwegian American Hospital promotes personal wellness and is passionate in its belief that the health of the community and the health of the individual are interrelated.

About HealthWare Systems
Founded in 1998, HealthWare Systems creates, develops and integrates innovative software solutions to improve workflow processes within the revenue cycle. By significantly reducing rework, their front-end focused systems make it possible for hospitals to concentrate on quality of patient interaction and improve a patient’s personal experience. Designed to prevent denials and underpayments by “getting it right the first time,” our solutions eliminate the bottlenecks and inefficiencies that result in waste, poor cash flow and reduced margins. The ActiveWARE platform provides support for document management, electronic forms, workflow, analysis and archive storage to help hospital staff perform at a top level, resulting in a positive return on investment in the shortest possible amount of time.

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