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Please join our payment processing partner TSYS® (formerly TransFirst) for a free webinar, "Best Practices for Collecting Patient Payments." The webinar will be hosted by TSYS' Director, Health Relationship Management, Ben Buchanan, who has lead Healthcare Relationship and Product Management for more than 8 years, helping practices increase patient revenues.  The webinar will run 30 minutes, with additional time for questions.

In this webinar, you will learn how to:

  • Make it easier and more convenient for patients to pay

  • Educate and train your entire staff on the importance of patient payment collection

  • Use technology to improve patient communications and accounts receivable


2 Webinar Dates Available


Date: Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Time: 12:30 - 1:00 PM EDT



Date: Thursday, April 13, 2017
Time: 2:30 - 3:00 PM EDT

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