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A Look at Revenue Cycle Career Paths
Our Series Continues with Caroline Balfour as our next guest!

A Free AAHAM Western Region Webinar Series
Receive 1 CEU for attending the full duration of the webinar
January 21st 2021 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm Pacific Time

In our continuing series, we will be interviewing individuals in the Revenue Cycle space who can give insight and advice concerning the different career avenues within the industry. This is a great webinar for you to attend if you are a student, early careerist, or have an interest in exploring and learning about different careers within the Revenue Cycle space.

We are pleased to introduce Caroline Balfour as our fifth guest in our Webinar Series “A Look at Revenue Cycle Careers

Caroline “Cari” Balfour is the Vice President, Revenue Cycle Services at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, California.  Cari has over 25 years of experience in operations both in the Revenue Cycle and Insurance Plan Operations. Her years of leadership in a variety of roles in healthcare have left her well poised to be a key contributor to the changing healthcare environment in California. Ms. Balfour’s key focus is on process improvement, cash acceleration, denial avoidance, and improving the patient experience. 

Come listen to Cari as she walks us through her journey in the Healthcare Revenue Cycle space!

You will receive a registration link via email after you complete your Webinar registration.
Register here

Please click here to view the previously recorded session with Denise Ransdell who has devoted her life to the Healthcare Industry.


You want to get a certification from an association that gets you!

AAHAM offers a complete career ladder to help you advance your career.
AAHAM Certified Revenue Cycle Executive (CRCE)
AAHAM Certified Revenue Cycle Professional (CRCP)
AAHAM Certified Revenue Cycle Specialist (CRCS)

AAHAM also offers specialized certification options for Revenue Integrity and Compliance.

AAHAM Certified Revenue Integrity Professional (CRIP)
AAHAM Certified Compliance Technician (CCT)

AAHAM certifications are recognized as a mark of excellence throughout the revenue cycle industry. Our leadership over the past 50 years puts us in a unique position to serve our members with the preeminent certification program in the field. AAHAM has a clearly structured certification ladder that gives you the tools you need to develop your career regardless of your current level of experience. In today’s challenging environment, the need to enhance your individual performance and elevate your professional standards has never been greater. Prove your commitment to the industry by registering for a certification exam today!

We’re looking forward to helping you succeed! Please forward this to a colleague who wants to advance their career as well.
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Date/Time: 12:00 PST- January 28, 2021


In a year filled with external events and stresses beyond anyone’s control, Centauri’s Human Capital Management Team focused on providing employees with the essential support to weather the perfect storm and develop skills to adapt amidst a world that felt out of control. Centauri has focused on conscious communication, flexibility and cultivating mindfulness to ensure employees felt heard, understood and empowered.

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 Attendees will learn:
1. Purposeful and Conscious Communication
2. Mindfulness and meditation techniques to effectively deal with stress and cultivate calm
3. To develop a new mindset to foster adaptability   

Who Should Attend:
1. Patient Access 2. Revenue Cycle 3. Patient Financial Services


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HFMA Southern California is pleased to offer a series of Excel training to improve your Excel skills and enhance your productivity. The training consists of 3 virtual sessions covering basic, intermediate, and advanced Excel. Each session is tailored to the appropriate level of users. At the end of the series, you can go from fearing the spreadsheet to becoming an Excel guru, creating a dynamic dashboard, automating reports, working with Pivot Tables, manipulating data to get Excel to do what you want it, and much more. You will work smarter, not harder!

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February 25th 12:00 to 4:00 and February 26th 11:00 to 1:00

Succeeding in today's high-value healthcare environment requires financial professionals, clinical and nonclinical leaders, and payers, and others to have a broad range of business and financial skills, including:

Business acumen - Collaboration - Financial strategy - Understanding future trends

The CHFP is geared toward financial professionals, clinical and nonclinical leaders, and payers—all those whose jobs require a deep understanding of the new financial realities of health care.

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