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Transform your revenue cycle with HealthRecon Connect at
 Executive War College 2024

Join with HealthRecon Connect
 at Executive War College

For a dynamic event featuring insightful sessions, networking, and access to industry experts. This year’s focus is on the transformative force of artificial intelligence in healthcare and laboratory medicine, soon to be integrated into every instrument and software offered by vendors. Don’t miss out on tackling your revenue cycle challenges head-on.

Let HealthRecon Connect be at the forefront of innovation and strategy for all your challenges

Meet with our team of experts to discuss your system needs for improving collections and realizing revenue. Keep pace of revenue cycle markets with the power of:

Artificial intelligence

To improve accuracy and reduce operational finances

Outsourcing flexibility

To eliminate staffing shortages, financial challenges

Strategic growth

With streamlined administration practices

Meet Our Team

Rick Chitty

Chief Commercial Officer

William Baus

Director of Laboratory
Services Support

Linda Protopapas

Executive Vice President

Brett Walker

Chief Client Success

We Are Looking Forward
 to Meeting You!

Join us at HealthRecon Connect’s exclusive private karaoke party at the world famous CATS Meow to take pleasure in expanding
 your network & building relationships.

Complimentary event hosted by

Tuesday, April 30th 9-11PM

701 Bourbon Street (8 minutes from Hyatt Regency)

Space is limited, come early!

Connect With Us at the Event

Rick Chitty

Chief Commercial Officer

Over his 20+ year career, Rick has held senior leadership roles across multiple healthcare business platforms with private and Fortune 100 organizations. Rick brings extensive experience and leadership in the areas of organizational and sales execution, business planning, organizational design, marketing functionality, product development, strategic partnerships, M&A, and team development.

Rick holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Harding University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Louisiana Tech University.

William Baus

Director of Laboratory Services Support

William has over 15 years of experience in healthcare revenue cycle management. His last decade had been entirely focused on laboratory revenue cycle management building onshore, offshore and hybrid teams to satisfy the needs of his clients. William has worked inside laboratories as the internal revenue cycle director with preview over every step in the revenue cycle process as well as managing RCM vendors. He has also worked outside the laboratory as the RCM company owner which gives him a uniquely balanced approach to servicing the revenue cycle for laboratories.

William is tirelessly focused on compliantly maximizing the revenue for laboratories, whether that is through the adoption of technology, application of deep state knowledge of payor and national coding policies or providing access to relationships that can change the bottom line for labs.

William is a resident of Carrollton, TX with twin boys that enjoy swimming, basketball and Roblox.

Linda Protopapas

Executive Vice President Sales

Linda has over 27 years of experience in the healthcare industry and has also a demonstrated history of working in home health care, skilled nursing, telehealth, banking and contract therapy. Linda ran her own non-medical home care and placement company for over seven years and is highly skilled in B2B sales, customer service, strategic planning, marketing strategy, Medicaid, and Medicare.

Linda has a Bachelor’s in Marketing and Finance from Baldwin-Wallace College and holds Series 5 and 7.

Linda currently resides in San Diego, CA with her husband.

Brett Walker

Chief Client Success Officer

Brett Walker, the founding partner and CCSO of HealthRecon Connect is a 25-year revenue cycle management veteran who has managed large CBOs that billed and collected for an array of ancillary and acute organizations. Through his philosophy of operational excellence and leadership development, Brett successfully increased the net revenue at all the organizations overseen by the CBOs he managed.

Brett has demonstrated an execution-oriented success record, improving clients’ cashflow and increasing their time to collect. Brett has seen his clients have an average reduction in time to collect of 21 days and increased up to $223 million in cash per year for organizations he has managed. His specific areas of expertise are in large CBO Management, Hospital Revenue Cycle, RCM Strategies and Solutions as well as leadership development and mentoring.

Brett specializes in applying his RCM expertise and industry knowledge to find unique and strategic ways to increase and maintain net revenue yield for his clients. His knowledge not only includes work with many small practices and groups, but also management with organizations such as Gentiva Health, Children’s Medical Center Dallas, and Dignity Health. Billing and collecting in multiple ancillary and acute organizations have given Brett a diversified perspective on the connections between all areas of the revenue cycle process and how to work with regional and national payers to reduce denials and increase payment adjudication timelines.

Let HealthRecon Connect be your partner in success.

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