The Christ Hospital Health Network Receives HFMA 2021 MAP Award for High Performance in Revenue Cycle

The Christ Hospital Health Network, in partnership with Ensemble Health Partners (Ensemble), has been named as a recipient of the 2021 MAP Awards for High Performance in Revenue Cycle, sponsored by the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA).

The Christ Hospital Health Network, in partnership with Ensemble Health Partners (Ensemble), has been named as a recipient of the 2021 MAP Awards for High Performance in Revenue Cycle, sponsored by the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA). As a national award winner, The Christ Hospital Health Network has met industry-standard revenue cycle benchmarks, implemented the patient-centered recommendations and best practices embodied in HFMA’s Healthcare Dollars & Sense® initiatives, and achieved outstanding patient satisfaction.

“On behalf of the Revenue Cycle Team at The Christ Hospital Health Network, we are incredibly honored to win this award alongside of Ensemble Health Partners,” said Luke Foust, Vice President of Revenue Cycle at The Christ Hospital. “This recognition is a testament to the collaborative nature of our partnership, and the alignment on our goal of creating a patient-centered revenue cycle function and, ultimately, providing the finest experiences for our patients across the continuum of care. We look forward to continuing to partner and innovate together to serve our community in all facets of their healthcare journey.”

“It’s an honor to receive this award in partnership with The Christ Hospital Health Network. This award is a result of our strong partnership with their team and following through on a shared mission,” said Judson Ivy, Founder and CEO of Ensemble. “An innovative, technology-enabled approach to revenue cycle, paired with our people, is a proven model that has consistently delivered significant financial improvement for the health systems that we serve. Together, we will continue to redefine the possible in healthcare.”

Ensemble, the industry leader in healthcare financial management services, has served as The Christ Hospital Health Network’s strategic revenue cycle partner since 2018. Ensemble partners with more than 380 hospitals and 8,000 healthcare providers across the country to improve financial performance and patient experiences, allowing providers to focus on improving clinical outcomes and reinvesting in patient care.

Award recipients are acknowledged as industry leaders and share proven strategies with their colleagues. The award will be formally presented on June 29 during the HFMA Annual Conference Preview and this November winners will be celebrated at the HFMA Annual Conference in Minneapolis, Minneapolis.

“Congratulations to all of our winning organizations, which have not only adopted HFMA’s Best Practices for Patient Financial Communications but also achieved excellence in revenue cycle overall,” said HFMA President and CEO Joseph J. Fifer, FHFMA, CPA. “These exceptional organizations have superior processes for communicating complex financial issues to patients in understandable ways.”

Created by and for healthcare leaders, HFMA’s MAP initiative sets the standard for revenue cycle excellence in the healthcare industry. MAP is a comprehensive strategy that allows organizations to measure revenue cycle performance using the industry-standard MAP Keys; apply evidence-based strategies for improvement; and perform to the highest standards to improve financial results and patient satisfaction.

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About The Christ Hospital Health Network

The Christ Hospital Health Network is an acute care hospital located in Mt. Auburn, with a remote hospital location in Liberty Township, five ambulatory outpatient centers, and dozens of offices conveniently located throughout the region. More than 1,300 talented physicians and more than 6,000 dedicated team members support the Network. Its mission is to improve the health of the community and to create patient value by providing exceptional outcomes and the finest experiences, all in an affordable way. The Network has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the #1 hospital in the Cincinnati Region and awarded Healthgrades “America’s 50 Best Hospitals” for being in the top 1% in the nation for providing the highest clinical quality year after year. It is also a Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award recipient, which recognizes top-performing healthcare organizations that achieve the 95th percentile or above of performance in patient experience. The Christ Hospital is among a select number of hospitals in the nation to be awarded Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence. For more than 130 years, The Christ Hospital has provided compassionate care to those it serves.

About Ensemble

Ensemble Health Partners is a leading provider of technology-enabled revenue cycle management solutions for health systems, including primarily acute care hospitals, affiliated physician groups, and hospital-based ambulatory services. We purpose built our end-to-end revenue cycle management platform to deliver significant and sustainable financial performance improvement for our clients, improve the patient experience, and allow providers to focus on clinical care. We offer both end-to-end revenue cycle solutions as well as a comprehensive suite of point solutions to clients throughout the U.S., forging deep relationships with our clients to find solutions and deliver results that last. Recognized with multiple industry awards and as a Becker’s Healthcare Top Workplace, Ensemble is setting a new standard for revenue cycle management— redefining the possible in healthcare by empowering people to be the difference. For more information, visit