Wishard aims to even it up: Health system could break deficit string

About half the bills Wishard Health Services used to send out came back sans payment thanks to an error. Now that happens only 4 percent of the time, a change that saves millions, according to Wishard number-crunchers. Improvements such as these might spur a multimillion-dollar turnaround in Wishard's ledger this year, said Matt Gutwein, the leader of Marion County's safetynet hospital. Wishard will attempt to break even by the end of 2005, a far cry from the $77 million deficit...

 

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