The Prudent Buyer Principle ...

Utilize The Medicare Provider Reimbursement Manual with Your Vendor Negotiations

In today’s “tough” healthcare environment, vendors are strongly pushing back in a hospitals effort to reduce…

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How Does A Vendor Implant Recall Affect Your Financial ...

Richard Dormer,MHA

November 4, 2014

Under Stryker’s recent settlement, Stryker will provide a base payment of $300,000 to patients that received the Rejuvenate or ABG II hip systems and underwent revision…

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VIE & Daniel Burrus Innovation Meeting ...

Daniel Burrus, one of the world’s leading technology forecasters and innovation experts, joined VIE on August 5th for an Innovation Meeting in Eatontown, New Jersey.  Daniel worked with Lisa…

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Management of Your Hospitals Paid Subscriptions ...

Annual Subscription Costs

An Investment or Growing Expense?

Annual paid subscriptions comes in all forms and called by various names – they provide your hospital with…

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VIE ATTENDS HFMA’S ANNUAL MEETING ...

Last month, eight VIE Healthcare team members traveled to Las Vegas for 4 days to represent VIE Healthcare at the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) annual meeting.  The event…

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Private ACOs Show Early Promise ...

Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are designed to shift the burden of excess costs to providers, by challenging them to provide better, more coordinated care to a large group of…

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Telehealth Emerges As Both Practical & Profitable ...

While telehealth is typically regarded as a new, emerging method of healthcare delivery, its origins are actually quite old.  In fact, telehealth dates back at least to 1879, when…

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Report Highlights Payer Performances ...

A recent report released by health IT company athenahealth details the performance of 148 payers.  Using data from more than 52,000 healthcare providers, athenahealth is able to…

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Uncovering Overlooked Costs & Spend Sources ...

All hospitals monitor their supply chain costs, but many only take into account the obvious costs. Tracking supply costs, analyzing use, and negotiating lower prices are fairly straightforward processes,…

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Finding a Trusted Source ...

A recent post on Healthcare Finance News provides “Purchasing Insight” into the “growing hip implant market.” The senior analyst who…

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