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Lisa Miller

The 3 main cost challenges hospitals face in their spending

Being in business for over 20 years, VIE Healthcare has performed many cost analysis of hospitals, and we’ve seen patterns where most hospitals face challenges in their spending. Three primary areas present cost challenges for hospitals: 1. Physician Preference Items (PPIs) PPIs are preferred supplies, instruments, implants or medical devices that physicians choose to use

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Lisa Miller

How did you build a culture of being easy to work with?

Building a culture of being easy to work with gives VIE Healthcare® a competitive advantage. We have built our principles on helping hospitals achieve their goals quickly and easily. Other healthcare consulting companies make it too complicated by asking for: Multiple pages of data. Two hour meetings. Complex rules and requirements That’s before beginning a

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Lisa Miller

What is driving up costs for hospitals?

In this video, Lisa Miller, CEO and Founder of VIE Healthcare, discusses the main buckets that are driving up costs for hospitals. Enhancements in healthcare are significantly driving up costs in hospitals. In most cases, we find that enhancements don’t increase revenues. When hospitals ask us to carry out a cost analysis, we are seeing

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Lisa Miller

How have you helped a hospital save money recently?

In this video, Lisa Miller, CEO of VIE Healthcare, sits down to discuss how she recently helped a hospital save money. A recent win and significant cost savings achieved.  A hospital approached us for help with a staffing agreement and we were up for the challenge.  They believed there was a 1-2% opportunity for cost

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Lisa Miller

What Led You to Start VIE Healthcare?

The first ‘a-ha’ moment to start VIE Healthcare came when I saved the materials manager of a hospital $250,000 in one specific area. Those cost savings were the result of a single casual conversation. From that moment I was hooked on identifying cost savings for hospitals and healthcare organizations. My early career in healthcare expanded

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3 Foundations To Improve Your Cost Structure
Cost Savings
Lisa Miller

3 Foundations To Improve Your Cost Structure

Implementing changes to improve your cost structure to realize savings must be a priority for healthcare leaders. As the US stands on the cusp of a new era of price transparency, healthcare costs rose to $3.6 trillion in 2018[1], while rural hospitals saw a record number of closures in 2019. [2] These three foundations to

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Supply Chain Conversations With VIE
Conversations With VIE
Lisa Miller

Supply Chain – Conversations With VIE

  This video was brought to you by Lisa Miller and Rich Dormer. In this video, Lisa Miller and Rich Dormer discuss some of the challenges hospitals have in their supply chain. They’re responsible for patient care and for facilitating the necessary supplies and services to patients and hospital professionals. Whether they’re putting out fires

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How to Manage Your IT Healthcare Spend
Cost Reduction
Lisa Miller

How to Manage Your IT Healthcare Spend

To ensure that costs are managed effectively, your hospital must adopt robust strategies and learn how to manage your IT healthcare spend. Technology has the potential to drive healthcare forward, make it more accessible, improve operational efficiencies and enable your hospital to provide better patient care. However, barriers to effective benchmarking exist. Technological advancements are

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5 Steps to Physician Preference Item Optimization
Physician Preference Items
Lisa Miller

5 Steps to Physician Preference Item Optimization

Physician preference items (PPIs) are often comprised of the most expensive products ordered by hospitals and can have a negative impact on your hospital’s operating margins. In this blog, I outline 5 key steps to physician preference item optimization. The True Cost of Physician Preference Items The most successful healthcare organizations know how to optimize

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How VIE Can Help

VIE Healthcare Consulting helps hospitals reduce costs while improving the patient experience. Learn more about the simple 3 step process to work with us.
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