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Cost Savings
Lisa Miller

How to Engage Physicians for Cost Savings Success

Physician preference items or physician driven spend is a significant driver for hospitals. Hospitals should aim to work together with their physicians, not just work with them when the need arises. Three obstacles are observed when hospitals begin the initiative

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Top 6 Hospital Costs Trends in 2022
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Lisa Miller

Top 6 Hospital Costs Trends in 2022

Have you thought about hospital costs trends in 2022? There are 6 emerging hospital costs trends you should watch in 2022 and beyond. The Covid-19 pandemic is undoubtedly the most significant challenge the healthcare system has faced in living memory.

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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

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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

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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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