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Supply Chain Conversations With VIE
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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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New Technology in Physician Preference Items
Conversations With VIE
Rich Dormer

Physician Preference Items and Controlling Costs – Video Discussion

This video was brought to you by Rich Dormer and Bryan Covert. Some recent trends we’ve seen at VIE Healthcare Consulting, especially in total joint orthopedics, includes the usage of new materials for the same component. In the case of total knee replacement, we’re seeing the traditional plastic liner being replaced by one treated with

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3 Ways to Extract Unnecessary Costs
Conversations With VIE
Lisa Miller

3 Ways to Extract Unnecessary Costs – Conversations With VIE

This video was brought to you by Lisa Miller. In this video, we discuss three ways to extract unnecessary costs in your purchased services spend. 1. Pricing Analysis It’s not just pricing within your GPO, but rather a pricing analysis that extends across the complete marketplace. You need to choose a partner who can

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Telecommunications Conversations With VIE
Conversations With VIE
Jacqueline Oberst

Telecommunications – Conversations With VIE

This video was brought to you by Lisa Miller and Jacqueline Oberst. In this video, we discuss why it’s important for your hospital to consider conducting an annual telecommunications review. Here are three primary reasons: 1. Changes in the hospital With hospitals expanding, moving, closing down facilities, adding physician practices and other changes, it’s

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Analyzing and Interpreting Data Conversations With VIE
Conversations With VIE
Rich Dormer

Analyzing and Interpreting Data – Conversations With VIE

This video was brought to you by Rich Dormer and Bryan Covert. There are three major challenges that hospitals are facing in achieving cost savings: 1. Obtaining, Analyzing and Interpreting Data The issue behind this challenge for hospitals isn’t necessarily that they don’t know how to obtain, analyze and interpret data, but rather that they

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Validating Approach Conversations With VIE
Conversations With VIE
Rich Dormer

Validating Approach – Conversations With VIE

This video was brought to you by Rich Dormer and Pandush Mitre. In this video, we discuss VIE Healthcare’s three-step process to validate proposals. Our proposal validation process helps find and resolve errors through these steps: 1. Look at the requirements We make sure that the hospitals we’re working with know exactly what is

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5 Step Strategic Approach Conversations With VIE
Conversations With VIE
Lisa Miller

5 Step Strategic Approach – Conversations With VIE

This video was brought to you by Lisa Miller and Rich Dormer. Identifying and achieving cost savings in your hospital needs to be done with care and constant monitoring. It needs a dedicated, strategic approach to ensure accuracy and success. VIE Healthcare Consulting has formulated a 5 step strategic approach that your hospital can use

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Purchase Service Strategic Myths
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Lisa Miller

Purchased Services Strategic Approach – Conversations With VIE

This video was brought to you by Lisa Miller and Rich Dormer. In this video, Lisa Miller and Rich Dormer discuss the three purchased services strategic myths that hospitals are being advised on that are fundamentally flawed. 1. Category Spend Data Category spend data is not a strategy. Hospitals are being told that category

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Cost Saving Initiative Conversations With VIE
Conversations With VIE
Lisa Miller

Cost Saving Initiatives – Conversations With VIE

  This video was brought to you by Lisa Miller and Rich Dormer. In this video, Lisa Miller and Rich Dormer present a controversial idea surrounding cost savings at your hospital. Namely, that your cost saving initiatives are a delayed reaction to effective cost management systems. And, unless a major red flag comes up, hospitals

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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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