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It Takes A Village Expert Leadership Experience In Times Of Crisis featured
Healthcare Innovation
Lisa Miller

It Takes A Village: Expert Leadership & Experience In Times Of Crisis

This article was written by Lisa Miller. I. Introduction In late December of 2019, Wuhan, China reported a cluster of pneumonia infections to the WHO (World Health Organization). In early January 2020, the virus was identified as a novel coronavirus that appeared to be highly contagious. The virus spread rapidly globally and later that month,

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2020 Healthcare Disruption
Healthcare Innovation
Lisa Miller

Disruptive Healthcare Trends For 2020

2020 Hospital Trends This article was written by Lisa Miller. As we begin a new year, we examine predictions for three disruptive healthcare trends for 2020 and how to incorporate the impact of these trends into an effective cost reduction strategy for your hospital. Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) SDOH is an issue we highlighted

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What Makes VIE Healthcares Analytics Different
Cost Reduction
Lisa Miller

What Makes VIE Healthcare’s Analytics Different

This article was written by Lisa Miller. We are often asked what makes VIE Healthcare’s analytics different compared to other providers in the sector. After gathering feedback from our clients and reviewing our many successful margin improvement initiatives, here’s our answer: #1: Anticipation We anticipate what is happening in healthcare. This is an issue that

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Why Every Hospital Needs A Strategic Plan For Innovation
Healthcare Innovation
Lisa Miller

Why Every Hospital Needs A Strategic Plan For Innovation

Innovative Strategic Planning This article was written by Lisa Miller. Every hospital needs a strategic plan for innovation. In a disruptive healthcare environment, the hospitals that are willing to be creative, take risks, step outside of their comfort zone and serve their patients ultimately deliver enhanced patient outcomes. In my experience, the benefits of innovation

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2019 Healthcare Leadership Report 1
Healthcare Innovation
Lisa Miller

2019 Healthcare Leadership Report

The 2019 Hospital Leadership Report This research report was compiled by Lisa Miller. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Robust leadership in the healthcare sector has never been so critical. Delivering quality care and patient satisfaction while ensuring financial sustainability are just some of the issues facing today’s healthcare leaders. In this 2019 Healthcare Leadership Report from VIE Healthcare®

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The Pros Cons Of RFID Technology In The Hospital
Healthcare Innovation
Lisa Miller

The Pros and Cons Of RFID Technology In The Hospital

The Use of Radio Frequency Identification This article was written by Lisa Miller. Numerous benefits exist in the use of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology in the hospital. These include the ability to provide real-time traceability of medical equipment, the location of your staff and even your patients. Recent improvements in RFID have also led

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6 Steps To Maximize Profits In Your Ambulatory Surgery Center ASC
Healthcare Innovation
Lisa Miller

6 Steps To Maximize Profits In Your Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC)

This article was written by Lisa Miller. As Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) are predicted to become one of the fastest growth areas of the next decade in US healthcare, we outline six steps to maximize profits in your hospital’s ASC. The rapid growth of ASCs Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) growth is on track to rise

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Software License Renewals Management Strategies for Cost Reduction
Healthcare Innovation
Lisa Miller

6 Key Questions for Software License Optimization

6 Key Questions for Software License Optimization Navigating high volumes of software license renewals can be overwhelming for busy healthcare organizations without management strategies for cost reduction in place. It would not be unreasonable to assume that responsibility for all renewals and maintenance agreements should lie with the IT professionals. Unfortunately, an increasing amount of

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Hospital Mergers and Acquisitions
Healthcare Innovation
Jim Cagliostro

Hospital Mergers and Acquisitions

Creative Change In Healthcare: Mergers and Acquisitions This article was written by Jim Cagliostro. If you work in healthcare, chances are you have experienced or will experience some sort of merger or acquisition. Changes with Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement and reporting, in addition to the push for increased coordination of care, has made system expansion the

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5 Important Steps To Optimize Reimbursement For Your High Cost Pharmaceuticals Laboratory Testing
Healthcare Innovation
Lisa Miller

Optimize Reimbursement for Pharmaceutical and Laboratory Test Costs

Pharmaceutical and Laboratory Tests Optimizations What are the important steps to optimize reimbursement for your high-cost pharmaceuticals and laboratory testing? Here are five keys: 1. Document and code. Verify that prescribing physicians have adequately documented the order in the patient chart and that the medical records department recognizes the order and uses the ICD-10 procedure

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