VIE Healthcare named to Entrepreneur 360 List

Each year, Entrepreneur Magazine, the premiere source for American small business news and information, generates its “Entrepreneur 360” list that identifies the top 360 small businesses across the United States that are mastering the art and science of growing a business. … Continue reading

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New Corporate Office for VIE Healthcare

 ANNOUNCEMENT: As of Friday, July 14th, 2017, VIE Healthcare has moved to a state-of-the-art corporate office facility with a triple-layer, enterprise grade protection system, exceeding all HIPAA compliance requirements. At VIE, we handle our hospitals’ and health systems’ private data … Continue reading

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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 costs for their organization by insuring best pricing for products and services they purchase. … Continue reading

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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 new information, provide benchmarking services, gives your organization access to peer networking groups and … Continue reading

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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 patients at the lowest cost possible. Lowering the cost of care … Continue reading

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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 an article in the Lancet discussed the practicality of using telephone … Continue reading

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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 analyze millions of charges and payments to provide insight into financial and administrative … Continue reading

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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 authored the piece explains that hip implants are predicted to increase, and by purchasing intelligently, hospitals can increase their revenues … Continue reading

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Financing for Population Health

One of the most popular phrases in healthcare today is “population health,” a term that is meant to be indicative of managing a group of patients in a way that is both comprehensive and cost-effective. The phrase gets many public-health … Continue reading

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