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Lisa Miller

Telecommunications – Conversations With VIE

 This video was brought to you by Lisa Miller. 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 essential to review

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Why Your Hospital Needs a Telehealth Strategy
Process Improvement
Lisa Miller

Why Your Hospital Needs a Telehealth Strategy

This article was written by Lisa Miller. Every hospital needs an effective telehealth strategy to respond to changing patient demands and expectations around care. From online patient portals and virtual visits to remote monitoring, wearable devices, cloud-based medical records and personal health apps, telehealth is transforming the healthcare landscape and the patient experience. What is

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How To Manage Your Healthcare Telecommunication Costs
Telemedicine Consulting
Lisa Miller

How To Manage Your Healthcare Telecommunication Costs

As hospitals look for more ways to improve their operating margins, we outline six key strategies to manage your healthcare telecommunication costs. The effective management of telecommunication costs can deliver significant cost savings to your hospital. The challenge for most health systems is the often overwhelming volume of data they see each month which may

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Why Your Hospital Must Embrace Telehealth Now
Telemedicine Consulting
Jim Cagliostro

Why Your Hospital Must Embrace Telehealth Now

This article was written by Jim Cagliostro. Investing in telehealth is a win-win for your organization and for your patients. Here’s why your hospital must embrace telehealth now. Healthcare, What’s Your Problem? According to a 2017 study, when it comes to digital transformation, ‘healthcare firms typically lag about a decade behind other industries in adopting

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Purchased Services
Lisa Miller

Hospital Purchased Services Spend, Category 5: IT/Telecom/Telehealth

This article was written by Lisa Miller. At VIE Healthcare Consulting we work with six categories of hospital purchased services spend. This blog looks at IT/Telecom and Telehealth. To review our summary of this entire series, click here. Purchased services is that part of your organization’s spend that is contracted, purchased from or outsourced to

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Telecommunication Expense Management
Telemedicine Consulting
Lisa Miller

Telecommunication Expense Management (TEM): Sustainable Telecommunication Costs in Healthcare

In recent blogs, I have addressed the potential cost reductions associated with analyzing your health system’s existing telecommunication vendor services. The final step in this process is Telecommunication Expense Management (TEM) to deliver sustainable telecommunication costs in healthcare. Analyzing your current services can realize significant savings by correcting billing errors, removing unused services and so

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How to Achieve Cost Reduction through Real Time Visibility into Telecommunication Data
Cost Reduction
Lisa Miller

How to Achieve Cost Reduction Through Real-Time Visibility Into Telecommunication Data

Telecommunication sustainability is the key to managing costs. Operational sustainability of cost reduction through real-time visibility into telecommunication data will result in high performing management of line item costs, services, inventory and effective contract management. In order to achieve maximum optimization and contain charges, your hospital must have a systematic plan for monthly data extraction

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Healthcare Telecommunication Expenses
Telemedicine Consulting
Lisa Miller

Hospital Telecom Costs: Consistent Monthly Bills Do Not Ensure Accuracy

Each month, healthcare organizations receive volumes of telecommunication invoices, some of which exceed 1,000 pages, but consistent monthly costs do not guarantee accurate billing. Due to the overwhelming amount of data, the process of invoice approval generally consists of comparing costs with the previous month to validate consistency and ensure costs are within budget. This

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5 Things to Know About Healthcare Telecommunication Costs
Telemedicine Consulting
Lisa Miller

5 Things to Know About Healthcare Telecommunication Costs

Here are a few thoughts on healthcare telecommunication costs which your organization needs visibility into: 1. Just because your telecommunication costs are consistent each month does not guarantee that billing is accurate. 2. Vendors provide details about services, pricing, contract terms and locations via a customer service report. This report may have a different title

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