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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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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 True Cost of Physician Preference Items The most successful healthcare organizations know how to optimize

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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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Cost Savings
Lisa Miller

6 Key Questions For Hospital Cost Savings Opportunities

As hospitals emerge from the impact of COVID-19, creating a proven strategy for hospital cost savings is mission critical. In this blog, I outline the 6 key questions for hospital cost-savings opportunities that you must be asking. The pressure to make cost savings for hospitals As operating margins fall, we are witnessing an unprecedented pressure

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Healthcare Contract Management
Lisa Miller

Do You Have High Performing Contracts?

It takes a lot of work to get a high performing contract in place. They don’t just happen from an RFP or a benchmarking exercise or from obtaining terms through your GPO. A high performing contract is built on four key areas: Analysis Strategy Negotiation Performance Management Let’s discuss a contract renewal. We recommend that you internally run a report or obtain 12 months of invoices

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Lisa Miller

Outsourced Service Provider Costs: How to Ensure These Costs Are Managed and Monitored— Benchmarking

Outsourced Service Provider Costs: How to Ensure These Costs Are Managed and Monitored Lisa Miller hosted a webinar in association with the American Hospital Association to highlight the most effective ways of managing and monitoring your purchased services provider costs. Every healthcare organization depends on outsourced agreements to enable them to deliver quality patient care.

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VIE Healthcares Approach to Physician Engagement
Conversations With VIE
Lisa Miller

VIE Healthcare’s Approach to Physician Engagement – Conversations With VIE

 This video was brought to you by Lisa Miller and Bryan Covert. In this video, we discuss VIE Healthcare’s approach to physician engagement. We often hear from our clients that they’re surprised by how effective our approach is in engaging physicians in cost reduction initiatives. Just one of the key reasons our approach leads

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outsrouced agreements
Purchased Services
Lisa Miller

4 Mission Critical Requirements For Your Outsourced Agreements

All hospitals rely on outsourced agreements and services to deliver quality patient care, but they are complex, with financial and operational implications. In this new blog series, we will cover the four mission critical requirements to effectively manage your outsourced agreements (also referred to as purchased services). In this introductory article, we highlight those four

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Purchase Service Strategic Myths
Conversations With VIE
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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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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