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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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ITTechnology Cost Savings
Conversations With VIE
Lisa Miller

IT/Technology Cost Savings – Conversations With VIE

This video was brought to you by Lisa Miller and Rich Dormer. In this video, Lisa Miller and Rich Dormer discuss new technology and identifying cost-saving opportunities even when they’re first introduced. Each aspect of a healthcare organization has technology incorporated within it. From finance to telehealth and administration, not only does an organization need

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What Spend Data Analytics In Healthcare Really Means
Healthcare Analytics
Lisa Miller

What Spend Data Analytics In Healthcare Really Means

This article was written by Lisa Miller. Data analytics initiatives have the potential to transform healthcare in multiple areas, but the sector has been slow to tap into its potential. Understanding what spend data analytics in healthcare really means can encourage more hospitals to embrace its benefits. Data analytics in healthcare In 2017, a study

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Research Proven SDOH Strategies For Your Hospital Part 1 featured
Patient Experience Consulting
Lisa Miller

Research Proven SDOH Strategies For Your Hospital: Part 1

This article was written by Lisa Miller. In my previous blog, I explained the importance of assessing your hospital for SDOH readiness. The next step is to implement research-proven SDOH strategies for your hospital. This article is the first part of those strategies. Introduction Multiple federal, state and private initiatives have been focused on a

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Research Reports
Lisa Miller

Hospital Spend Data Analytics

This research report was compiled by Lisa Miller. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY In 2014, the US healthcare sector was described as an industry “in need of analytics,” yet despite that need, progress towards embracing spend data analytics as normative has been slow and the sector lags behind other industries. Now, the utilization of data analytics is no

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2020 Healthcare Disruption
Healthcare Innovation
Lisa Miller

Disruptive Healthcare Trends For 2020

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 in May 2019

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Social Isolation and the Impact on Healthcare
Patient Experience Consulting
Lisa Miller

Social Isolation and the Impact on Healthcare

This article was written by Lisa Miller. Social isolation and the impact on health is a vital consideration for healthcare providers, to such an extent that it has been described as America’s “next public health issue.” The definition of social isolation Social isolation can be defined as quantifiable social disconnectedness, a near complete absence of

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Do You Trust Your Vendor
Process Improvement
Jim Cagliostro

Do You Trust Your Vendor?

This article was written by Jim Cagliostro. When working with our clients at VIE Healthcare Consulting, one of the most important questions for hospitals to answer is ‘Do you trust your vendor?’ ‘Do you trust me?’ When my six year old daughter watched Aladdin for the first time, this very question posed to Jasmine that

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Deliver Front Line Innovation With EXCITE Training Workshops
Patient Experience Consulting
Lisa Miller

Deliver Front-Line Innovation With EXCITE! Training Workshops

This article was written by Lisa Miller. Providing a seamless patient experience must be the goal of every healthcare organization. At VIE Healthcare® Consulting, we empower our clients to deliver front-line innovation and transform the patient experience with our exclusive EXCITE! training workshops. Delivering a seamless patient experience From the moment a patient first enters

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Cost Savings is for Kids
Cost Savings
Lisa Miller

Cost Savings is for Kids

This article was written by Lisa Miller. Over the past few weeks, I have had time to reflect on my daughter’s two hospitals encounters from the last 18 months. The first was for an eye condition that required a few days in the hospital with specialists observing and testing, including a CT scan which can

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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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