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Telehealth and Hybrid Care Are Incredible Advancements in Healthcare
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Lisa Miller

Telehealth and Hybrid Care Are Incredible Advancements in Healthcare

Today I want to talk to you about what we’re learning about telehealth and hybrid care. I see the current situation as a big opportunity for hospitals and healthcare providers to expand their operations further. One of the lessons from the pandemic is we can treat patients well through telehealth. There will always be occasions

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up to 40% of hospitals and health providers spend time manually chasing down information
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Lisa Miller

Can AI and Deep Learning Help Healthcare Providers Reduce Cost

Did you know that many healthcare providers spend time manually chasing down information? Despite so many technological advancements, we still use paper to store information and have no means to extract the details digitally. Hospitals and health providers can deliver better patient care through new technologies. AI and deep learning can help hospitals to reduce

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here are four cost savings opportunities in outsourced physicians services
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Lisa Miller

Four Cost Saving Opportunities in Outsourced Physician Services

Outsourced physician agreements include areas such as outsourced emergency services, outsourced anesthesia, and radiology services.  These critical agreements support healthcare organizations in vital areas.  Stark I and Stark II mean outsourced physician services agreements require another level of scrutiny and demand market competitive reviews.  Cost savings opportunities in these agreements are available in four areas: 1. Subsidy

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Lisa Miller

Here Are 3 Cost Saving Opportunities Within Physician Preference Items (PPIs)

In a previous video, I identified three key areas for hospital cost savings. In this video, we discuss Physician Preference Items (PPIs). Physician Preference Items (PPIs) comprise 40-60% of a hospital’s total supply costs. Price variations make it difficult to streamline the purchase of Physician Preference Items.    What are the three cost saving opportunities

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Lisa Miller

Where Are the Cost Savings Opportunities in Purchased Services Spend?

There are five main areas for cost savings opportunities in hospital purchased services spend.  1. Line item details on your invoices.  It’s not possible to benchmark or understand pricing from the contract alone.  Hospitals must analyze the invoice line item details from a historical perspective.  Analysis reveals details that matter for cost savings, such as

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three main cost challenges
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Lisa Miller

The 3 main cost challenges hospitals face in their spending

Being in business for over 20 years, VIE Healthcare has performed many cost analysis of hospitals, and we’ve seen patterns where most hospitals face challenges in their spending. Three primary areas present cost challenges for hospitals: 1. Physician Preference Items (PPIs) PPIs are preferred supplies, instruments, implants or medical devices that physicians choose to use

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how did you build a culture of being so easy to work with
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Lisa Miller

How did you build a culture of being easy to work with?

Building a culture of being easy to work with gives VIE Healthcare® a competitive advantage. We have built our principles on helping hospitals achieve their goals quickly and easily. Other healthcare consulting companies make it too complicated by asking for: Multiple pages of data. Two hour meetings. Complex rules and requirements That’s before beginning a

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driving up costs
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Lisa Miller

What is driving up costs for hospitals?

In this video, Lisa Miller, CEO and Founder of VIE Healthcare, discusses the main buckets that are driving up costs for hospitals. Enhancements in healthcare are significantly driving up costs in hospitals. In most cases, we find that enhancements don’t increase revenues. When hospitals ask us to carry out a cost analysis, we are seeing

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how have you helped a hospital save money recently?
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Lisa Miller

How have you helped a hospital save money recently?

In this video, Lisa Miller, CEO of VIE Healthcare, sits down to discuss how she recently helped a hospital save money. A recent win and significant cost savings achieved.  A hospital approached us for help with a staffing agreement and we were up for the challenge.  They believed there was a 1-2% opportunity for cost

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Lisa Miller

What Led You to Start VIE Healthcare?

The first ‘a-ha’ moment to start VIE Healthcare came when I saved the materials manager of a hospital $250,000 in one specific area. Those cost savings were the result of a single casual conversation. From that moment I was hooked on identifying cost savings for hospitals and healthcare organizations. My early career in healthcare expanded

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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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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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