Advances in medical technologies are improving women’s health care and their access to care. As a result, women are benefiting from less invasive procedures, faster recovery times, more choices on where procedures are performed and greater confidence in their care. This is leading to better outcomes and lower long-term costs.
Faced with reimbursement challenges, fiscally savvy physician practices should consider untapped opportunities to improve their bottom line. With careful planning and implementation, adding ancillary services such as weight loss/dietary services, diabetes education, physical/massage therapy or allergy therapy can improve profits and enhance patient care.
Cornerstone Healthcare Group faced a problem that’s common with other healthcare organizations—each facility was using its own item master. This created several pain points, from lack of company-wide visibility into purchasing to an inability to streamline inventory. Once the organization implemented a centralized procurement platform with Envi, those problems were solved. This case study explains how.
Many customers take advantage of only a limited number of Provista contracts rather than benefiting from the wide portfolio of products and services that are available from leading suppliers. To save money, facilities should use a broad range of contracts, including those covering food, phones, office equipment and more.
A unified and centralized procurement platform can enable new capabilities across facilities by offering visibility into the supply chain and buying processes to optimize ordering and inventory management. The right platform can improve buying, order reconciliation and end-to-end procurement processes to save time and money while also delivering new reporting functions.
Maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) are essential to keep a business or facility running efficiently. MRO products can be inexpensive, such as lightbulbs, or costly, like power tools or plumbing replacement parts. Services include office cleaning and elevator maintenance. With the proper, proactive approach to MRO, and by working with a supply chain partner, companies can gain better visibility into inventory and costs, better manage MRO and get a higher ROI on spend.
Global healthcare industry expert Bruce Stanley shares four ways non-acute facilities can better manage pricing accuracy across their extensive and complex healthcare channels using pristine data. Stanley explains how to build a sustainable foundation that ensures pricing alignment and accuracy.
Find out specific ways that practices can gain or lose reimbursement under the federal Merit Based Incentive Payment System and how they can use the products and services available from a GPO to protect and maximize their revenue stream.
Medical offices are changing. They’ve experienced huge technology shifts, such as moving from paper files to electronic health records (EHRs) and using virtual assistants and artificial intelligence-enabled devices that turn medical conversations into medical intelligence. Within the next five years, new technologies will continue to transform physician offices. See how.
The 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) featured a variety of new healthcare technology and medical devices, from wearables to robots to apps, designed to help people take more control of their health and wellness. Healthcare providers including physicians can use the technologies to treat and monitor patients.