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How to Add Allergy Treatment to Your Clinic’s Portfolio

Physician offices can treat the more than 50 million Americans with allergies instead of referring them to specialists. Patients prefer to receive allergy services from their primary care physician, and clinics can bring in tens of thousands of dollars in additional revenue. See what’s involved in setting up an in-house allergy service.

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Is CBD the Next Opportunity for Health Care?

Cannabidiol, also known as CBD, is becoming increasingly popular for consumers who want to use it for pain therapy and other medical applications. While interest in CBD and its uses continue to grow, non-acute healthcare providers need more information about its risks and benefits before recommending it to patients as a mainstream treatment.

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Where’s CMS Healthcare Money Going?

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of the Actuary released its 2018-2027 Projections of National Health Expenditures. Not surprisingly, spending is expected to go up. See how much medical products and services will increase.

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Put Price Alignment Services to Work for You

Price alignment services make sure members pay the correct price on every product they buy through GPO contracts. Otherwise, facilities might be overpaying on products without even knowing it.

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6 Ways the Supply Chain Enables Superior Food Experiences

GPO's offer comprehensive food programs that include tens of thousands of food items across more than 100 categories. The food supply chain delivers fresh produce, organics, dairy products, and other essential food items for healthcare facilities, restaurants and casinos.

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Advanced Medical Technologies Improve Women’s Healthcare

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.

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Dietitians Help Overcome Food and Menu Challenges in Long-Term Care

Long-term care facilities have unique food needs and challenges. They must serve nutritious food that’s appetizing and within budget. See how a dietitian can help.

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Bring More Money Through the Door With Ancillary Services

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.

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Plan Ahead to Optimize Turning Over Rooms at Long-Term Care Facilities

The faster long-term care facilities can turn over rooms between patients—without compromising infection prevention—the better it is for the provider and for patient care. See what’s involved in turning a room, regulations and best practices to consider, the timeframe, costs, technologies and processes to help prevent infections and illnesses.

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Cornerstone Healthcare Group Improves Purchasing Processes and Data with Centralized Inventory Management Software

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.

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