Facilities that offer treatment for behavioral issues or addiction use many of the same products and services as traditional non-acute facilities, but they don’t have as high of a spend on med-surg products. GPOs can tap new business by meeting the specialized needs of these facilities—like having products on contract that can’t pose a risk of self-harm—and understanding these facilities’ pain points.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Physician offices and other non-acute facilities must market to and meet the expectations of millennials. However, most healthcare facilities are not set up to accommodate this tech-savvy generation. For example, many patients can’t book appointments online or via apps—yet millennials are demanding this. Facilities must also keep meeting the changing needs of their current patients in other demographic groups.
Rebecca Gayden, vice president of Contract and Program Services, explains the variety and scalability of the Provista Capital Equipment and Construction Services program. See how the program offers exclusive benefits when building, remodeling or purchasing medical capital equipment.
Director of Procurement Services Drew Goolsby provides an overview of the Provista Procurement Services program and its three core offerings. Those offerings cover item master management, from creation to cleansing to maintenance, centralized procurement, and price discrepancy resolution to identify soft and hard cost savings.
Drew Goolsby, director of Procurement Services for Provista, shares his advice and insights on ways customers can enhance their supply chain experience—saving time and money in the process. Provista offers a range of solutions for keeping the item master list and data current to provide visibility and enable greater accuracy when placing and receiving orders.