Keep Vendors and Their Surprises Out of Your ORs and Your Contracts

Keep Vendors and Their Surprises Out of Your ORs and Your Contracts

… The Story:

You’re doing all you can to reduce your expenses, but then a vendor shows up in the operating room with a “surprise” implant. Or an expensive piece of technology breaks down, and you have to call in the vendor to repair it. Ambulatory surgery programs are getting creative in how to address these problems, which can blow up your budget before your year has barely begun…

This month’s issue is one of the most anticipated by our readers because it’s full of cost-saving ideas. We tell you how to keep vendors and their “surprise” devices out of the ORs. We share how to control your equipment expenses. We tell you how one facility cut about $10,000 worth of inventory at its bedsides. Columnist Steve Earnhart has 10 money-related ideas. We tell you how to save money by reprocessing single-use devices. We also share how to improve collections by moving financial counseling to the front end…

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By | 2017-09-06T18:16:06+00:00 February 27th, 2015|In the Press|Comments Off on Keep Vendors and Their Surprises Out of Your ORs and Your Contracts