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Virtual patient sitters are a growing trend

Virtual patient sitters are a growing trend Hospitals across the nation are finding more reasons to use virtual nurses and sitters to provide found-the-clock monitoring of patients prone to falls or at risk of self-harm, such as staffing shortages, cost efficiencies, and job satisfaction among in-facility nurses. Recent articles in Becker’s Healthcare offer testimonials from hospitals using remote sitters or nurses through services similar to VirtuAlly, the solution available to SC hospitals through Solvent Networks. Here

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Optimizing the Patient Refund Experience

Optimizing the Patient Refund Experience Hosted by CommerceHealthcare Tuesday, September 12 | 2:00-3:00 pm | Webinar REGISTER HERE Healthcare providers are issuing a growing number of refunds driven by rising patient financial obligation for care, expansion of preservice cost estimates with upfront collections, and complex payer reimbursement policies. Refund management is often inefficient, costly, and detracts from the patient financial experience. Fortunately, meaningful opportunities exist to improve the situation. Join Visa and CommerceHealthcare® as we host

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Strategic Supplier Relationships Collaborative Knowledge Transfer

Strategic Supplier Relationships Collaborative Knowledge Transfer Hosted by Vizient Thursday, July 27 | 12:00-1:00 pm | Webinar REGISTER HERE Please join us as Vizient® reveals the findings of the Strategic Supplier Relationships Collaborative. Register to hear from industry leaders as they share lessons learned and valuable takeaways that one can consider implementing within your organization. Unnecessary hospital spending on supply chain products and related operations and procedures has reached about $25.7 billion a year and

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Construction Consulting

Construction Consulting Vizient drives 5-10% savings on design, construction and overall facility operations Increasing health care mergers and consolidations are driving a greater need for facility renovation and expansion. A 2016 survey1 showed that while 70 percent of hospitals and health systems have projects currently under way, in construction or planned in the next three years, a full three-quarters of those were expansions or renovations. The same survey revealed a 43 percent increase in new

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Transforming Patient Care through On-Demand Language Interpretation

Transforming Patient Care through On-Demand Language Interpretation Voyce is an endorsed partner of Solvent Networks.  They are a compassionate ear, a capable voice.  You can reach a professional medical interpreter, on-demand, on-video, and integrated in EMR/EHR, in a matter of seconds. Voyce services 243 languages and dialects, including American Sign Language. They are compliant with all health privacy legislation, such as HIPAA. 25 MINUTE (JUNE 20, 2023) WEBINAR RECORDING HERE Presenter, Danny Chang, is the

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Environmentally Preferred Sourcing Program

Environmentally Preferred Sourcing Program Access a broad portfolio of cost-effective, environmentally preferred products Vizient’s Environmentally Preferred Sourcing Program provides a framework for your organization to implement and maintain an environmentally friendly program that supports your overall sustainability objectives. You can access the broadest, most cost-effective portfolio of environmentally preferred products in the industry. Our portfolio encompasses more than 535,000 products with more than 3.4 million environmentally preferred attributes collected. The terms “chemicals of concern,” “green,” and

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Good for Business, Good for the Community

Good for Business, Good for the Community Vizient’s Supplier Diversity Program connects members to diverse suppliers, data and expertise to help meet your organization’s purchasing, healthy community, and economic development goals. Supporting the growth and development of diverse and small businesses promotes economic sustainability in all of our communities through access to jobs, housing, health care and more. And members are seeking opportunities to shift supply and service spend to local suppliers to help promote

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340B Roundtable

340B Roundtable Hosted by SCHA and Solvent Networks Facilitated by SUNRx Wednesday, June 21 | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm | In-Person REGISTER HERE Join us on Wednesday, June 21 at 10:00am for a 340B Roundtable hosted by SCHA and Solvent Networks and facilitated by an endorsed partner, SUNRx. The first iteration of this event will be at SCHA to allow for networking & connecting with colleagues from across the state. Additional sessions will most likely

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Transforming Patient Care through On-Demand Language Interpretation

Transforming Patient Care through On-Demand Language Interpretation Hosted by Solvent Networks and Voyce Tuesday, June 20 | 9:00-10:00 am | Webinar REGISTER HERE Join us on Tuesday, June 20 at 9:00am to learn of the outcomes related to a pilot program that was launched between Voyce and a 150-bed acute care hospital, shifting from a primarily in-person and over-the-phone model for language interpretation to introducing devices which enabled on-demand medical interpretation over both audio and

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Preparing for the Wave of Physician Retirements: Physician Retirement Survey Data Reinforces Need to Plan

Preparing for the Wave of Physician Retirements: Physician Retirement Survey Data Reinforces Need to Plan 2023 Physician Retirement Survey Results By Jackson Physician Search A record number of physicians are nearing retirement age. According to a 2022 report published by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), nearly half (46.7%) of practicing physicians were already over the age of 55 in 2021. This means more than two of every five active physicians will reach age 65 within

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