How the C-Suite and Executives at High Performing Organizations Are Leading Their Teams in Achieving Organizational-Wide Purchased Services Cost Optimization

Overview of What You Will Learn

More than ever before, hospitals and health systems are struggling to optimize costs across their purchased services.  Despite the many challenges stacking up in the healthcare landscape, many executives and leaders throughout the industry have skillfully developed strategies and tools to advance their organizations forward, reduce costs, and improve cash flow.

Leading industry consultants, Lisa Miller and Richard Dormer leverage over 50 combined years of purchased services experience to present a thoughtful and highly researched discussion about what these best-in-class healthcare systems are doing to utilize new solutions and drive purchased services cost optimization in 2023 and beyond…

Join Lisa and Richard for this free educational webinar on Thursday, October 13, 2022 at 1 PM EST/10 AM PST

Attendees of this webinar will gain expert insights on the following:

  • The most successful C-Suite strategies for driving cost savings in purchased services.
  • The 5 best methods hospital leaders use to help their teams achieve savings goals.
  • The most difficult cost-savings challenges facing healthcare leaders (and 3 proven techniques to overcome these challenges).
  • How data analytics is providing new visibility and transforming cost savings strategy.
  • How to properly evaluate purchased services and gain visibility into system-wide savings opportunities.
  • Methods for renegotiating a mid-term purchased services agreement.
  • How technology and entrepreneurial innovation drives centralized management and oversight of purchased services spend.

Who Should Attend:




VP and Director Finance

VP and Director of Performance Improvement

Chief Supply chain Officers

VP and director of supply chain

Department Leaders

Our guarantee for attending:

In this 45-minute webinar we guarantee that you will learn purchased services cost savings strategies that will save your hospital at least $1 Million

Hospital Attendees will receive:

A customized purchased services cost savings roadmap

About the Speakers

Lisa Miller

Lisa Miller, managing director and founder of VIE Healthcare Consulting, a Spend Mend company. Since founding VIE in 1999, she and her team have achieved over $1 Billion in non-salary cost savings and margin improvements. Lisa has extensive hospital operations experience and a consistent record of achieving financial and operational performance improvements for both small and large organizations with annual operating budgets from $10 million to over $10 billion. For more than 23 years, Lisa and her team have provided cost reduction services and have worked closely
with the executive leadership. Lisa has been hands on with analyzing and negotiating agreements, improving revenue operations and providing front line insights to healthcare leaders.

Richard Dormer

Richard Dormer serves as Senior Director at VIE Healthcare, a SpendMend Company. Rich has extensive expertise and knowledge of hospital expenses across the organization especially with high costs implants in the Operating Room and Hospital Purchased Services. Rich specializes in hospital Results-Based Analytics and his ability to analyze complex data sets to uncover true costs and cost savings opportunities is unparalleled in the industry. Rich has worked collaboratively with VIE’s clients to successfully reduce costs by over $650 million in his tenure which then allows them to reinvest back into their organizations and positively impact patient care. Prior to joining VIE, Rich spent nine years with two equity sales firms on Wall Street. He applies the same analytical approach he learned on Wall Street to his work at VIE and has become an expert in finance analytics for healthcare organizations.