High-Value Implant Advisory Services Helps Edward-Elmhurst Health Save $506K in Six Months

October 20, 2017

Cost reduction efforts at Illinois-based Edward-Elmhurst Health became critical when leaders found they needed to address the spiraling costs of Physician Preference Items (PPI) spending. Cardiac rhythm management (CRM) devices were a prime target for these efforts - utilization remained steady but spend continued to rise, accounting for nearly $12 million in expenses. Looking to efficiently and effectively standardize CRM device use, leaders sought to quickly examine three primary vendors in terms of the value and quality of their products. 

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