Hani Elias, JD, MPH, CEO and Co-Founder of Procured Health 2016 has been a challenging year for value analysis leaders as they face the reality that value-based care is here. And more importantly, that this […]
Robert T. Yokl, President/CEO, SVAH Solutions One of the missing elements in most healthcare organizations’ value analysis methodologies is a value analysis job plan, or as Larry Miles, the father of value analysis, says, “A system for […]
Robert W. Yokl, Sr. Vice President/COO, SVAH Solutions What if you knew that your overall supply utilization (total cost per operating metric) was at best practice levels for the commodity and/or product group you are […]
What’s Behind a Mature Supply Chain Organization’s Operational Excellence and Value Enhancement? Training!
Timothy Hagler At home in South Carolina we have a saying that is especially poignant when we see one of our good friends hanging out with their old hunting dogs. We say, “’tarnt a new […]
Robert T. Yokl Data in and of itself is useless, but if enhanced with clinical, financial and supply chain information to produce meaningful metrics it can become a powerful tool to uncover savings opportunities, quality and […]
Articles in this issue: Value Analysis Leadership Interview with Beth Potter, Immediate Past President of AHVAP – This interview focuses on AHVAP's Certified Value Analysis Healthcare Professional Certification program. What is Your Value Analysis Onboarding […]
Healthcare value analysis is a real profession and a lifetime career for those who decide to make it so. Yet, too many value analysis professionals decide to go it alone when they enter this profession. […]
Robert W. Yokl, Sr. Vice President, SVAH Solutions As we enter in the new level of quality and supply chain performance with our value analysis programs, we are now being called upon to do so […]
Robert T. Yokl, President, SVAH Solutions We know from experience that any system as a whole is greater than its parts. It’s the same with value analysis (VA) and supply utilization management (SUM) practices. As […]
Supply Utilization Management: Flavor of the Month Fad or the Next Mission-Critical Cost and Quality Control System?
Robert W. Yokl, Senior Vice President, SVAH Solutions Supply utilization management (SUM) has its origins in the accounting world where it is known as activity-based costing (ABC). The best mainstream adoption of this ABC methodology […]