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Gaining Recognition for Value Analysis

Robert T. Yokl, President/CEO, SVAH Solutions “If You’ve Seen One VA Program, You’ve Seen One VA Program.” James Russell One challenge value analysis practitioners face in 2018 is the nonuniformity of their value analysis programs. […]

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Nursing and Supply Chain Partnership to Reduce Variation in Urology Catheter Management at Sanford Health

Diana Berkland, PhD, RN—Vice President, Nursing & Clinical Services, Sanford Health; Erica DeBoer, MA, RN, CCRN-K, CNL- Clinical Nurse Leader, Sanford Health; Tom Harvieux, MSc—Senior Executive Director, Corporate Supply Chain Management, Sanford Health; Andrew Hogan, BSc – Associate […]

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The Progression of Value Analysis

James Russell, RN-BC, MBA, CVAHP, Value Analysis Program Director, UW Health, WI I have been thinking a lot lately about not only what value analysis is (definition) and how value analysis is done (process), but […]

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Successful Green Value Analysis

Robert W. Yokl, Vice President/COO, SVAH Solutions Not that we want to add any more complexity or responsibilities to our busy supply value analysis programs, but one category of purchasing is becoming ever more present […]

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How Leading Hospitals Gain the Best Value From Optimized Inventory Management and Supply Spend

How the Right Metrics, Combined with the Right Inventory Management Technologies, Ensure Accurate Data Collection and Analytics that Enable Providers to Optimize Their Inventory and Supply Spend: Case Studies from Leading Hospitals Arnold Chazal, CEO, […]

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Evidence Can Be Found from Many Sources with a High or Low Degree of Reliability. Are You Employing the Right Sources?

Robert T. Yokl, President/CEO, SVAH Solutions I just reviewed the online poll results on our Healthcare Value Analysis and Utilization Magazine website that asked the question, “What strategy do you believe is the big savings […]

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That Which We Call Evidence

James Russell, RN-BC, MBA, CVAHP, Value Analysis Program Director, UW Health, WI In our busy, healthcare focused careers, buzzwords, buzz-phrases, and acronyms seem to come and go: Thinking out of the box; TQM (Total Quality […]