Cost Management

PPI Value Analysis and Standardization Success Through Vendor Partnering: A Case Study of Hernia Mesh Savings and Quality Improvement at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Miller, Susan G.1 MN, RN, CMRP and Bourque, Megan2 PhD   1Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 2Cornerstone Research Group, Burlington, ON Why Standardization was Important At Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJU), reducing supply costs […]

Cost Management

A Strategic Approach to Cost Containment In Hospitals

How Many C’s Are In Success? Maureen Hazen, RN, MHA, Associate Director, Berkley Research Group’s Healthcare Practice and Robert Andrzejewski, MS, Associate, Berkley Research Group’s Healthcare  In today’s economic environment, hospitals are being forced to make […]

Cost Management

Supply LifeCycle Cost Management TM

As this issue of HVAM suggests, the new healthcare economy is all about saving time, controlling costs, improving quality, and expanding the scope (population management) of your healthcare organization’s services. It is our opinion that […]

Cost Management

The New End Game!

Life cycle cost is the forgotten goal of all our cost and quality challenges. Every day we hear about all the latest and greatest new strategies, software, tools, and contracting methods that overwhelm us in […]