Category: Podcast

How to Win Arguments with Value Analysis

How to Win Arguments with Value Analysis

Thursday, January 31, 2013 1:26 PM We all know how many arguments we have lost in the past on our savings proposals and how frustrating it can be when that happens. We also know that we are on the right side of the argument, but we can’t understand why our customers can’t see what is […]

Reining in Your Multimillion Dollar Purchase Services

Reining in Your Multimillion Dollar Purchase Services

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 1:25 PM I would like you to look around your healthcare organization and ask yourself “Who’s in charge of your purchase services?” I can assure you, if you are honest with yourself, the answer is – nobody! The reason for this circumstance is that this function, at most healthcare organizations, has […]

Comparative Value Analysis Analytics Will Maximize Your Performance

Comparative Value Analysis Analytics Will Maximize Your Performance

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 12:28 PM Most healthcare organizations, in some shape or form, are employing value analysis analytics to uncover their hidden supply chain expense savings. Yet, we have found only a few who are using comparative value analysis analytics to benchmark to identify their utilization misalignments in real-time against their peers.

How Are You Selecting Your Value Analysis Team Leaders and Members To Ensure Success?

How Are You Selecting Your Value Analysis Team Leaders and Members To Ensure Success?

Tuesday, January 08, 2013 3:36 PM Are you selecting your value analysis team leaders and members by chance, by their title or by their influence in your organization? If you are, and most hospitals, system and IDNs have been doing this for years, then you are missing an opportunity to have the most motivated, disciplined […]

5 Biggest Myths About Healthcare Supply Utilization Management

5 Biggest Myths About Healthcare Supply Utilization Management

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 9:45 AM This podcast is geared towards dispelling what we feel are the 5 Biggest Myths that people believe about healthcare supply chain utilization management.  This will help clear up the misconceptions and misunderstandings while allowing you to gain a new level of what Supply Utilization Management means to you and […]

5 Rock Solid Value Analysis Strategies and Tactics that Really Work

5 Rock Solid Value Analysis Strategies and Tactics that Really Work

Tuesday, June 05, 2012 8:53 AM As more healthcare organizations prepare for the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act more pressure will be placed upon supply chain professionals to save even more in less time. With this said, we though we would talk about in this podcast the 5-Rock Solid Value Analysis […]

How to Make Your Cost Management Job Easier

How to Make Your Cost Management Job Easier

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 7:23 AM In this podcast we show you how cost management yet ever more challenging and sophisticated in many respects does not necessarily need for you to make your job harder.  We will show you four strategies to make your cost management job easier while still achieving higher levels of savings […]

Value Analysis Analytics

Value Analysis Analytics

Thursday, April 28, 2011 12:49 PM Value Analysis Analytics is a new and different strategic approach that helps takes yours hospital expense reduction and value analysis efforts to a whole new level of savings beyond price.  The concepts are sound and forward thinking but more importantly they are proven and tested over a 15 year […]

How to Max Out Your Supply Chain Savings

How to Max Out Your Supply Chain Savings

Tuesday, January 11, 2011 9:03 AM In this new year of 2011 Robert T. Yokl, President & Chief Value Strategist and Robert W. Yokl, VP-Operations for SVAH wanted to give you a podcast that will set the stage for what you need to do to truly max out and wring the towel dry on your […]

There is Gold in Them Thar Hills

There is Gold in Them Thar Hills

Monday, October 19, 2009 4:39 PM There is Gold in Them Thar Hills–Maximizing Your MMIS Systems for Greater Savings.  In this podcast you we will outline the strategy for maximizing your greatest assest in your healthcare supply chain operations which is your Purchasing/Materials Management information System.

Finding Savings Below the Waterline

Finding Savings Below the Waterline

Friday, October 31, 2008 2:59 PM This podcast is taking one of our sayings Purchase Price is Just the Tip of the Iceberg a bit further in detail.  We will dispel the popular thought and mindset that Value Analysis is the only tool that you need in order to attack your costs below the waterline. […]

Incentivize to Save

Incentivize to Save

Monday, October 06, 2008 12:48 PM There is a critical need for healthcare organizations to realize the value of a new generation of incentive programs that will help you keep your supply chain teams working on all of your special initiatives in order to maintain your bottom line.  We can no longer believe that just […]

Offsetting Price Increases in Tough Times

Offsetting Price Increases in Tough Times

Friday, September 05, 2008 8:27 AM Rising Product Costs Must Be Counter Balanced by Other Savings Strategies.  Find out how much more is really there for you to drive out of your supply chain.  Learn how to get your organization on-board to making the savings beyond price happen.  Learn how to quickly cover your price […]

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