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The Myth About Standardization

Robert T. Yokl, President/CEO, SVAH Solutions Standardization Vs. Customization Conventional thinking would tell you that standardization is a good thing because it cuts down on variation and creates economy of scale, thereby enabling a buyer […]

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Nursing and Supply Chain Partnership to Reduce Variation in Urology Catheter Management at Sanford Health: Part II, Sustainability

Erica DeBoer, MA, RN, CCRN-K, Sanford Health Kimberly Alsbrooks, BSN, RN, RT (R), VA-BC, BD Halit O. Yapici, MD, MBA, MPH, Boston Strategic Partners Importance of Urinary Catheter Management and Supply Chain Process  According to […]

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But the Healthcare Supply Chain is Different!

Michael Bohon, Managing Director—Healthcare Solutions Bureau How many times have you heard someone say the above statement as to why ideas, concepts and practices from other industries will not work in healthcare? Personally, I cannot […]

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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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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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The Triple Aim…The Ultimate Challenge

Robert W. Yokl, Vice President/COO, SVAH Solutions I have a love-hate relationship with the newest mantra of our healthcare supply chain industry which is Cost, Quality, and Outcomes. I love that we have a mantra […]