Supply Utilization Management

How Triangulating Your Supply Value Analysis Studies Destroys Speculation, Lip Service and All Other Push-Backs You Encounter

By Robert W. Yokl, Sr. VP, Operations — SVAH Solutions I was working with a client’s value analysis team and one of their value analysis project managers came back and reported that after further review […]

Utilization Management

Gaining the Next Level

Tim Ingram, MBA/HCM, CMRP Over the years, we have all experienced many of the mainstream process improvement methodologies, such as, TQM, ISO, Value Analysis, Six Sigma, and the many others that were designed to gain […]

Value Analysis

Transparent Processes Use Data

James Russell, RN-BC, Value Analysis Facilitator, UF Health at Jacksonville VCU Health System, Richmond, VA Value Analysis Facilitators frequently find themselves estimating the impact of a project prior to implementing a change, or even evaluating […]


The Search for Best Practices

It’s not the metrics that count, but how they lead you to superior performance. There is one overlooked fact about benchmarking; that it is the search for best practices that leads to superior performance.  This […]