Gina Thomas, RN, MBA, Procured Health, Chief Development Officer Applying More Agility I wanted to follow up from my last interview and provide some context into clinical decision-making processes aided by Q&A style and a […]
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 […]
Robert T. Yokl, President/CEO, SVAH Solutions The fastest, easiest, and most effective way to save money in value analysis is to stop approving so many products for purchase, since your healthcare organization doesn’t need everything […]
Robert T. Yokl, President/CEO, SVAH Solutions Price can be measured quickly, but value measurements take some time. Yet, that’s what value analysis is all about: Measuring the value of the products, services, and technologies you […]
Robert T. Yokl, President/CEO, SVAH Solutions We congratulate the supply chain/value analysis practitioners that are attacking their utilization misalignments (i.e., the wasteful and inefficient consumption, misuse, misapplication, and value mismatches in your supply streams) when […]
Robert W. Yokl, Senior Vice President/COO, SVAH Solutions Let’s face it, we need everyone involved in our value analysis program to stay positive, stay the course, and, most importantly, stay motivated to keep working in the […]
Robert T. Yokl, President/CEO, SVAH Solutions There is one common thread that I have observed with ultra-successful value analysis teams; they all have champions – at the highest level – to challenge, motivate, and fight for […]
Michael Bohon, CPSM, C.P.M., CMRP, Managing Director of HealthCare Solutions Bureau In the healthcare environment there are so many opportunities for us to spend money in order to improve our organizations. There are the essentials – staffing, […]
Robert T. Yokl Data in and of itself is useless, but if enhanced with clinical, financial and supply chain information to produce meaningful metrics it can become a powerful tool to uncover savings opportunities, quality and […]
Robert W. Yokl, Sr. Vice President, SVAH Solutions As we enter in the new level of quality and supply chain performance with our value analysis programs, we are now being called upon to do so […]
Robert T. Yokl, President, SVAH Solutions We know from experience that any system as a whole is greater than its parts. It’s the same with value analysis (VA) and supply utilization management (SUM) practices. As […]
Supply Utilization Management: Flavor of the Month Fad or the Next Mission-Critical Cost and Quality Control System?
Robert W. Yokl, Senior Vice President, SVAH Solutions Supply utilization management (SUM) has its origins in the accounting world where it is known as activity-based costing (ABC). The best mainstream adoption of this ABC methodology […]