Value Analysis

The Value Analysis Job Plan

Robert T. Yokl, President/CEO, SVAH Solutions One of the missing elements in most healthcare organizations’ value analysis methodologies is a value analysis job plan, or as Larry Miles, the father of value analysis, says, “A system for […]

Value Analysis Leadership

Value Analysis Leadership Interview

Barbara Strain, Director, Supply Chain Analytics University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA Barbara Strain is a graduate of California State University and one of the founding members, past president and Board Member of the […]

Benchmarking

The Future of Benchmarking

Elevate your benchmarking for greater accuracy, reliability, and insight. A recent survey by CAPS Research (co-sponsored by Arizona State University) of supply chain leaders indicated that there is a shift in benchmarking for greater accuracy, […]

Value Analysis

If You Think Training is Costly, Just Think of the Cost of Not Training Your Hospital Value Analysis Teams

I can’t count the times I have seen hospital value analysis teams waste time, money, and resources because they haven’t received advanced training in value analysis strategies, tactics, and techniques. Instead of taking less than 90-days to […]