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The Value of Mentoring

by James Russell, RN-BC, MBA, CVAHP, Value Analysis Program Director, UW Health, WI Lately, I’ve been thinking about the importance of mentoring in Value Analysis. It’s certainly an important tool in the development of most occupations. I could […]

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Featured Articles in Latest Issue of Healthcare Value Analysis & Utilization Management Magazine

Featured Articles Featured Article – Gina Thomas, COO – Lumere – Value Analysis and Utilization Tools: Healthcare Can't Afford to Not Look at Inappropriate Utilization Value Analysis Leadership Interview – Brian Shoenfeld, COO –  Talon – Insights […]

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Value Analysis and Utilization Tools: Healthcare Can’t Afford to Not Look at Inappropriate Utilization

Gina Thomas—Chief Development Officer, Lumere The January 13 New York Times article titled “Can Your Hip Replacement Kill You?” might seem dramatic, but it’s not an overstatement. If we don’t take a deeper dive into […]

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Value Analysis Tools

James Russell, RN-BC, MBA, CVAHP, Value Analysis Program Director, UW Health, WI As I get more experienced in the field of healthcare value analysis, I get more and more exposed to various tools and techniques […]

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The Progression of Value Analysis

James Russell, RN-BC, MBA, CVAHP, Value Analysis Program Director, UW Health, WI I have been thinking a lot lately about not only what value analysis is (definition) and how value analysis is done (process), but […]

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Featured Articles from Latest Issue of  Healthcare Value Analysis & Utilization Management Magazine

FEATURED ARTICLE – That Which We Call Evidence – By James Russell, RN-BC, MBA, CVAHP, Value Analysis Program Director, University of Wisconsin Health Value Analysis Leadership Interview with Hani Elias, CEO and Gina Thomas, CDO from Procured […]

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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 […]

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That Which We Call Evidence

James Russell, RN-BC, MBA, CVAHP, Value Analysis Program Director, UW Health, WI In our busy, healthcare focused careers, buzzwords, buzz-phrases, and acronyms seem to come and go: Thinking out of the box; TQM (Total Quality […]