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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 […]

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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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Are You Asking the Right Questions?

Robert T. Yokl, President/CEO, SVAH Solutions Value Analysis Selling™ is all about asking the right questions, such as, what are the required functions (primary, secondary and aesthetic) for the product, service or technology under study? […]

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Why Validation of Your Savings is Now Mission Critical for All Healthcare Organizations

Robert T. Yokl, President/CEO, SVAH Solutions The Healthcare Financial Management Association tells us that that your free-standing hospital, multi-hospital system, or IDN’s payment systems are evolving from fee-for-performance to value-based purchasing, readmission restrictions, and bundled […]

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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 […]