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Thank You! Thank You Thank You!

By Robert W. Yokl, Sr. VP, Supply Chain & Value Analysis — SVAH Solutions I want to thank all our hard working and dedicated physicians, clinicians, support services, supply chain and value analysis professionals in […]

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Nursing and Supply Chain Partnership to Reduce Variation in Urology Catheter Management at Sanford Health: Part II, Sustainability

Erica DeBoer, MA, RN, CCRN-K, Sanford Health Kimberly Alsbrooks, BSN, RN, RT (R), VA-BC, BD Halit O. Yapici, MD, MBA, MPH, Boston Strategic Partners Importance of Urinary Catheter Management and Supply Chain Process  According to […]

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 […]

Supply Utilization Management

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 […]

Value Analysis

Successful Green Value Analysis

Robert W. Yokl, Vice President/COO, SVAH Solutions Not that we want to add any more complexity or responsibilities to our busy supply value analysis programs, but one category of purchasing is becoming ever more present […]

Supply Chain

How Leading Hospitals Gain the Best Value From Optimized Inventory Management and Supply Spend

How the Right Metrics, Combined with the Right Inventory Management Technologies, Ensure Accurate Data Collection and Analytics that Enable Providers to Optimize Their Inventory and Supply Spend: Case Studies from Leading Hospitals Arnold Chazal, CEO, […]