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Hemostat Product Changeover at Huntsville Health: High-Volume Low-Cost Physician Preference Items Can Lead to Significant Cost Savings

Jackie Kraft, RN, Value Analysis Manager & Clinical Resource Manager, Huntsville Health Gina Holcombe RN, BSN, Director of Surgery Main, Third & GMT, Huntsville Health Halit O. Yapici, MD, MBA, MPH, Senior Consultant, Boston Strategic Partners […]

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What’s Your Value Analysis Onboarding Process?

James Russell, RN-BC, Value Analysis Facilitator, UF Health at Jacksonville “What’s your value analysis onboarding process?” During an interview for a Value Analysis Facilitator (VAF), we had a candidate ask this question. We looked at […]

Value Analysis

PPI: How About Patient Preference Items?

James Russell, RN-BC, Value Analysis Facilitator, UF Health at Jacksonville VCU Health System, Richmond, VA The concept of Physician Preference Items (PPI) has been a mainstay in clinical value analysis for many years.  It has […]