Cost Management

PPI Value Analysis and Standardization Success Through Vendor Partnering: A Case Study of Hernia Mesh Savings and Quality Improvement at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Miller, Susan G.1 MN, RN, CMRP and Bourque, Megan2 PhD   1Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 2Cornerstone Research Group, Burlington, ON Why Standardization was Important At Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJU), reducing supply costs […]


None of Us Are As Smart As All of Us

James Russell, RN-BC, Value Analysis Facilitator VCU Health System, Richmond, VA One of the best things about being a Value Analysis Facilitator is the ability to help shine a light on other efficiency-minded folks in […]

Value Analysis

What You Can’t See Will Hurt You

Most of your new saving opportunities are below the water line. We like to equate supply chain expense savings to an iceberg! Above the waterline are your price and standardization savings, which are easily identified. […]

Value Analysis Leadership

Value Analysis Leadership Interview

Alan Weintraub, Chief Procurement Officer/Director of Support Services Enloe Medical Center, Chico, CA The following interview was conducted by Robert W. Yokl, Managing Editor, Healthcare Value Analysis Magazine Allan Weintraub is a 30-year supply chain […]