Utilization Management

Clinical Supply Utilization Management Isn’t a Sometime Thing

Robert T. Yokl, President/CEO, SVAH Solutions We congratulate the supply chain/value analysis practitioners that are attacking their utilization misalignments (i.e., the wasteful and inefficient consumption, misuse, misapplication, and value mismatches in your supply streams) when […]

Value Analysis Leadership

Value Analysis Leadership Interview

Beth Potter, RN, CMRP, CVAHP, UnityPoint Health, Des Moines, IA Mary (Beth) Potter is the Immediate Past President of the Association of Healthcare Value Analysis Professionals. She is also a Certified Material Resource Professional, Certified […]

Utilization Management

Gaining the Next Level

Tim Ingram, MBA/HCM, CMRP Over the years, we have all experienced many of the mainstream process improvement methodologies, such as, TQM, ISO, Value Analysis, Six Sigma, and the many others that were designed to gain […]

Utilization Management

Broadening Our Perspectives

Robert W. Yokl, Sr. Vice President/COO, Strategic Value Analysis in Healthcare This issue, I am writing about what I consider to be one of the most important aspects of the mindset of a value analysis, clinical resource, […]

Cost Management

A Strategic Approach to Cost Containment In Hospitals

How Many C’s Are In Success? Maureen Hazen, RN, MHA, Associate Director, Berkley Research Group’s Healthcare Practice and Robert Andrzejewski, MS, Associate, Berkley Research Group’s Healthcare  In today’s economic environment, hospitals are being forced to make […]

Cost Management

Supply LifeCycle Cost Management TM

As this issue of HVAM suggests, the new healthcare economy is all about saving time, controlling costs, improving quality, and expanding the scope (population management) of your healthcare organization’s services. It is our opinion that […]

Value Analysis Leadership

Value Analysis Leadership Interview

Dee Donatelli, Sr. Vice President, Provider Services, Hayes, Inc. Dee Donatelli is the current President of the Association of Healthcare Value Analysis Association. She is also a Certified Material Resource Professional, Fellow of the Association […]