Magazine

December 2019 – Featured Articles – Healthcare Value Analysis and Utilization Management Magazine

Featured Articles Featured Article – Maureen Hazen-Fritsky, RN, MHA, Independent Healthcare Consultant; Amy Carroll, RN, MBA, CVAHP, Nuvance Health; Robert Andrzejewski, MSE, Independent Management Consultant – Pursuit of Value Analysis Best Practice: Are We There […]

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 […]

Utilization Management

Purchase Cost is the Tip of the Iceberg!

What Happens After the Right Product, at the Right Price, at the Right Time is Delivered to the Right Person? Robert T. Yokl, President/CEO, SVAH Solutions We all assume that when we buy a product, […]

Value Analysis

Gaining Recognition for Value Analysis

Robert T. Yokl, President/CEO, SVAH Solutions “If You’ve Seen One VA Program, You’ve Seen One VA Program.” James Russell One challenge value analysis practitioners face in 2018 is the nonuniformity of their value analysis programs. […]

Supply Chain

Nursing and Supply Chain Partnership to Reduce Variation in Urology Catheter Management at Sanford Health

Diana Berkland, PhD, RN—Vice President, Nursing & Clinical Services, Sanford Health; Erica DeBoer, MA, RN, CCRN-K, CNL- Clinical Nurse Leader, Sanford Health; Tom Harvieux, MSc—Senior Executive Director, Corporate Supply Chain Management, Sanford Health; Andrew Hogan, BSc – Associate […]

Value Analysis

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 […]