A More Effective Way to Get More Productivity Out of Your Healthcare Value Analysis Teams

By Robert Yokl | June 20, 2017 | Comments Off on A More Effective Way to Get More Productivity Out of Your Healthcare Value Analysis Teams

We would estimate that 80% of all hospitals, systems, and IDNs have established value analysis teams or committees, which is…

Implementing Your Healthcare Total Value Analysis Model Doesn’t Need to be Difficult

By Robert Yokl | June 13, 2017 | Comments Off on Implementing Your Healthcare Total Value Analysis Model Doesn’t Need to be Difficult

In this age of healthcare cost reduction, cost containment, and reinvention, your value analysis program needs to do more than…

Apply These 4 Secret Techniques to Improve Your Healthcare Technology Value Analysis Assessments

By Robert Yokl | June 6, 2017 | Comments Off on Apply These 4 Secret Techniques to Improve Your Healthcare Technology Value Analysis Assessments

The costliest mistakes we have seen that are made by technology value analysis teams are those involving the value justifications…

4 Awesome Tips About Your New and Renewal Healthcare Group Purchasing Contract Vetting

By Robert Yokl | May 31, 2017 | Comments Off on 4 Awesome Tips About Your New and Renewal Healthcare Group Purchasing Contract Vetting

New and renewal healthcare group purchasing contracts are signed every day by our nation’s hospitals, systems, and IDNs on every…

Healthcare Value Analysis and Utilization Management Isn’t Always About Saving Money: 3 Surefire Ways to Improve Quality Too

By Robert Yokl | May 23, 2017 | Comments Off on Healthcare Value Analysis and Utilization Management Isn’t Always About Saving Money: 3 Surefire Ways to Improve Quality Too

When Larry Miles, the father of value analysis, invented the value analysis technique in the 1940s it was all about…

Being a Rockstar in Healthcare Supply Chain Management is a Matter of Measurement

By Robert Yokl | May 22, 2017 | Comments Off on Being a Rockstar in Healthcare Supply Chain Management is a Matter of Measurement

I’m sure you have heard the saying, “What is measured happens,” or, “Measure what’s important,” or even, “If you can’t…

Apply These 4 Healthcare Value Analysis and Supply Utilization Techniques to Do More with Less Resources

By Robert Yokl | May 10, 2017 | Comments Off on Apply These 4 Healthcare Value Analysis and Supply Utilization Techniques to Do More with Less Resources

It’s no secret that your hospital, system, or IDN is shedding staff and eliminating positions (even in value analysis and…

3 Critical Phases of Healthcare Value Analysis Studies You Need to Know About that Enables You to Contribute to Your Healthcare Organization’s Bottom Line

By Robert Yokl | May 2, 2017 | Comments Off on 3 Critical Phases of Healthcare Value Analysis Studies You Need to Know About that Enables You to Contribute to Your Healthcare Organization’s Bottom Line

We conducted a poll in March to understand how our healthcare value analysis community defined a value analysis study. To…

3 Ways to Ensure that Your New Product, Service, and Technology Supply Chain Savings Stick Each Year

By Robert Yokl | April 25, 2017 | Comments Off on 3 Ways to Ensure that Your New Product, Service, and Technology Supply Chain Savings Stick Each Year

Year after year, SVAH’s studies have shown that 19% to 33% of the savings supply chain or value analysis professionals…

5 Reasons You Aren’t Working on the Right Value Analysis Projects

By Robert Yokl | April 18, 2017 | Comments Off on 5 Reasons You Aren’t Working on the Right Value Analysis Projects

Healthcare costs are rising every year in the United States, and are 29% higher than any other country in the…