6 Rules to Ensure Effective and Flawless Value Analysis Team Meetings Every Time

By Robert Yokl | November 6, 2018

Some of the most basic meeting management rules, if  followed, can make your hospital value analysis team meetings run flawlessly.…

3 Advanced Value Analysis Tactics That You Need to Know for Your VA Teams to be Better Than Just Good

By Robert Yokl | October 30, 2018

There are simple low-tech ways for you to raise the bar on your hospital value analysis program and we compiled…

What Happens When the Products, Services and Technologies You Buy Are in The Hands of Your Customers?

By Robert Yokl | October 9, 2018

We all assume that when we buy a product, service or a technology for our customers that it is used…

How to Sell the Concept of Supply Utilization Management to Your Senior Leadership

By Robert Yokl | October 3, 2018

Up until recently, supply expense management was all about best pricing, standardization and compliance to GPO contracts; that’s how supply…

4 Strategic Reasons Why You Need to Lock Down Your Price, Standardization and Value Analysis Savings

By Robert Yokl | September 11, 2018

Healthcare supply chain and value analysis professionals are continuously estimating projected and promised savings  on their  price, standardization and value…

Podcast 42 – 4 Things Supply Chain Leaders Need to Know about the Benefits of Benchmarking

By Robert Yokl | September 7, 2018

If you are a frequent reader of our blog, you would know that we are very high on hospital supply…

Why It’s Almost Impossible to Learn Much from Another Value Analysis Program and What to Do About it

By Robert Yokl | September 5, 2018

I just recently viewed two value analysis program presentations given at a national supply chain conference by two seasoned value…

VA Strategic Plan

5 Mission Critical Benefits of Developing a Strategic Value Analysis Plan to Re-energize Your VA Program

By Robert Yokl | August 28, 2018

We often hear from value analysis practitioners who have been on their VA job for one, two or even three…

3 Surefire Ways to Perform Evidence-Based Value Analysis

By Robert Yokl | August 14, 2018

We have been hearing a lot about evidence-based value analysis in our hospital supply chain conferences and publications, yet there…

Hospital Supply Chain Best Practices

3 Benchmarking Best Practices That are Essential for Your Hospital Supply Chain Success

By Robert Yokl | July 17, 2018

Healthcare Supply Chain Benchmarking* often gets a bad rap because its practitioners use imprecise measurements, there data is incorrect, or…