Think of Your Healthcare Organization’s Value Analysis Process, Not Its Workflow, as the Secret to Your Ongoing VA Success

By Robert Yokl | June 27, 2017

Most healthcare organizations’ value analysis leadership think of their value analysis process as their Value Analysis meeting’s workflow (i.e., the…

5 Brilliant Ways to Look at the Big Picture – the Hows and Whys

By Robert Yokl | June 18, 2017

There are so many more areas to track and manage for your value analysis and supply chain savings and quality improvement…

New Clinical Supply Utilization Video

By Robert W Yokl | January 4, 2017

Want to know more about how you can take advantage of Clinical Supply Utilization Technology to continually save your clinical…

The Right Way: Sustainable Targeted Cost Savings

By Robert Yokl | February 20, 2016

We can’t count the number of times a hospital supply chain manager has told us that his or her goal…

One of the Most Overlooked Hospital Cost Reduction Techniques

By Robert Yokl | February 20, 2016

Over the last few decades, we have been led to believe the notion that small incremental savings improvements (e.g., regional…

Embracing Hospital Supply Utilization Reporting

By Robert Yokl | February 19, 2016

There is a new trend in value analysis that you may have already noticed: value analysis teams are evolving from…

Why You Must Take Control of Your Supply Utilization Misalignments

By Robert Yokl | February 18, 2016

Very few organizations are as hectic, complex, or as fast moving as a healthcare organization. This fact might not be…

Are You Sure You Want To Standardize Everything?

By Robert Yokl | February 18, 2016

We often see healthcare organizations whose standardization could be better, but the question is, how much better should it be?…

Get the Most Savings Out of Your GPO Contracts – Beyond Price!

By Robert Yokl | February 18, 2016

Supply chain managers focus a tremendous amount of effort towards their national and regional GPOs with their savings initiatives to…

Hospital Supply Utilization Management Strategy

By Robert Yokl | February 18, 2016

Based on the new healthcare mandate for value-based purchasing rather than fee-for-service payments, have you thought out your supply utilization…