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…

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 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…