Leveraging Value Across the Entire Healthcare Supply Chain

By Robert Yokl | June 11, 2015

One of the missteps we observe with supply value analysis programs is that healthcare organizations aren’t leveraging value across the…

Value Analysis Technology Connection

By Robert Yokl | June 11, 2015

How do we save money on high-dollar technology purchases (i.e. MMIS software) with value analysis? Let’s start with the budget…

Hospital Supply Value Analysis Analytics: The Key to Success

By Robert Yokl | June 11, 2015

I have been using the term value analytics as shorthand for value analysis analytics for some time now, but I…

Hospital Value Analysis: 10 Best Practices in the U.S.

By Robert Yokl | June 11, 2015

We are all searching for the best practices (benchmarks) in value analysis in order to obtain greater savings yields and…

Hospital Value Analysis Teams: Getting Results Without Authority

By Robert Yokl | June 11, 2015

One of the challenges every hospital value analysis team member has wrestled with is getting results without authority. We have…

Healthcare Value Analysis Process Fallacy

By Robert Yokl | June 11, 2015

One big fallacy about healthcare value analysis processes is that you need to be an “expert” in the product, service…

Are You Experiencing "Groundhog Day" with Your Hospital’s Value Analysis Committee and Teams?

By Robert Yokl | June 11, 2015

I’m sure you remember the movie with Bill Murray called “Groundhog Day” where Murray is a TV weatherman who is…

Unlocking Savings Opportunities: The Physician’s Role

By Robert Yokl | June 11, 2015

Your first reaction to this article’s title might be, “I didn’t know physicians had a role in saving money since…

“Circle of Confluence” Strategy Reduces Clinicians’ Fear of Change

By Robert Yokl | June 11, 2015

Push or pull clinicians in the direction of change, and they’ll probably resist. Embrace them instead and you’ll increase your…

Unleash Your Hospital’s Supply Chain Savings Potential

By Robert Yokl | June 11, 2015

No matter the size of your healthcare organization or the extent of your supply chain staff you can rethink and…