The Four Stages of Value Analysis Maturity: Where Do You Fit into this Continuum?

By my estimation, healthcare value analysis has a 40-year history in the healthcare industry.  Along the way, hospitals, systems and IDNs have developed, sometimes in a vacuum, their own value analysis model.  Based on our empirical experience, here are the four stages of value analysis maturity and where we see healthcare organizations on this continuum:

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Five New Stratagems That Will Transform Your Purchase Service Cost Management Efforts Evermore

I think that just about everyone in healthcare supply chain/value analysis management realizes that there are savings in the range…

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Four Ways Your Supply Value Analysis Program Needs to Evolve in 2019

If your supply value analysis program doesn’t evolve, trust me, it will eventually stagnate.  This is because you can’t be…

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Three Ways That a Strategic Vision Can Make Your Value Analysis Teams Invincible

We are always preaching that a Strategic Value Analysis Plan (revised annually) is mission critical to your value analysis program’s…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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