Create a Value Analysis Program That Impacts Your Healthcare Organization’s Reimbursement, Delivers Even Greater Value, and Enhances Patient Care

By Robert Yokl | December 12, 2017 | Comments Off on Create a Value Analysis Program That Impacts Your Healthcare Organization’s Reimbursement, Delivers Even Greater Value, and Enhances Patient Care

Now that U.S. healthcare systems report that 29% (and growing by 6% annually) of their payments are from alternative payment…

Optimize, Automate, and Outsource: An Incredibly Easy Productivity Method That Can Work for All Healthcare Supply Chain Leaders

By Robert Yokl | December 5, 2017 | Comments Off on Optimize, Automate, and Outsource: An Incredibly Easy Productivity Method That Can Work for All Healthcare Supply Chain Leaders

We at SVAH believe that we could all gain from better supply chain productivity (i.e., greater output per unit of…

Boost Your Healthcare Organization’s Bottom Line by Consistently Applying These Five Basic Non-Salary Expense Management Fundamentals

By Robert Yokl | November 28, 2017 | Comments Off on Boost Your Healthcare Organization’s Bottom Line by Consistently Applying These Five Basic Non-Salary Expense Management Fundamentals

“Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.” Jim Rohm, the…

Why Do Healthcare Supply Chain Managers Work So Hard to Achieve a Supply Expense Savings Opportunity Only to Have the Savings Fade Away or Not Materialize as Planned, Promised, or Guaranteed?

By Robert Yokl | November 14, 2017 | Comments Off on Why Do Healthcare Supply Chain Managers Work So Hard to Achieve a Supply Expense Savings Opportunity Only to Have the Savings Fade Away or Not Materialize as Planned, Promised, or Guaranteed?

The Key to Sustainable Supply Expense Savings is to Continually Track, Trend, and Then Verify Savings Over the Long Term…

Contract Savings Validation Will Improve Your Healthcare Organization’s Supply Expense Savings Yields, On Average, by 23% to 32%

By Robert Yokl | November 7, 2017 | Comments Off on Contract Savings Validation Will Improve Your Healthcare Organization’s Supply Expense Savings Yields, On Average, by 23% to 32%

Moving to the Next Level of Contract Management Performance Are you holding your vendors accountable for their promises and guarantees?…

The Five Most Common Supply Utilization Management Mistakes That Are Holding Back Huge Savings for Most Healthcare Organizations

By Robert Yokl | October 31, 2017 | Comments Off on The Five Most Common Supply Utilization Management Mistakes That Are Holding Back Huge Savings for Most Healthcare Organizations

Boost Your Healthcare Organization’s Bottom Line Almost Overnight It’s not getting easier to save money, especially as it is related…

Triangulate Your Healthcare Supply Chain Analytics for Superior Irrefutable Results

By Robert Yokl | October 24, 2017 | Comments Off on Triangulate Your Healthcare Supply Chain Analytics for Superior Irrefutable Results

No One Benchmark, Statistic, or Metric Tells the Whole Story Healthcare supply chain analytics is becoming even more mission critical…

Value Analysis 2.0: New Rules, Systems, and Models for Long-Lasting Healthcare Supply Chain Double-Digit Savings Performance

By Robert Yokl | October 17, 2017 | Comments Off on Value Analysis 2.0: New Rules, Systems, and Models for Long-Lasting Healthcare Supply Chain Double-Digit Savings Performance

Price is Dead. We Now Need to Move to Savings Beyond Price™ We had an “aha” moment last week when…

Getting Past the Supply Chain Credibility Gap

By Robert Yokl | October 10, 2017 | Comments Off on Getting Past the Supply Chain Credibility Gap

Your Healthcare Organization’s CFOs are Expecting and Inspecting Whether Your Price, Standardization, and Utilization Savings Are Sticking The world of…

3 Most Critical Mistakes Hospitals, Systems, & IDNs Are Frequently Making with Their Supply Utilization Management

By Robert Yokl | October 3, 2017 | Comments Off on 3 Most Critical Mistakes Hospitals, Systems, & IDNs Are Frequently Making with Their Supply Utilization Management

Hospitals, systems, and IDNs are saying they are attacking their utilization misalignments (i.e., wasteful and inefficient consumption, misuse, misapplication, and…