5 Things Supply Chain Leaders Need to Do to Avoid Coronavirus Cost Overruns

By Robert Yokl | March 31, 2020 | Comments Off on 5 Things Supply Chain Leaders Need to Do to Avoid Coronavirus Cost Overruns

Supply chain leaders are being challenged in many new ways by the coronavirus pandemic we are now experiencing. Yet, at…

The Role of Value Analysis Teams in the World of Value-Based Purchasing

By Robert Yokl | March 24, 2020 | Comments Off on The Role of Value Analysis Teams in the World of Value-Based Purchasing

“The Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program, designed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), adjusts what Medicare pays…

Four Healthcare Supply Chain Challenges You Need to Heed for 2020 and Beyond

By Robert Yokl | March 17, 2020 | Comments Off on Four Healthcare Supply Chain Challenges You Need to Heed for 2020 and Beyond

No one said that healthcare supply chain management would be easy in 2020, but it appears that the challenges that…

Podcast 54 – Value Analysis Evolution: The Commitment to Excellence

By Robert Yokl | March 16, 2020 | Comments Off on Podcast 54 – Value Analysis Evolution: The Commitment to Excellence

The dynamics of value analysis in healthcare have radically changed for the better in the last 20 years. We have…

Three Key Areas for Dramatically Lowering Your Supply Chain Expenses

By Robert Yokl | March 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Three Key Areas for Dramatically Lowering Your Supply Chain Expenses

“The pace of decline of profitability margins is slower than it has been in past years, but they are still…

3 Reasons Why Data-Based Decision Making is the Future of Supply Chain Expense Management

By Robert Yokl | March 3, 2020 | Comments Off on 3 Reasons Why Data-Based Decision Making is the Future of Supply Chain Expense Management

Hospital, system, and IDN’s price savings are slowly disappearing as a new age of supply chain expense management is emerging.…

3 High-Impact Savings Areas to Increase Your Hospital, System, or IDN’s Bottom Line

By Robert Yokl | February 25, 2020 | Comments Off on 3 High-Impact Savings Areas to Increase Your Hospital, System, or IDN’s Bottom Line

Based on our review of healthcare organization financials in 2019, we see that most hospitals, systems, and IDNs are generating…

Podcast 53 – 3 Ways to Plug Your Leaky Savings Bucket

By Robert Yokl | February 21, 2020 | Comments Off on Podcast 53 – 3 Ways to Plug Your Leaky Savings Bucket

Imagine a bucket filled with a dozen holes. Now, imagine trying to keep that bucket full of water by adding…

4 Reasons Why Data Visualization is The Best Way to Sell Your Savings Ideas

By Robert Yokl | February 18, 2020 | Comments Off on 4 Reasons Why Data Visualization is The Best Way to Sell Your Savings Ideas

It’s been our experience that the easiest way for our clients to sell their savings ideas to their department heads…

5 Emerging Purchased Services Best Practices You Need to Know About

By Robert Yokl | February 11, 2020 | Comments Off on 5 Emerging Purchased Services Best Practices You Need to Know About

Purchased services management (PSM) is a relatively new discipline for many supply chain professionals. That’s why it is important for…