3 Things Healthcare Every Value Analysis Practitioner Should Know About Selecting Their VA Projects

By Robert Yokl | September 25, 2018 | Comments Off on 3 Things Healthcare Every Value Analysis Practitioner Should Know About Selecting Their VA Projects

As your GPO and local contracts yield less and less savings into today’s healthcare marketplace, which we call cost savings…

5 Lessons for a Successful GPO Conversion

By Robert Yokl | September 18, 2018 | Comments Off on 5 Lessons for a Successful GPO Conversion

It seems to us that 10-percent of the healthcare marketplace is changing their primary GPO at any given time, which…

Podcast 43 – 6 Reasons Why You Need to Move Your Organization Towards Supply Utilization Management Now

By Robert Yokl | September 17, 2018 | Comments Off on Podcast 43 – 6 Reasons Why You Need to Move Your Organization Towards Supply Utilization Management Now

Just like the value analysis revolution that we experienced in the early 2000’s to the present we are now seeing…

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

By Robert Yokl | September 11, 2018 | Comments Off on 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…

Podcast 42 – 4 Things Supply Chain Leaders Need to Know about the Benefits of Benchmarking

By Robert Yokl | September 7, 2018 | Comments Off on Podcast 42 – 4 Things Supply Chain Leaders Need to Know about the Benefits of Benchmarking

If you are a frequent reader of our blog, you would know that we are very high on hospital supply…

Why It’s Almost Impossible to Learn Much from Another Value Analysis Program and What to Do About it

By Robert Yokl | September 5, 2018 | Comments Off on Why It’s Almost Impossible to Learn Much from Another Value Analysis Program and What to Do About it

I just recently viewed two value analysis program presentations given at a national supply chain conference by two seasoned value…

5 Mission Critical Benefits of Developing a Strategic Value Analysis Plan to Re-energize Your VA Program

By Robert Yokl | August 28, 2018 | Comments Off on 5 Mission Critical Benefits of Developing a Strategic Value Analysis Plan to Re-energize Your VA Program
VA Strategic Plan

We often hear from value analysis practitioners who have been on their VA job for one, two or even three…

Hospital Value Analysis Analytics: The New Science of Savings

By Robert Yokl | August 21, 2018 | Comments Off on Hospital Value Analysis Analytics: The New Science of Savings

If you are honest with yourself, you know that your price and standardization savings are disappearing.  Yet, your healthcare organization…

3 Surefire Ways to Perform Evidence-Based Value Analysis

By Robert Yokl | August 14, 2018 | Comments Off on 3 Surefire Ways to Perform Evidence-Based Value Analysis

We have been hearing a lot about evidence-based value analysis in our hospital supply chain conferences and publications, yet there…

3 Actionable Tips on How to Increase Your Price Savings

By Robert Yokl | August 7, 2018 | Comments Off on 3 Actionable Tips on How to Increase Your Price Savings

All supply chain leaders are looking for the edge to increase their price savings, therefore, most believe that by joining…