Supply Utilization Management Isn’t a One-Time Event

By Robert Yokl | April 26, 2016 | Comments Off on Supply Utilization Management Isn’t a One-Time Event

If you think that supply utilization management (SUM) is a one-time event, then you don’t understand how SUM works. Specifically,…

Is Your Healthcare Supply Utilization Management Like a Slot Machine?

By Robert Yokl | April 19, 2016 | Comments Off on Is Your Healthcare Supply Utilization Management Like a Slot Machine?

To paraphrase an article we recently read, supply utilization management can be just like a slot machine. Think of all…

What Does It Take to Be In the Top 5% In Healthcare Supply Chain Expense Management?

By Robert Yokl | April 12, 2016 | Comments Off on What Does It Take to Be In the Top 5% In Healthcare Supply Chain Expense Management?

I think that everyone wants to be at the very top of their savings game, which we call the top…

How Competition Can Quickly Drive Down Your Clinical Departments’ Utilization Costs by Double Digits

By Robert Yokl | April 7, 2016 | Comments Off on How Competition Can Quickly Drive Down Your Clinical Departments’ Utilization Costs by Double Digits

I’m sure you have discovered, after much frustration, that you can’t manage and control everything your healthcare organization is buying…

How Healthcare Supply Utilization and Purchase Service Analytics Can Accelerate Your Savings

By Robert Yokl | March 29, 2016 | Comments Off on How Healthcare Supply Utilization and Purchase Service Analytics Can Accelerate Your Savings

Every healthcare supply chain organization is looking for new sources of accelerated savings to stem the tide of their healthcare…

Beyond Healthcare Value Analysis: Integrating Cost and Quality Measures Into Your VA Studies

By Robert Yokl | March 29, 2016 | Comments Off on Beyond Healthcare Value Analysis: Integrating Cost and Quality Measures Into Your VA Studies

I hope you are aware that Medicare is planning to increase their quality reimbursement measures from 30% to 50% over…

How to Use Healthcare Utilization Analytics to Engage Clinicians

By Robert Yokl | March 29, 2016 | Comments Off on How to Use Healthcare Utilization Analytics to Engage Clinicians

Why climb a mountain when you can take an elevator? The mountain is a metaphor for you trying to change…

Creating the Capabilities to Become a Peak Performer in Healthcare Supply Expense Management

By Robert Yokl | March 29, 2016 | Comments Off on Creating the Capabilities to Become a Peak Performer in Healthcare Supply Expense Management

We all know that service quality has been at the forefront of healthcare supply chain management for decades. That’s the…

Must Have Multiple Savings Systems If You Want To Reach Healthcare Supply Chain Expense Peak Performance

By Robert Yokl | March 29, 2016 | Comments Off on Must Have Multiple Savings Systems If You Want To Reach Healthcare Supply Chain Expense Peak Performance

We all know that having great people is a necessary element for having great supply chain expense savings results, but…

Are You Really Controlling Your Healthcare Organization’s Supply Expense Budget?

By Robert Yokl | March 29, 2016 | Comments Off on Are You Really Controlling Your Healthcare Organization’s Supply Expense Budget?

We are aware of healthcare organizations who have worked very hard one year to reduce their fiscal year supply expenses…