Value Analysis Evolution: The Commitment to Excellence

By Robert Yokl | February 4, 2020 | Comments Off on 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…

How to Select the Best Value Analysis Software for Your Healthcare Organization

By Robert Yokl | January 28, 2020 | Comments Off on How to Select the Best Value Analysis Software for Your Healthcare Organization

Value analysis is now a best practice at all healthcare organizations in the United States. But what about value analysis…

5 Ways to Save Big on Your Supply Chain Expenses in 2020

By Robert Yokl | January 21, 2020 | Comments Off on 5 Ways to Save Big on Your Supply Chain Expenses in 2020

If you are still searching for more big supply chain expense savings ideas for 2020, you have come to the…

How Cloud-Based Value Analysis Software Can Positively Change Your VA Business

By Robert Yokl | January 14, 2020 | Comments Off on How Cloud-Based Value Analysis Software Can Positively Change Your VA Business

If you aren’t familiar with cloud-based software (or software that runs on the Internet instead of on a computer service…

3 Ways to Reduce Waste and Inefficiencies Within Your Supply Chain Expenses

By Robert Yokl | January 7, 2020 | Comments Off on 3 Ways to Reduce Waste and Inefficiencies Within Your Supply Chain Expenses

2020 is a new year with new challenges for supply chain professionals. As we see it, supply chain executives’ biggest…

3 Ways to Plug Your Leaky Savings Bucket

By Robert Yokl | December 17, 2019 | Comments Off on 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…

Turn Your Supply Chain Expense Data Into Actionable Insights

By Robert Yokl | December 10, 2019 | Comments Off on Turn Your Supply Chain Expense Data Into Actionable Insights

Data (i.e., information, facts, statistics, figures, and numbers) in and of itself, has no value. Only when your data is…

Why End-to-End Standardization Can Be Harmful to Your Healthcare Organization’s Financial Health

By Robert Yokl | December 3, 2019 | Comments Off on Why End-to-End Standardization Can Be Harmful to Your Healthcare Organization’s Financial Health

I recently read an article quoting a physician promoting end-to-end standardization of supplies, devices, and implants which, from his point…

3 Supply Chain Expense Optimization Secrets You Need to Improve Your Margins

By Robert Yokl | November 26, 2019 | Comments Off on 3 Supply Chain Expense Optimization Secrets You Need to Improve Your Margins

A survey by Sage Growth Partners reveals that nearly all hospital leaders believe that supply chain optimization can improve their…

Podcast 52 – Why Many Supply Chain Professionals Don’t Believe Big Utilization Savings are Realizable

By Robert Yokl | November 21, 2019 | Comments Off on Podcast 52 – Why Many Supply Chain Professionals Don’t Believe Big Utilization Savings are Realizable

During a recent conversation that Robert W. Yokl (SVAH’s VP, Supply Chain & VA) had with a system supply chain…