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…

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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…

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Measuring What Matters Is Crucial to The Success of Your Healthcare Supply Chain Operations

We are often asked to build into our value analysis software products metrics, like cost per adjusted discharge per new product request, that to us don’t seem to have any bearing on the success of a healthcare organizations value analysis program.  That’s why it is crucial to the success of your supply chain operations to measure what matters and eliminate measurements that have no impact on your supply chain performance. 

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4 Secrets on How to Adapt to a Changing Healthcare Supply Chain Marketplace

It’s predicted by 2020 that healthcare supply chain expenses will eclipse labor as a major cost driver for healthcare organizations. Even if this prediction if only half right it still means that supply chain will be under the spotlight to manage their hospital, system or IDN’s supply chasing expenses with the utmost skill, astuteness and professionalism. Here are six ideas on how to prepare for this eventuality:

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Five New Stratagems That Will Transform Your Purchase Service Cost Management Efforts Evermore

I think that just about everyone in healthcare supply chain/value analysis management realizes that there are savings in the range…

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What Happens When the Products, Services and Technologies You Buy Are in The Hands of Your Customers?

We all assume that when we buy a product, service or a technology for our customers that it is used…

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