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…

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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…

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Answers to Your Most Burning Questions About Healthcare Supply Category Management

Our healthcare supply chain business has been throwing around a term called “category management” for a few years now that could be interpreted differently by individual supply chain managers. To clear up any misunderstanding about this relatively new supply chain term, I thought I would answer the most burning questions I’m hearing about this topic below

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Top Three Value Analysis Analytics Measurements For Supply Chain/Value Analysis Managers To Ensure That They Will Hit Their Supply Expense Savings Goals Every Year

You can be like a blind archer and not hit your supply chain expense savings goals in any given year.…

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A Back to Basics Approach to Big Supply Chain Double-Digit Savings Results

We all are looking for new strategies, tactics or techniques to improve our supply chain  savings yield.  Yet, have you ever considered that going “ Back to Basics” as the best course of action to gain double-digit savings results? If not, here is a checklist of six strategies, tactics or techniques you need to revisit every year to get your savings engine in high gear:

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