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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4 Ways for Healthcare Value Analysis Professionals to Shine in 2019

Value analysis has been in the healthcare lexicon for about 30 years, but it has only come into its own…

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How to Sell the Concept of Supply Utilization Management to Your Senior Leadership

Up until recently, supply expense management was all about best pricing, standardization and compliance to GPO contracts; that’s how supply…

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5 Key Best Practices for Sustainable Hospital Supply Chain Expense Management

There is Never Just One Right Strategy to Controlling Supply Expenses, the Key is Deploying a Set of Strategies, Tools and Methods that Once Put In Place Will Help You Control and Sustain Your Supply Chain Expenses Indefinitely

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Healthcare Supply Chain Managers Need to Protect Their Future with Supply Utilization Management

The winds of change are upon us (e.g., value-based purchasing, bundled payments, Medicare/Medicaid managed care, third-party mandates, price pressures and…

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3 Critical Mistakes Healthcare Organizations Are Making with Their Supply Utilization Management Programs

If you have spent any time searching for utilization misalignments (i.e., wasteful and inefficient consumption, misuse, misapplication, and value mismatches)…

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