Non Labor

Taking cost out of supply chain: Make versus buy

Author Janice Davis, Senior Consultant with Novia Strategies, discusses the benefits of two options to reduce supply chain costs, self-distribution and fee management, in her new blog. As the healthcare industry transitions from volume to value-based care, controlling supply chain costs becomes increasingly important. Supply chain executives must continually seek to reduce cost while operating Read More >

Physician Preference Cards: An OR Director’s Key to Efficiency

Efficiency and cost management – the metrics by which OR Directors live and breathe. Data on First Case On Time Starts, cut to close times, room turnover, supply usage help administrators keep a close eye on how efficiently their perioperative suites are running. And among the tools every OR Director should use to ensure they’re Read More >

5 keys to getting value from your value analysis process

One of the first questions I ask my new clients is about their value analysis review process. Why? Because that’s the rigorous process every hospital and system needs in order to ensure they’re effectively managing supply expenses. You, like almost every CFO and Supply Chain VP I speak with, are probably nodding your head right Read More >

Creating a Roadmap to Sustained Supply Chain Excellence

The client Undergoing rapid expansion of services and physical space, this large midwestern integrated health delivery system found its supply chain service under extreme stress. The challenge To ensure sustainable growth, our client realized they must focus today on supply chain vulnerabilities – starting with a clear understanding of the cultural, strategic and technological issues. Read More >

Novia Strategies Welcomes Janice Davis, Senior Consultant, Non Labor

Novia Strategies continues to grow Non Labor consulting team as Janice Davis joins as Senior Consultant June 2, 2016 POWAY, Calif. — Novia Strategies, one of the nation’s leading clinician-owned healthcare consulting firms, is pleased to welcome Janice Davis to the firm’s Non Labor consulting team as Senior Consultant. “We are excited to have Janice Read More >