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Value Analysis Learnings from the Pandemic
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When: Wednesday, April 15, 2020
12:00 PM
Where: United States

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Announcing a new practice series from AHVAP


Value Analysis Learnings from the Pandemic


Beginning April 15th and running daily except weekends until April 28th

@ Noon Eastern Daylight Time

  • 30 minute facilitated round table format series
  • 20 minutes panel discuss and 10 minutes audience participation. 
  • Series will be recorded and accessed through the AHVAP website at

Topics by Date*

    4/15/2020       PPE Sourcing & Validation   

Laura Polson, President AHVAP,  Director Clinical Quality Value Analysis - Baptist Health KY&IN

Key points from development of processes, sources of accurate information & product validation to decision making data and critical learnings will be discussed.

     4/16/2020       Preparing for Surge Capacity  

Sue Knapp, Past President AHVAP, semi-retired, experienced Emergency Preparedness Coord– Highland Hospital, Rochester, NY  

Chris Hannon, AHVAP Treasurer, Manager Value Analysis Program, Hackensack Meridian Health, NJ

Listen in as VA professionals pass on their knowledge of what, when, how and with whom to plan for surge;  what learnings informed their plans and how to monitor success

      4/17/2020       Respiratory Supply Chain   

Garry Kauffman, RRT, Manager at Kauffman Consulting, former Admin Director Respiratory Services, Wake Forest Baptist  

Laura Polson, President AHVAP, Director Clinical Quality Value Analysis - Baptist Health KY&IN

Patient demand for respiratory care services is crucial in treating Covid19 disease which also effects the types of supplies required.  Availability and sourcing of common and not so common supplies will be shared and how the relationship between VA & Respiratory Care Services is critical for success.

4/20/2020       Laboratory Testing                                                     

4/21/2020       Conservation:  Back to the Future                 

4/22/2020       Learnings Continue: Tips and Tricks              

4/23/2020       ED Triage: from screening to admit               

4/24/2020       Re-sterilization Reprocessing:   Helping Yourself

4/27/2020       Internal Communication Pathways:   What’s working, what’s not

4/28/2020       Strategies:  Changing Tactics                         

*any changes will be announced

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