Total Value Management: The Evolution of Value Analysis

American hospitals and health systems must balance financial pressures, technological innovation, and the ever-changing expectations of their patients, professional staff, and regulators. Whether a hospital can adapt to these demands depends in large measure on its ability to assess value. Hospitals and even different departments within the same hospital tend to exhibit a variety of stages in the measurement of value.

Download the Total Value Management white paper written by TractManager’s value analysis experts, Dee Donatelli, Dr. Mark Kestner, Dr. Kristin Stitt, and Dr. Winifred Hayes, and learn how to mature from making event-based decisions to creating and sustaining an evidence-driven culture of collaboration.

Winifred S. Hayes, Chief Executive Officer, Hayes

Winifred S. Hayes, founded Hayes, Inc., in 1989 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer.

Mark S. Kestner, Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Mark Kestner, Chief Medical Officer with TractManager, is a surgeon with deep leadership experience in military, university, integrated delivery, and especially community-based healthcare systems. For the last five years he has consulted with healthcare organizations in the areas of reimbursement, quality of care, resource utilization, and case management. At the same time, he has served as Chief Medical Innovation Officer with Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno, Calif., an academic teaching center for the University of California San Francisco.

Kristin Stitt, Value Analysis Consulting Manager

Kristin Stitt is an experienced healthcare professional with more than 25 years in practice. She is an Adult Nurse Practitioner, with specialty training in Cardiovascular Wellness and Prevention, and her experience has included direct patient care as a nurse and advanced practice nurse in critical care, hospice, trauma, and cardiology.

Dee Donatelli, VP of Professional Services

Dee Donatelli joined TractManager in 2018 as the director of Value Analysis Consulting. She is chair-elect of the 2019 board of the Association for Healthcare Resource and Materials Management (AHRMM) and the former president of the Association of Healthcare Value Analysis Professionals (AHVAP), where she helped facilitate the creation of Value Analysis Certification. In October 2015, Dee was inducted into the Bellwether League and currently serves on the League’s board of directors

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