Trauma-informed care can be a successful strategy for healthcare organizations to prevent violence by integrating person-centered strategies that prioritize safety, minimize triggers and promote empathy and mutual respect.
Amid a macroenvironment of inflation and rising healthcare costs, healthcare leaders should carefully assess these microeconomic trends as part of their hospital-based laboratory decision-making throughout 2024 and beyond.
With a deep understanding of the communities they serve, community health workers are significant resources for healthcare organizations to improve patients’ health literacy and address their clinical and non-clinical needs.
The devices can reduce the discomfort and pain associated with multiple attempts at finding a vein and improve the accuracy and speed of vein location, reducing the need for repeat attempts or more invasive procedures.
Learn about the three briefings that Vizient hosted in 2023 — attended by dozens of Congressional staff and Members of Congress — serving as a platform to remind policymakers of the critical impact of hospitals and health systems in their communities.
Creating a 'glad to be here' culture in healthcare is more than just a motto. It's a mindset that drives excellence and exceptional care. Learn how to merge margin and mission in your organization in the latest blog post from Vizient CEO Byron Jobe.
By leveraging the patent-pending Vizient Vulnerability Index™, healthcare organizations focused on mission and margins can act upstream to directly address SDOH to help reduce preventable admissions in high-needs communities.
As hospitals and health systems work to manage costs while maintaining care quality, surgical tray standardization remains an untapped opportunity for many organizations. But there are ways to streamline instruments and provide additional value.
Cost management, technology adoption and inventory management solutions should be at the center of how supply chain consultants approach their work with hospitals, along with how those areas align with an organization’s specific needs and challenges.
How can health systems take a “Goldilocks” approach to PPE, ensuring they don’t have too much or too little – but rather, a “just right” amount that strikes a balance between financial and clinical requirements?
In today's healthcare landscape, tight margins, disruptors and new digital tools require organizations to take a new approach. Vizient CEO Byron Jobe shares how successful health systems leverage strategic partnerships to solve their biggest challenges.
Healthcare organizations can create larger workforce impacts by ensuring wellness starts at the top with proactive management of psychological hazards and job remodeling to encourage chief nurse executives to “put on their oxygen mask first.”
As electric vehicle adoption continues to rise, hospitals can benefit from implementing EV charging infrastructure in many ways — financially, in their green initiatives, through data-driven insights, and in patient and employee satisfaction.