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.
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.”
With retail powerhouses, tech titans, venture capitalists and insurance providers reshaping the healthcare terrain, it’s more important than ever for healthcare organizations to realize their patients as customers to compete in the marketplace.
Artificial intelligence is reshaping healthcare, and it's crucial that we navigate this transformation responsibly. Vizient CEO Byron Jobe discusses how healthcare organizations can take steps to adopt these solutions effectively and ethically.
Caring for the patient of the future requires building a workforce with the right mix of skills, roles and functions to tackle the growing list of drivers upending healthcare. These include an increasingly older and more diverse population, navigating the ...
Advantages to testing Direct-to-Employer offerings internally provide healthcare organizations valuable, transferable insights on process, structures, implementation and scalability that will build toward external success.
While gastroenterologists are saving lives with vital endoscopy procedures, they need to be mindful of their own health and well-being, as poor body mechanics and improper ergonomics are negatively impacting their health, productivity and career longevity.
Through recent longitudinal insights on mortality, readmission and length of stay, Vizient’s Performance Improvement Program team shares successful strategies and lessons learned to help healthcare organizations achieve lasting improvements.
By reducing the risk of injury to healthcare workers, these programs can improve job satisfaction, decrease turnover and reduce healthcare costs associated with workers' compensation claims as well as improve patient outcomes.
In support of the health and wellbeing of mothers, Christina Driskill with Vizient’s Patient Safety Organization offers interventions that organizations can implement to create a healthy environment and support postpartum moms.
The key to effectively using supply spend, contract and clinical data is to correctly identify the need and expected result, as well as knowing the available data sources and tools to ensure the desired outcome can be achieved.
Amid growing mergers and acquisitions, healthcare systems can build stronger relationships with new specialists by using key strategies to become a more unified organization, keep referrals in network and drive overall revenue.
Living with loved ones who have dementia, Alzheimer’s disease or other brain illness can be a scary time. In honor of National Alzheimer and Brain Awareness Month, Marilyn Sherrill shares her personal experiences to offer hope.
Whether incorporating non-Western modalities or championing equitable access to facilities and treatments, the future of healthcare isn’t about retrofitting hospitals — it’s about reimagining their capabilities.