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.
Hospital leadership faces an undeniably hard challenge: regaining financial stability, finding a relevant post-Covid competitive vision, and energizing teams with a renewed sense of purpose. But fighting back is the hospital job of the moment.
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.
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.
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.
Workforce shortages and increased workloads have led to burnout and high turnover among healthcare staff, especially nurses. As Vizient CEO Byron Jobe writes, nurse retention programs are a proven way for providers to improve turnover rates and reduce cost...
In an environment unlike anything any of us have experienced, regaining financial equilibrium will require a comprehensive view of our organizations and environment as well as an openness to an outcome in which we do things very differently.
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.