News Roundup

  • Vizient offers findings on patients and families as educators in health care. The survey, conducted in collaboration with the Institute for Patient-and Family-Centered Care, reveals areas of opportunity for health care organizations to develop sustainable and meaningful educational involvement of patients and families to improve outcomes in quality and patient experiences of care. More via Healthcare Purchasing News
  • The health care industry was one of the industries that the pandemic hit the hardest, requiring a massive shift towards telemedicine for patient care. Vizient and its subsidiary Sg2 recently released a forecast that projects a rapid recovery of volume for most health care services, followed by a significant shift in the delivery of health care services. More via Journal of Healthcare Contracting
  • White, brown bagging requirements cost hospitals $310 million annually. U.S. hospitals are spending $310 million annually to manage the additional clinical, operational, logistical and patient care work associated with white and brown bagging requirements, according to a new Vizient report. More via Managed Healthcare Executive
  • Vizient examines growing disease prevalence and technical innovation in atrial fibrillation detection. The latest edition of Medical Device Tech Watch offers current and future treatment options for these disorders as well as best practices for interventional procedural areas in cardiology. More via Healthcare Purchasing News

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Published: October 19, 2021