Leveraging Vizient’s Clinical Data Base, Newly Created Index Supports Hospitals’ Health Equity Efforts

12/14/21

“Health equity” and “social determinants of health” (SDoH) are terms often used in health care to brand measured needs in underserved populations and communities. Yet in many of those communities, the connection between people and the issues surrounding those needs is fragmented and disconnected. Vizient is working to change this through the development of a unique vulnerability index that will serve as a singular clinical data index for SDoH at the neighborhood level. Designed to support members' existing health equity strategy, the Vizient Vulnerability Index can save hospitals and health systems from having to embark on similar indexing research.

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Member Networks Deliver Collaborative Power to Solve Health Care’s Most Pressing Issues

12/14/21

Working in today’s hospital or health system can sometimes feel like you’re running the hurdles, uphill, with no finish line in sight. The competition is steep, too, in the form of pressing priorities for executives and caregivers who only want the absolute best for their patients. The good news is Vizient members don’t have to run uphill or jump over hurdles alone. The Vizient member networks program provides access to strategic thought leadership, actionable analytics and peer insights to rapidly solve problems and anticipates future disruption. 

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Report Examines AI-Enabled Ischemic Stroke Detection, Triage and Notification

12/14/21

Vizient’s latest Medical Device Tech Watch provides updates and insights affecting cardiovascular and orthopedic service lines. This issue examines how the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to identify ischemic stroke is reducing delays in treatment and improving clinical outcomes. In addition, our latest publication offers insights on how suppliers are responding to the shift of spine and orthopedics from hospital inpatient to ambulatory surgery centers as well as a case study on improving surgical preference card management. Read More

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12/14/21

The latest news and information from Vizient regarding clinical and care delivery news.

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Four Workforce Imperatives Essential for Every Health Care Organization

10/06/21

The clinical workforce is your health care organization's greatest resource, driving quality patient outcomes, financial health and serving as the ambassador of the organization's brand. Here are four imperatives essential to every health care organizations’ workforce strategy.

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