Blog: Facing the Challenges of the Plasma Market

07/25/19
Plasma-derived therapeutics are part of a complex dynamic of global supply chain economics and clinical contributing factors, all of which can affect the ability to obtain the product needed for patient care. More

Findings from Three Vizient Collaboratives to Be Available to All Members

07/25/19
For health care systems across the country, the need to make lasting clinical and operational improvements is greater than ever. And for hundreds of Vizient members, the Vizient Performance Improvement Collaborative Program has provided them with the opportunity to work with peers and Vizient and industry experts to improve in a specific area of care. More

Vizient Hosts Congressional Briefing and Releases Survey on Drug Shortages

07/25/19
On June 26, Vizient hosted the second in a series of Congressional briefings highlighting how hospital providers nationwide are managing and mitigating rising prescription drug costs. Congresswoman Angie Craig (D-Minn.), along with key leaders in the hospital industry discussed solutions such as strategies to increase generic drug competition, enhance supply chain efficiencies, prepare for biosimilar adoption and help avoid drug shortages. More

Customizable Nurse Residency Program Reduces Turnover and Increases Critical Competencies

07/25/19
A nurse’s first job is one of the most exciting and memorable events of his or her career. For many however, the excitement often turns to stress and low confidence after a few months on the job, as the challenges of transitioning from the academic setting to clinical practice set in. More