Addressing Provider Clinical Documentation Challenges: New Technology Solutions Improve Accuracy

06/21/21

When a gunshot victim arrived at the emergency department of an academic medical center in hemorrhagic shock, clinicians sprang into action to provide immediate, life-saving treatment. Later, when the clinical documentation team looked at the patient’s medical record, it contained incomplete documentation that can have a significant impact on care and costs. Fortunately, solutions are available to help physicians and advanced practice providers improve clinical documentation.

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2021 Vizient Member Awards Celebrate Success, Acknowledge COVID Challenges

06/21/21

As the pandemic surged across the country in 2020, hospitals shifted their focus almost entirely to COVID-19, directing time and resources toward caring for infected patients while maintaining their commitment to hospital-wide performance improvement. Learn how Vizient will take a modified approach to its member awards program for 2021 to recognize member’s unique challenges.

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Forecasting Post-Pandemic Recovery: Sg2 Report Details Rising Acuity and Site of Care Shifts Over the Decade

06/21/21

After unprecedented declines in inpatient admissions and outpatient volumes in 2020, a new report from Sg2 projects a strong recovery for overall patient demands. While this is welcome news for an industry that has been reeling for the last 18 months due to an array of challenges related to the pandemic, digging into the details shows trends that will require shifts in resources and investments by provider organizations.

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Report Shares Digital Health Strategy, COVID-19 Vaccines and Kids and Pediatric Sedation

06/21/21

The latest Vizient Tech Watch: Pediatrics delivers insight on digital health strategies at children’s hospitals, COVID-19 vaccine safety and correlating regulatory requirements to pediatric sedation. Other topics include protecting high-risk patients from unsafe chemicals in the supply chain, innovative pediatric care technologies, new medications and indications and price projections affecting the pediatric market.

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06/21/21

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

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Leadership Rounding: Shifting to a Tracer Approach for Regulatory Compliance

05/05/21

Are you a clinical leader, new accreditation professional or someone who is tired of performing the traditional “audit” to evaluate regulatory compliance? There has to be a better way, right? There is. You can shift from spending your time behind the computer sifting through emails and medical records, to engaging staff in a meaningful way to evaluate the care treatment and services being provided. Oh, and you will still be able to verify regulatory compliance and check the box on the audit form. Let me introduce you to leadership rounding and the tracer approach.

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