Guest Blog: A Systematic Approach to Caring for the Chronically Ill

09/13/16
Health care spending in the U.S. exceeds $3 trillion per year and 10 percent of the population – the chronically ill – accounts for approximately 60 percent of that cost. Those patients are distinguished by their complex medical conditions that often require costly interventions.  More

How to Win the Data Conversation

09/13/16
“That data isn’t correct.” Those four words are what every hospital’s data analysts must be prepared to hear and respond to at some point in every presentation they make. What they say next is critical and the stakes are high. How they respond can be the difference between More

Take Action to Make the Most Impact on Your Organization's Star Rating

09/13/16
In an article posted by Managed Healthcare Executive on August 14, Vizient’s David Levine, MD, FACEP, vice president of advanced analytics and informatics, provided an overview of CMS’ rating methodology and the resulting issues it creates for hospitals and consumers More

Vizient’s NQDB Recognized as Source for Magnet Reporting

09/13/16
More than 100 years ago, the use of applied statistics and data visualization was pioneered in the field of nursing. Today, we call it “big data” and nurse leaders in hospitals across the country tap into it every day to not only improve their processes More