01/24/22

Accelerating the Move Toward Health Equity

By its definition, “acceleration” conjures images of increasing speed to move from one position to another, consistently and quickly with full impact. And yet, as with most challenges for health care organizations today, accelerating change to address an issue like inequality in access to health care is not a “one size fits all” scenario. One innovative approach recently launched by Vizient pulled together over 50 member organizations from 27 states to participate in the Health Equity Strategy Accelerator program, which helps members define and advance their health equity program by determining their organizational readiness, identifying community need and prioritizing strategic steps to move forward with plans. 

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01/24/22

The Vizient CEO Community Experience: A new way for hospital leaders to share ideas and learn from each other in a trusted environment

Leading a large hospital or health system has always been uniquely challenging, but that’s especially true today with so many disruptions in normal operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Hospital CEOs have been seeking creative ideas in many areas, from staffing and other operational issues, to financial and capital concerns, to integrating telehealth into managing the health of the populations they serve. Those are the areas where the new Vizient CEO Community Experience can help CEOs and other executive leaders. 

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01/24/22

In Case You Missed It

The latest news and information from Vizient about research, industry trends and public policy issues affecting the health care delivery system. 

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01/19/22

Sustaining Virtual and Digital Health Beyond the COVID Pandemic: Strategic Questions for Health Care Leaders

As hospitals grapple with how virtual and digital health will change the health care landscape, it’s hard to ignore its continued influence and disruption since the COVID-19 pandemic began nearly two years ago. Care models were operationalized in virtual environments at an exponential pace, and this dramatic shift has forced a reimagination of how to better meet patients’ needs. Vizient and its subsidiary Sg2 explored the rate of adoption nationwide, and how virtual and digital health was stood-up or expanded in response to COVID.

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