Random and enduring shortages of essential medications for pediatrics have been a persistent problem for U.S. hospitals. As part of Vizient’s ongoing commitment to ending supply interruptions, the Novaplus® Enhanced Supply Program was launched in 2020 to help ensure the availability of essential pediatric and adult medications and products for members and it’s making a big difference.
The shift toward using sustainable, safer products in health care is more than a trend. For many organizations, sustainability goals are built into everyday business practices that advance health care’s mission to do no harm. Vizient has expanded its Environmentally Preferred Sourcing program with the launch of its environmentally preferred (EP) flooring portfolio, making it easier for members to promote a healthier indoor environment for our members, their employees and their patients.
As the country continues to recover from the COVID-19 global pandemic and the disruption it caused to the health care supply chain as well as social issues that occurred during 2020, a growing number of members were looking at diversifying their suppliers and demonstrating their commitment to them, many of which were local. In response, Vizient launched its 2021 Supply Chain Leadership Series: Spotlight on Supplier Diversity Expert Panel, a four-part webinar series featuring guest speakers from member organizations who share best practices and challenges.
Vizient’s latest Medical Device Tech Watch helps service line leaders stay up to date with technology advancements, best practices, and updated industry guidelines for optimal patient care in orthopedics and cardiology. This issue also covers the growing use of Orthobiologics, examines how data can improve implantable device programs and provides an executive perspective on clinical and supply chain integration. Read More
Please enjoy our Winter Reading List, a compilation of our most popular newsletter stories and blogs about clinical and care delivery, research and insights and supply chain issues from 2021. We hope it helps spark inspiration for the new year.
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