Weathering the Supply Availability Storm: Be Prepared

11/29/18
Like any business that relies on manufacturers across the globe for supplies, the health care industry sees its share of random product back orders, allocation situations and outright supply shortages. The causes for these disruptions can vary but the effect is always the same: supply chain personnel scrambling to figure out ways to manage until supply availability is restored. More

Make the Right Connections to Avoid Adverse Events

11/29/18
Two deaths, 24 serious injuries and 32 device malfunctions. Those are the number of reports received by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) since 2011 related to enteral device misconnections. And despite the educational and awareness efforts of many organizations, misconnections continue to occur. More

Environmentally Preferred Purchasing Simplified with Vizient Member Dashboard

11/29/18
Environmental sustainability isn’t just a buzzword. Recent studies have shown that 92 percent of physicians and 88 percent of health system executives agree that environmental sustainability provides long-term cost savings. More

Program Brings Much-Needed Visibility to Pediatric Products

11/29/18
For physicians and clinicians focused on caring for pediatric patients, the launch of a new pediatric device or technology is often cause for celebration. More