Knowledge on the Go

The Vizient PI Collaboratives team hosts podcasts throughout the year on issues related to leading and managing systems, engaging your workforce and optimizing care delivery.

Episodes Date

Hospitals all over the country are overwhelmed by an increasing number of patients with behavioral health issues. Many use the emergency department to access care and end up staying in the hospital fo...
October 5, 2020
Sepsis is a life-threatening infection that kills nearly 270,000 Americans annually.  Another 1.7 million people develop sepsis but survive the experience.  In this podcast, we dive into the work of p...
September 8, 2020
Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, emergency medicine departments faced a myriad of challenges. Dr Tomas Spiegel from the University of Chicago and Dr. Martin Lucenti from Vizient return for part 3 of...
August 3, 2020
Escalating drug costs along with decreasing reimbursement have increased pressure for the pharmacy departments to oversee cost effective medication management. Becky Sillaman, System Director, Clinica...
July 6, 2020
Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, emergency medicine departments faced a myriad of challenges. Dr. Tomas Spiegel from the University of Chicago and Dr. Martin Lucenti from Vizient return for part two...
June 2, 2020
Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, emergency medicine departments faced a myriad of challenges. In this bonus edition to the Emergency Medicine of the Future three-part series, Dr. Thomas Spiegel from...
June 1, 2020
Dr. Carol Solie and Jennifer Gallagher from the Wyoming Medical Center knew they needed better staff training for maternal mortality by post-partum hemorrhage and hypertension. They decided on the obs...
May 4, 2020
Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, emergency medicine departments faced a myriad of challenges. In the first of a three-part series, Dr. Thomas Spiegel from the University of Chicago and Dr Martin Luc...
April 6, 2020
Health care organizations across the country are implementing opioid stewardship programs to address the opioid crisis. BJC HealthCare joined the Vizient performance improvement collaborative hoping t...
April 6, 2020
Lack of access to care is a critical issue facing too many patients and providers.  More and more consumers, clinicians and health care organizations are investing in virtual health as a solution. Vir...
April 6, 2020

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