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

Adults with food insecurities have an increased risk for negative health outcomes, including obesity and chronic disease; and children with food insecurities may be at a higher risk for obesity, devel...
December 5, 2022
This episode features a team using a systemwide approach to communicate quality data and engage their stakeholders. Through this ongoing process, they have forged relationships that have improved pati...
November 22, 2022
CDC statistics suggest that one in three people who die in a hospital have sepsis. Furthermore, in almost 87% of cases the patient had sepsis or a sepsis-causing infection before admission to the hosp...
November 7, 2022
Facilitating access to care for patients is focused on ensuring timely, necessary, and appropriate health care services. Improving access to care is a strategic priority for most health systems and a ...
October 17, 2022
Indirect spending is defined as any purchase or services that are internal or external to a healthcare organization but fall outside of med-surg supplies, pharmacy, physician preference items (PPI), a...
October 3, 2022
Early detection of cancer can dramatically increase the efficacy of curative treatment. Unfortunately, early screening tests exist for only a small number of cancers, meaning most are not diagnosed un...
September 19, 2022
As sepsis continues to be a major cause of death representing a substantial healthcare burden, Vizient hosted a performance improvement collaborative focused on sepsis early recognition. Shannon Hale ...
September 6, 2022
A high reliability organization is an organization that has experienced significant success in avoiding harm within an environment of high complexity and risk. These organizations create a collective ...
August 15, 2022
Jim Lichauer, Meryl Biksacky, and Conor Hanrahan discuss the strategies Intermountain Healthcare implemented to improve their immune globulin utilization.   Guest speaker:Meryl Biksacky, PharmDPharmac...
August 1, 2022
In this episode, IU Health Southern Indiana Physician’s Service Line Administrator discuss their experience with the Redesigning Ambulator Care Collaborative. Each participant chose a performance impr...
July 18, 2022

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