Vizient members:
View our latest COVID-19 updates

Our COVID-19 member resources provide the latest clinical, surgical and pharmacy supply updates, including information from the Vizient Disaster Response team, suppliers, regulatory agencies and industry organizations.

Visit the COVID-19 member resources page

Navigate technology used during the COVID-19 pandemic

TechFlash Reports provide a concise summary of the available clinical evidence, with additional discussion on the technology significance, current practice and alternatives, patient selection criteria, financial issues and recommendations.

Developed by our performance management subject matter experts, reports related to technology essential to treating COVID-19 patients are made available to the public. Additional reports are available exclusively to participants of Vizient Member Networks.

COVID-19 resources

Vizient has published clinical resources to provide information and increase public health awareness about COVID-19. Current information is disseminated from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These resources provide guidance to assist with effective prevention and further spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Vizient Clinical Resource Guide: COVID-19

Vizient Clinical Resource Guide: Face masks and filtering facepiece respirators

Vizient Clinical Resource Guide: Decontamination methods for filtering facepiece respirators

Vizient Clinical Resource Guide: Decontamination Systems EUA Updates

Vizient Clinical Resource Guide: Personal Protective Equipment EUA Updates

Vizient Clinical Resource Guide: Guide to isolation and surgical gown selection

Vizient Clinical Resource Guide: Nonwoven Fabric PPE Guide

Vizient Clinical Resource Guide: Hand sanitizers FDA recall

At the forefront of pediatric innovation

The Vizient Pediatric Tech Watch delivers information on novel pediatric technologies, devices and pharmaceuticals. This issue covers a variety of topics, such as:

  • Lung protective technologies for the O.R.
  • Virtual reality for pediatric cardiology
  • Effects of COVID-19 on children and pregnant women
Download the Tech Watch

Federal Emergency Management
Agency (FEMA)

Emerging practices

Vizient is committed to ongoing research of Vizient members’ emerging practices and other related updates to federal and regulatory guidelines in support of efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. As new information surfaces, updates will be provided.

The CDC has recommended strategies for hospitals to optimize their supply of N95 masks stratified by the severity of their shortage. Read more about it in the Emerging Practice Summary: Reprocessing of N95 masks during severe shortages.

 

Learn about the Novaplus Enhanced Supply Program to improve supply resiliency.