Wednesday, May 9, 2018


11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. CT


1 hour


Performance Management Series

Health care is becoming increasingly complex, with a greater focus on outcomes. As a result, the use of team-based care is more important than ever. Hospitals must learn how to optimize the use of advanced practice providers, who comprise a large percentage of these teams.

Join Vizient® for a webcast on May 9 to learn how Vanderbilt University Medical Center uses team-based care to drive more comprehensive, effective and safe care. Strategies that can optimize the use of advanced practice providers across the continuum will also be highlighted.

Learning objectives

  • Describe the evolution of the advanced practice provider in both the inpatient and ambulatory care settings
  • Recognize the advanced practice professional’s perspective and insight into optimizing their skills across the continuum
  • Enumerate leading practices for integrating and optimizing advanced practice providers in an effort to drive improvement


  • Robert Dean, DO, MBA
    Senior Vice President, Performance Management, Vizient
  • Jayne Willingham, MSN, MBA
    Vice President, Nursing Programs, Vizient


  • Clifford Lee Parmley, MD, JD
    Chief of Staff, Professor of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • April N. Kapu, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC
    Associate Nursing Officer, Director of Office of Advanced Practice, Vanderbilt University Medical Center