Case study

Cohort focuses on improvements for advanced practice providers

The Vizient Member Networks Central region established a cohort to improve the professional development of their advanced practice providers (APPs) and optimize their use. Using data from Vizient Clinical Team Insights scorecards, members were able to improve in eight of the nine domains assessed by the solution.

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21%

The Vizient Central APP Improvement Community surpassed its goal to achieve 21% improvement in building an APP leadership structure.

Vizient Member Networks

Through Vizient Member Networks, leaders can quickly identify issues and problems, find answers faster and implement solutions more rapidly. We connect leaders to learn from each other, improve through collaboration and build solutions to health care’s most pressing problems.

Performance Management Programs

Vizient performance management programs leverage our understanding of national topics and your input on local market dynamics to target topics to meet your needs. Our programs provide a clear and succinct set of solutions that build your capacity for advancing performance and improving outcomes.

Themes for Improvement

Our mission is to strengthen our members’ delivery of high-value care by aligning cost, quality and market performance. To that end, each year we survey network members to determine the direction and focus of our performance improvement offerings, Based on the survey results, expert inputs, and an environmental scan, we identified key themes for our programming.

Education

Consistently delivering high-value care takes committed and unified leadership, along with the right infrastructure. We design both interprofessional opportunities to help leadership teams build the confidence, skill and capability to lead their organizations successfully into the future, and profession-specific educational series. We provide continuing education units for the majority of our programs.

Health Care Rebuilds: Staff Reset

Staffing needs for most health systems will never be the same, with an inevitable emphasis towards more resources for telehealth, intensive care and infectious disease. Learn about creating flexible provider staffing models for rebound, physician compensation and bonus structure with loss of volume and executive and administrative overhead and compensation.

“Thriving in the world ahead will require agile, evidence- and data-based planning and decision-making. Vizient networks and data offerings provide the framework for collaboration, innovation and robust analysis that facilitate rapid learning cycles among members. These are the ingredients that Vizient members will use to lead the way in the realization of the quadruple aim of better health, better health care, lower health care costs and greater joy in delivering care.”

William A. Bornstein, MD, PhD
Chief Medical Officer and Chief Quality Officer, Emory Healthcare

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