Collaborate to accelerate improvement at a faster rate

Hospitals are continuously balancing quality with cost to meet patient standards and provide the best patient care in the communities they serve. When the health and safety of the community is at the core of your mission, you need the right strategy, partner and operations to deliver the best patient care — consistently, every day.

Improve your quality management in health care. Our programs help you:

  • Meet standards in an ever-changing regulatory environment
  • Stand out, bringing incredible care to your patients and communities
  • Lead the way in the journey from volume to value

Performance Improvement Collaboratives

Bringing joy back to the workplace

The Joy in the Workplace Collaborative – a Performance Improvement Collaborative – brought together 58 organizations to collectively work on projects in three focus areas: workplace safety and wellness, supportive workplace culture and workplace efficiency.

The project resulted in a cost avoidance of $56M from 96 fewer turnovers among employed physicians.
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CAP2

'Provider' is an all-inclusive term at this pediatric specialty practice group

The Medical College of Wisconsin Children’s Specialty Group completed a leadership structure assessment with the Center for Advancing Provider Practices to assess its current advanced practice leadership structures. A review identified this organization as one with a highly evolved structure.

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Solutions to help you improve your clinical operations and quality

Nurse Residency Program

This yearlong, highly customizable program helps new-to-practice nurses make the transition from academia to clinical practice.

Patient Safety Organization

An AHRQ-listed Patient Safety Organization dedicated to accelerating improvements in patient safety outcomes.

Center for Advancing Provider Practices

A web-based analytic solution designed to help health care organizations assess organizational culture, structure, and processes for the entire provider team.

Accreditation Services

Vizient provides services and resources to help you to stay on top of health care accreditation and regulation.

Performance Improvement Collaboratives and Benchmarking studies

Vizient brings together quality and performance leaders to collaborate on focused problem solving designed to pinpoint performance improvement initiatives. We offer these health care collaboratives as opportunities to network with like-minded members and collaborative with subject matter experts to work on common issues vital to our nation's health care reform. We offer collaborative projects, webinars and archived web resources that combine expert-led research and insights to help you realize top-tier performance in quality, safety and cost effectiveness.

Government programs and awards

Partnership for Patients is a national collaboration run by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to reduce preventable hospital-acquired conditions. Vizient is one of 17 Hospital Improvement Innovation Networks awarded by CMS to support this effort. The Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative is another CMS offering designed to help clinicians achieve large-scale health transformation in the ambulatory setting. Vizient is the largest Practice Transformation Network awarded the opportunity to support this work. Interested members are invited to participate in these programs.

Connect with us to learn how we can help you improve your performance.