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.

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  • Working with peers to solve important issues
  • Focusing on a variety of domains from efficiency to patient safety
  • Accessing resources to help your organization improve

$ 107 M

Aggregate value in 2020 resulting from PI Collaborative projects


Fewer readmissions from our stroke, COPD and high utilizers 2021 projects


Fewer patient days from our opioid and sepsis 2021 projects

How can our collaboratives help you? 

Outcomes data demonstrate that organizations participating in health care collaboratives have better results and reduce patient harm at a greater rate than nonparticipants. Experiences of participating members include:

  • A reduction in patient harm and readmissions, extending to lives saved
  • Increased revenue by eliminating potential value-based purchasing penalties imposed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

From networking with peers and learning from work they’ve already completed to accessing resources from other projects within the program, the Vizient Performance Improvement Collaboratives and Benchmarking Studies program is sure to accelerate improvement at your organization. 

Interdisciplinary communication helps Barnes-Jewish achieve lower sepsis mortality

Barnes-Jewish Hospital’s participation in the Early Sepsis Recognition Collaborative project helped them achieve higher compliance in the SEP-1 bundle and led to a lower sepsis mortality rate. 

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Collaboration between members and experts

Comprehensive Pain Management Guide

Chronic pain and pain management continue to be drivers of health care needs for those who suffer in the U.S. With the decrease of opioids to treat pain and increased awareness of other pain management therapies, this report will guide clinicians in their work to implement a comprehensive approach to pain management as regulations evolve.

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1. Gaskin DJ, Richard P. The economic costs of pain in the United States. J Pain. 2012;13(8):715-724.

$635 billion

In the U.S., chronic pain costs as much as $635 billion per year and affects almost one-third of the population.1

Lehigh Valley Health System improves mortality index

Learn how the Vizient Enhanced Mortality Review Collaborative helped Lehigh Valley Health System identify specific areas for clinical quality performance improvement and how Vizient worked with the health system to compare its performance with similar-sized hospitals. Matt McCambridge, chief quality officer and Marlene Ritter, director of quality at Lehigh Valley Health System, discuss their participation in the Vizient Enhanced Mortality Review Collaborative and the resulting performance improvement.

Vizient members have exclusive access to various performance improvement resources.

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