Vizient's podcast channels are dedicated to critical issues you face: health care strategy, performance improvement and of course, patient care.  Whether your work is focused on the here and now at the patient's bedside or looking toward the future and your organization's long-term health, our podcasts feature subject matter experts from the Vizient/Sg2 teams and your colleagues across the membership.  Subscribe to our channels on Apple podcasts, Google podcasts, Spotify and Stitcher and new episodes will come right to your phone, tablet or computer every week.

Care to Lead

Care to Lead is your path to success! In Season 2, nursing leaders across a variety of settings and industries will share their candid stories, how they help spur nursing innovation in their respective fields and what nurses in any stage of their career can do to shape the present and future of nursing. The podcast is hosted by Dr. Barbara Seymour and brought to you by the Vizient Chief Nurse Executives Network.
  •   Bernadette Melnyk, Chief Wellness Officer, The Ohio State University

    In this episode, Barbara chats with Dr. Bernadette Melnyk, Chief Wellness Officer at the Ohio State University. Dr. Melnyk is an internationally known expert on evidence-based practice, population health and patient and clinical well-being.    Guest ..
  •   Marcus Engel, Compassion Consultant

    Marcus Engel survived a traumatic car accident that taught him the healing power of compassion and human connection. He uses his experiences and narrative medicine to help caregivers nationwide to rediscover their compassion for the benefit of themse..
  •   Erica DeBoer, Chief Nursing Officer, Sanford Health

    Guest speakers:Erica DeBoer, RN, MA, CCRN-K, CNLChief Nursing OfficerSanford Health Host:Barbara Seymour, DNP, RN, NE-BC, CPPSAssociate Vice President, Member ConnectionsVizient    Show Notes: [1:00] Erica shares her nursing journey and the technolog..
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Crosswinds

Crosswinds is a series of casual conversations with national thought leaders hosted by Tom Robertson, executive director of the Vizient Research Institute. New episodes released every month feature the brightest people in health care considering questions that others haven't thought to ask – always remarkable, never exactly what you'd expect, and having fun along the way. Crosswinds: Two old friends sitting in comfortable chairs… talking.
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Knowledge on the Go Podcast

The Vizient PI Collaboratives team hosts podcasts throughout the year on issues related to leading and managing systems, engaging your workforce and optimizing care delivery.
  •   Using AI to improve observed mortality

    Artificial Intelligence has been helping improve healthcare for years, but just recently, there has been a seismic shift in capability, buy-in and attention. Healthcare systems across the country are looking into safely and effectively using AI to im..
  •   Hospital-acquired infection improvement journey

    Hospital-acquired infections affect every health organization. These infections may be caused by a variety of pathogens including bacterial, viruses, fungi and parasites. They can lead to increased mobidity, mortality and healthcare costs. Joining us..
  •   Improving sepsis bundle compliance

    Sepsis has long been a challenge for healthcare organizations. It is a leading cause of morbidity, readmissions and mortality. As a reaction to an infection, sepsis can spread quickly, progress to septic shock and eventually shut down organ systems. ..
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Modern Practice Podcast

Modern Practice is your curbside consult with top clinicians from around the country. This exciting podcast series features medical experts sharing their ideas and approaches for the latest strategic trends and clinical challenges. Hosted by Dr. Tom Villanueva and brought to you by the Vizient Medical Leadership team.
  •   Improving care with single-use ureteroscopes, Part 2

    On this episode of our award-winning podcast, we continue discussing the impact and benefits of the latest generation of single-use endoscopes, which promise a revolutionary role in surgery.   Moderator:Tomas Villanueva, DO, MBA, FACPE, SFHMSenior Pr..
  •   Improving care with single-use ureteroscopes, Part 1

    The latest generation of single-use endoscopes promises a revolutionary role in surgery. On this episode of our award-winning podcast, we discuss the impact and benefits of single-use ureteroscopes.   Moderator:Tomas Villanueva, DO, MBA, FACPE, SFHMS..
  •   Issues around elective surgery documentation, Part 3

    On this episode, we finish the discussion about the challenges and issues involving documenting elective surgeries in order to improve care and maximize reimbursement.   Moderator:Tomas Villanueva, DO, MBA, FACPE, SFHMSenior Principal, Performance Im..
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Sg2 Perspectives Podcast

Sg2 Perspectives brings together Sg2 experts and health care industry thought leaders to discuss popular Sg2 publications, key event takeaways and other strategic topics keeping health system leadership teams up at night. The podcast is hosted by Trevor DaRin, Tori Richie and Jayme Zage, and new episodes will be released every week. Contact Trevor anytime at Sg2Perspectives@sg2.com
  •   Trends in Obstetrics Care

    “Hi podcast listeners! We are trying something fun, and maybe a little bit dangerous. On May 22, 2024, from 2:00–3:00 pm CT, Sg2 Perspectives is hosting a live podcast where you can join hosts Trevor DaRin, Tori Richie and Jayme Zage via Zoom for the..
  •   Where Payers Stand Today

    “Hi podcast listeners! We are trying something fun, and maybe a little bit dangerous. On May 22, 2024, from 2:00–3:00 pm CT, Sg2 Perspectives is hosting a live podcast where you can join hosts Trevor DaRin, Tori Richie and Jayme Zage via Zoom for the..
  •   Sg2 Economic Index 2.0

    “Hi podcast listeners! We are trying something fun, and maybe a little bit dangerous. On May 22, 2024, from 2:00–3:00 pm CT, Sg2 Perspectives is hosting a live podcast where you can join hosts Trevor DaRin, Tori Richie and Jayme Zage via Zoom for the..
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VentureSprout Podcast

Hear about health care’s latest endeavors and pioneering ideas on VentureSprout, a podcast featuring spin-ups and newcos developed by Vizient members across the country. Hosted by Crystal Mullis, vice president of virtual and venture member connections, this podcast connects you to newco executives and health system founders whose innovative ideas will transform health care. Guests are participants of the Member-back Ventures, an exclusive offering of Vizient Member Networks.
  •   Froedtert, Novant, Xealth - Part 1

    “I have observed where there have been leaders in roles that introduce new technology but didn’t follow sound change management practices to build that adoption, to build that buy-in.” So says Amber Fencl, one or our guests on this episode of Venture..
  •   Memora Health and NorthShore Edward-Elmhurst Health Venture Capital - Part 2

    This episode continues the discussion with two entrepreneurs who are leading efforts to bring care seamlessly to the home through a digital approach.   Guest speakers:Manav Sevak, BSFounder and Chief Executive OfficerMemora Health   Melissa Cohen, BS..
  •   Memora Health and NorthShore Edward-Elmhurst Health Venture Capital - Part 1

    In the past few years, as care more and more moved outside the traditional walls of the hospital, “the one thing that was abundantly clear was that there really was no good underlying technology or infrastructure to manage and support patients in tha..
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VerifiedRx Podcast

VerifiedRx is your prescription for success! Experts from across the industry take on your frontline challenges and verify best practices for solving them. The podcast is produced by the Vizient Center for Pharmacy Practice Excellence and new episodes are released on the first Tuesday of the month. For more information, please contact pharmacyquestions@vizientinc.com.

  •   Special Delivery: Impacts of Specialty Pharmacy

    A big part of total national drug spend is the continuing growth of the specialty drug market. Health systems depend on specialty pharmacy to make up margin losses from other areas. Dr. Vinay Eapen, Senior Manager of Specialty Pharmacy at University ..
  •   A New Spin on Pharmacy Spend

    Health system margins are shrinking making pharmacy spend a growing opportunity target. MultiCare Health System departs from historical methods with an exciting, multifaceted approach to the issue.  Dr. Tyson Frodin, Assistant Vice President Pharmacy..
  •   505b2 Pathway: Ghost Generics

    The 1984 Hatch-Waxman Act codified the 505(b)(2) drug approval pathway and allowed the use of studies from a previously approved drug. To be clear, medications approved via this pathway are not generic molecules of the reference listed drug. They may..
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