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.
  •   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..
  •   Karen Grimley, Chief Nurse Executive, UCLA Health Vice Dean, UCLA School of Nursing

    Chief Nurse Executive Karen Grimley shares her work of helping nurses to promote her organization’s wellness program, “A Safer You.” It provides initiatives for a safe environment, both physical and psychological. She also discusses the necessary par..


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.

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.
  •   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. ..
  •   Patient-initiated Portal Communications

    Navigating patient-initiated portal communication to create better experiences for patients is a national priority for healthcare systems.  The goal of the patient-initiated portal communication project collaboration between Vizient and the Associati..
  •   Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) to decrease LOS and improve capacity

    We know that social determinants of health such as housing instability, food insecurity, transportation barriers and limited access to education significantly influence individuals’ health outcomes. By screening for these factors, healthcare provider..

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.

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
  •   Sg2’s Digital Health Expert Is Over These Five Digital Health Cliches

    This week on Sg2 Perspectives, host Trevor DaRin gives Sg2 Director and digital health expert Andrew Rebhan space to share five often-said, often-heard cliches about digital health, and why Andrew wants to move away from using them. Andrew discusses ..
  •   The Ideal State for Rural Health Systems

    Ever wonder what happens when the podcast host is put in the hot seat? Check out this week’s Sg2 Perspectives, where host Trevor DaRin is interviewed by Sg2 Senior Director Janelle Kwan! Both Trevor and Janelle have researched rural care continuums—w..
  •   2024 Health Care Strategy: Strengthen, Prioritize and Make Bold Bets

    Every year in January, Sg2 provides its perspectives for the year to come in our popular webinar called The Year Ahead. So on this week’s Sg2 Perspectives, host Trevor DaRin is joined by webinar presenters Sg2 Principal Brian Esser, Senior Director C..

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..

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