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.
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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.
  •   Zero Restraint Use

    Restraints can have a negative emotional impact on pediatric patients. Being physically restrained can be traumatic and lead to feelings of helplessness, anxiety and loss of control. Having to put pediatric patients in restraints takes a toll on staf..
  •   Updates for Antimicrobial Stewardship Standards

    Antimicrobial resistance continues to be a public health threat across the globe.  Recent updates to the Joint omission standards provide an opportunity to evaluate our current programs for improvements.  Today’s program looks at what two health orga..
  •   Mortality

    Mortality is often viewed as a key indicator of the quality of care in a healthcare organization, and something that most organizations are working to improve upon. Through Vizient's work with national organizations all working to improve mortality, ..
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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.
  •   Documenting chronic fatigue and debilities, Part 2

    On this episode, Tomas continues examining an area often overlooked in documentation – chronic fatigue and debilities. Joining him is a leading expert on clinical documentation improvement. She will demonstrate how crucial this area is to reimburseme..
  •   Documenting chronic fatigue and debilities, Part 1

    An area often overlooked in documentation can be crucial to reimbursement and efficacious care, and that is the realm of chronic fatigue and debilities. Joining Tomas is a leading expert that will explain the importance of accurate coding for these p..
  •   Annual coding update, Part 2

    This episode of our award-winning podcast continues an examination of the recent updates to the coding guidelines released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Knowing these guidelines is crucial to practices and healthcare organi..
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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 and Kelly Richard, and new episodes will be released every other Wednesday. Contact Trevor and Kelly anytime at
  •   AI and Beyond: The Digital Health Landscape

    On this week’s Sg2 Perspectives, host Tori Richie chats with Sg2 Director Andrew Rebhan about the digital health landscape—where the industry is today, and where we think it may be going. Andrew discusses payment and policy, health equity, solutions ..
  •   2023 AMC Summit Debrief

    Sg2 hosts an annual AMC Summit for our academic medical center members to share successes, collaborate and inspire each other.  In this episode host Jayme Zage debriefs on the 20th AMC Summit, co-hosted by the University of Michigan, with National Vi..
  •   Addressing the Capacity Crunch with Care at Home Models

    Sg2 continues to hear from members about capacity issues impacting the ability to capture growth, and while there are many different approaches to addressing the capacity crunch, the care at home model is one we believe can have long-term impact. So ..
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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

  •   DSCSA “Set”

    The Drug Supply Chain Security Act was designed to ensure the safety and integrity of our nation’s drug supply and prevent counterfeit medications from entering the market.  In this second of a four-part series, Carolyn Liptak, Eric Marshall, and Jos..
  •   The nose knows: updates in intranasal pharmacology, Part 2

    Intranasal administration of medications is on the rise for both on and off label uses. Dr. Mark Donaldson, Associate Principal and Dr. Phillipe Mentler Senior Consulting Director, both at Vizient join host Gretchen Brummel for two episodes, sharing ..
  •   The nose knows: updates in intranasal pharmacology, Part 1

    Intranasal administration of medications is on the rise for both on and off label uses. Dr. Mark Donaldson, Associate Principal and Dr. Phillipe Mentler Senior Consulting Director, both at Vizient join host Gretchen Brummel for two episodes, sharing ..
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