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 this exciting podcast, nursing executives reveal their leadership journey. Every path is unique and their candid stories will surprise you. What you hear may be the very thing that launches your own career. The podcast is hosted by Nicole Gruebling, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, associate vice president, Member Connections, and brought to you by the Vizient Member Networks Nurse Executives Network.
  •   Judy Rich, President & CEO, Tucson Medical Center

    Judy Rich, President/CEO Tucson Medical Center, discusses her unique career path from nursing to President/CEO with host Nicole Gruebling. Judy tells of the highs and lows of her journey and gives practical insights on how others might be able to navigate their transition into a leadership role. ...
  •   Tracey Moffatt, System Chief Nursing Officer, Ochsner Health

    Tracey Moffatt, System Chief Nursing Officer at Ochsner Health has a heart-felt discussion with Dr. Nicole Gruebling, Vice President of Clinical Networks at Vizient. Tracey believes curiosity, being open to change and problem-solving skills are key factors to her success as a nursing leader.  She says...
  •   Pat Patton, System Chief Nurse Executive, UCSF Health

    Pat Patton, System Chief Nurse Executive at UCSF Health has a refreshing discussion with Dr. Nicole Gruebling, Vice President of Clinical Networks at Vizient. He says that everyone is a leader. In order to succeed you need to know the vernacular of health care and envision where you want your career t...
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Crosswinds Podcast

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.
  •   Timothy J. Babineau President and CEO Lifespan

    In a slight departure from the usual format, Tom Robertson, Executive Director of the Vizient Research Institute sits down with Tim Babineau, MD, President and CEO of Lifespan, Rhode Island’s largest health system, to discuss a single issue facing every medical provider in the country. Tom and Tim ref...
  •   Mark Wietecha, CEO Children’s Hospital Association (Part 2)

    Tom Robertson, Executive Director of the Vizient Research Institute and Mark Wietecha, CEO of the Children’s Hospital Association, return to consider macroeconomic topics centered around the concept of health care in a “culture of capitalism” as Mark describes it. The discussion considers opportunitie...
  •   Mark Wietecha, CEO Children’s Hospital Association (Part 1)

    Tom Robertson, Executive Director of the Vizient Research Institute sits down with Mark Wietecha, CEO of the Children’s Hospital Association to discuss the similarities and differences between adult medicine and pediatrics, with particular attention to settings involving tertiary care, research and ed...
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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.
  •   Cool Technologies for Redesigning Ambulatory Care

    The pandemic has shifted ambulatory care drastically. Vizient technology and innovation expert, Dr. Joe Cummings, shares incredible new technologies that are reshaping the future of ambulatory care.       Guest speaker: Joe Cummings, PhD Technology Program Director Vizient ...
  •   Rapid Diagnosis of Sepsis

    Technology Program Director, Dr. Joe Cummings, shares information and insights about innovative technologies in the field of rapid diagnostics of sepsis.    Guest speaker: Joe Cummings, PhD Technology Program Director Vizient   Mode...
  •   Patient Transitions to Post-Acute Care

    It’s estimated that 40% of all Medicare patients go into post-acute care and of those, nearly 23% are readmitted to the hospital within 30 days. This podcast highlights what one organization plans to do to reduce their readmissions.   Guests: Heidi Young, RN Sen...
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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.
  •   CDI technology – Part 2

    This episode continues an examination of CDI software, considering how best to use the technology and take into account the need for critical thinking beyond it. Cutting-edge automation does not replace the skills of CDI specialists and coders.   Guest speaker: Rachel Mack, MSN, C...
  •   CDI technology – Part 1

    Clinical documentation improvement (CDI) is crucial for full and accurate reimbursement and reduced compliance risks. Many software programs provide automation to assist coding and prioritization. However, clinical documentation specialists (CDSs) and coding professionals need to use these enhanced so...
  •   Update on MACRA Rule 2022 – Part 3

    This episode is the final in the series on the final MACRA Rule for 2022. An excerpt from the recent Medical Leadership Series webcast, the discussion on this episode focuses on MIPS Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), Business Associate Agreements (BAAs) , new performance category percentages, the...
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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 Sg2Perspectives@sg2.com.
  •   Health System Growth Priorities: Stories from the Field

    For the first time on Sg2 Perspectives, we welcome two members of Sg2’s Client Service Delivery team, Principal, Sg2 Client Relations, Alison Wishnick and Client Relations Director Katie Leo. In this episode, Alison and Katie talk to us about what they’re hearing from Sg2 member strategic planning and...
  •   Building Organizational Resiliency: How Children’s Hospitals Have Refined Their Strategies During Uncertain Times

    This week on Sg2 Perspectives, we take you inside Sg2’s 2021 Children’s Hospital Group Affinity Meeting, providing audio from our Children’s Hospital Enterprise Member Panel. Facilitated by Sg2 Principal Rebecca Limestall and Principal and Medical Director of Quality and Strategy Madeleine McDowell, M...
  •   What Is on the Minds of Health System Boards?

    This week on Sg2 Perspectives, we’re focusing on health system boards: what they are focused on right now, as well as what they may be focused on in the future. Sg2 Principal Jennifer O’Connor, FACHE, and Principal Jeff Moser join us to discuss how board interactions have changed over the past two yea...
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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.
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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.
  •   Information overload: tips and tricks for staying on top of the literature, part 2

    Sara J. Hyland, Clinical Pharmacist at OhioHealth Grant Medical Center, returns in Part 2 to share tools, expertise and strategies on how to stay ahead of the overwhelming volume of contributions to in this information age. Sara discusses with host Gretchen Brummel how to develop a multi-pronged syste...
  •   Vizient Pharmacy Vision Awards - Excellence in Public Policy

    Erin Fox, Senior Pharmacy Director at the University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics and winner of the Vizient Pharmacy Vision Award for Excellence in Public Policy, discusses her advocacy with host Gretchen Brummel.   Guest speakers: Erin Fox, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP Senior Pharmacy D...
  •   Information overload: tips and tricks for staying on top of the literature, part 1

    Sara J. Hyland, Clinical Pharmacist at OhioHealth Grant Medical Center, shares tools, expertise and strategies on how to stay ahead of the overwhelming volume of contributions to in this information age. Sara discusses with host Gretchen Brummel how to develop a multi-pronged system for identifying re...
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