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.

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.
  •   Kevin Sowers, President Johns Hopkins Health System (Part 2)

    Johns Hopkins Health is a pinnacle organization in health care. 

    Tom Robertson, Executive Director of the Vizient Research Institute, sits down with Johns Hopkins’ president, Kevin Sowers, for a second candid conversation. Tom and Kevin talk about the redesign of primary care, telemedicine a...

  •   Kevin Sowers, President Johns Hopkins Health System (Part 1)

    Johns Hopkins Health is a pinnacle organization in health care. 

    Tom Robertson, Executive Director of the Vizient Research Institute sits down with John Hopkins’ president, Kevin Sowers for a candid conversation. Tom and Kevin talk about health payment rate disparity between public and priva...

  •   David Entwistle, President and CEO Stanford Health Care (Part 2)

    Stanford Health Care is one of the most technologically sophisticated health systems in the world.

    Tom Robertson, Executive Director of the Vizient Research Institute sits down with Stanford’s president and CEO, David Entwistle for a second candid conversation. Tom and David talk about healt...

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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.
  •   Well-being: Leading your staff during a crisis – Part 2

    The Coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on hospitals and clinicians across the country. As the surge persists, staff stressors increase, and the relentless pressure compounds the seriousness of the problem. This episode reveals how Rush University Medical Center’s Strategic Communications department...

  •   Well-being: Leading your staff during a crisis – Part 1

    The Coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on clinicians across the country. As the surge persists, staff stressors increase, and the relentless pressure compounds the seriousness of the problem.  This episode reveals how a new Chief Medical Officer at Loyola Medical Center helped his staff and himself...

  •   Managing high utilizers

    Patients who are high utilizers, also known as multi-visit patients (MVPs) or frequent flyers, whether found in the ED, inpatient units or other departments, drive up readmission rates and tie up resources. Often, clinicians and administrators hold out little hope that they can end the multi-visit cyc...

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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.
  •   Anticipating digital transformation, Part 3

    Part three of this series concludes the discussion of exploring the need for health care organizations to excel in digital health. In this episode our guests discuss how to transition to digital health and how to help organizations with limited resources and expertise start the transition to providing...

  •   Anticipating digital transformation, Part 2

    Part two of this series continues the exploration of the need for health care organizations to excel in digital health. In this episode our team addresses how health care fares as an industry in the digital ecosystem. They also discuss how to overcome barriers to providing digital health solutions, ad...

  •   Anticipating digital transformation, Part 1

    In this episode, we explore the need for health care organizations to excel in the digital health space. Consumers are demanding that health care provide similar digital experiences as huge organizations such as Amazon and Walmart. Hospitals and clinical practices excel in delivering care by nature bu...

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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.
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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.
  •   AristaMD and the University of Colorado School of Medicine – Part 1

    On this edition of the VentureSprout Podcast, we feature AristaMD, a digital health platform that allows payers and providers to quickly and cost-effectively launch e-consults with specialists. Specialists can be from the participating organization or from AristaMD’s board-certified panel. We will hig...

  •   DexCare – Part 2

    Part two of our series with DexCare explores the challenges health care organizations face in digital health, from competitors and disruptors in the market to complex market demands to fixed costs that hinder development. In our discussion, we review approaches DexCare is using to meet those challenge...

  •   DexCare – Part 1

    This episode of the VentureSprout Podcast features DexCare, a digital health solution that Vizient member Providence founded several years ago to provide on-demand, high-velocity care to patients in multiple venues. Today, DexCare is growing into an integrated, broader capability offering a digitally ...

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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.
  •   Rattlesnakes, copperheads, cottonmouths, oh my! The antivenins for crotalid envenomation

    Summertime means snakebite time, and with it comes the critical decisions pharmacists and clinicians are faced with when choosing antivenins. In this episode, we will look at the differences and similarities between the two latest antivenins for snakebites.

     

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  •   Expedited drug reviews in the time of COVID-19 (Part 2)

    The Coronavirus pandemic has put a spotlight on drug supply and the approval process for new medications. In this episode, we will define the different expedited drug approval processes, and take a closer look at how successful these programs are in identifying drug efficacy.

     

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  •   Expedited drug reviews in the time of COVID-19 (Part 1)

    The Coronavirus pandemic has put a spotlight on drug supply and the approval process of new medications. In this episode, we will discuss what frontline pharmacists need to know to about the drug approval process. 

     

    Guest speaker:

    Amanda Melton, PharmD, BCPS

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