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.

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.
  •   Knowledge on the Go: Behavioral Response Team

    Hospitals all over the country are overwhelmed by an increasing number of patients with behavioral health issues. Many use the emergency department to access care and end up staying in the hospital for a more extended time.  These patients jeopardize health care workers safety and impede their own abi...

  •   Improving Sepsis Early Recognition

    Sepsis is a life-threatening infection that kills nearly 270,000 Americans annually.  Another 1.7 million people develop sepsis but survive the experience.  In this podcast, we dive into the work of patient and family advisory councils and why the collaboration between patients, families and their pro...

  •   Knowledge on the Go: Emergency Medicine of the Future, Part 3

    Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, emergency medicine departments faced a myriad of challenges. Dr Tomas Spiegel from the University of Chicago and Dr. Martin Lucenti from Vizient return for part 3 of this series summarizing factors that shape emergency medicine today and offer their thoughts on what ...

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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.
  •   Machine learning and AI in medicine – Part 1

    For years relegated to science fiction, as exemplified when the HAL 9000 had a speaking role in 2001: A Space Odyssey, artificial intelligence (AI) now has become practical reality and in medicine, a long-hoped-for remedy in areas from pathology to electronic medical records. Yet, artificial ...

  •   How clinical leadership can access usable data to drive meaningful change – Part 2

    For data to be effective, the information needs to be current. It needs to reflect what is truly significant in patient care. And it needs to encourage consistency in practice. On this episode, a leading analytics expert continues his discussion on how you and your organization can shape the wealth of...

  •   How clinical leadership can access usable data to drive meaningful change – Part 1

    Big data has the potential to provide clinicians with the information they need to improve the value of their care. Yet, the challenges are in how to find the right metrics, out of all the information available, and then putting the metrics to the best use. On this episode, a leading expert in clinica...

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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
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