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: Identifying Ambulatory and Post-Acute Care Strategies to Reduce Readmissions

    Transitions of care can be arduous for clinicians and confusing to patients. Often, clinicians and patients alike face unreal expectations as to the level of care that results. As an answer, NYU Langone Health fostered better communication between clinicians in the acute-care areas and clinicians in t...

  •   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...

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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.
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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
  •   New Consumer Patterns, Preferences and Possibilities

    In this week’s episode, learn the results of Vizient's latest consumer pulse survey from Mark Larson, Principal, Sg2 Intelligence, as well as Dr. Tom Villanueva, practicing internal medicine physician and Associate Vice President of Clinical Resources at Vizient, who will also share how patient prefer...

  •   Rural Health During a Pandemic

    Andrea Leslie, Regional President of four rural hospitals in Michigan's Spectrum Health System, shares their unique rural challenges and the creative solutions they devised to keep their community and staff safe and healthy.

  •   The Biggest Changes to the Prospective Payment System, Part 2 of 2

    The Sg2 team of policy experts, Valinda Rutledge (former hospital CEO and a leader of CMMI) and Leslie Kamel, unpack the proposed payment changes for virtual health and Chris Pagano, Senior Director of Virtual Health, explain the strategic implications for health systems.

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