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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On this episode, we continue the story of a health care organization in New York City, at the flashpoint of the COVID-19 outbreak, and the breakthrough innovations it made to enable continued care dur...
July 28, 2020
New York City has been at the epicenter of COVID-19, and one leading organization there met the pandemic onslaught head-on. On this episode, we’ll hear how that organization sparked innovations in car...
July 28, 2020
In the previous episode, we discussed the benefits of clinical-supply integration (CSI). On this episode, we consider how organizations can achieve CSI, including the skill sets physicians need to wor...
July 23, 2020
Traditionally, supply chain professionals drove purchases, but the emergence of service lines brought clinician participation and, eventually, the concept of clinical-supply integration (CSI). Despite...
July 16, 2020
On this episode, we consider lessons learned from the impact COVID-19 has made on the already huge disparities in care that racial and ethnic minorities experience. Our discussion establishes how heal...
July 9, 2020
Social determinants of health (SDoH) are those factors in a person’s life—socioeconomic, educational, cultural, environmental—that create disparities in how that person accesses health care. On this e...
July 2, 2020
This episode continues our discussion on the “weekend effect,” the phenomenon where the comprehensiveness and quality of hospital care drops off on weekends. Having established in Part 1 how this situ...
June 25, 2020
Patients have good reason to fear staying at the hospital over the weekend. Studies have consistently demonstrated the weekend effect, where weekend admissions or stays cause increases in complication...
June 18, 2020
This episode continues the series on valuable insights gained in the handling of the COVID-19 crisis. We will discuss skills clinical leaders and staff have developed to cope with new risks and respon...
June 10, 2020
COVID-19 has wrecked havoc on health care at all levels, from the bedside to the supply room. It has adversely affected patients and clinicians alike and stretched resources to the breaking point. Yet...
June 3, 2020

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