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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Hospital-Acquired Conditions (HACs) have risen in frequency since the outbreak of COVID-19 after years when rates were falling. This series examines the reasons and steps we can take to reduce these i...
July 29, 2021
Even before the pandemic, health care organizations struggled with Hospital-Acquired Conditions (HACs), and the outbreak of COVID-19 only worsened infection rates. In this five-part series, we will ex...
July 22, 2021
“We are seeing increased demand, lots of questions out there from people who’ve had COVID, and questions that, quite honestly, primary care physicians aren’t comfortable being able to answer.” So says...
July 15, 2021
In this episode, we continue our discussion on COVID long-haulers, those who contracted COVID-19 and cannot shake off the effects weeks or months later. We feature a clinic developed to care for long-...
July 8, 2021
“Long-haulers” are those who contracted COVID-19 and cannot shake off the effects weeks or months later. These patients can experience continual impaired lung function, mental incapacity, dizziness, t...
July 1, 2021
In this episode, we continue our discussion about a novel approach to alleviate the stress on health care workers. Developed for the US Army, Stress First Aid is proving beneficial to dealing with the...
June 24, 2021
Already in a high-stress occupation, health care workers have been severely tested by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. While others have stayed at home, health care workers have been unable to practice ...
June 17, 2021
On this episode, we continue our discussion on the reasons and remedies for COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among the health care staff.   Guest speakers: Michele Andrasik, PhD, EdM, MS, MA Senior Staff Sc...
June 10, 2021
Health care workers can be hesitant to take the COVID vaccines for a number of reasons. To address this challenge, organizations can take a number of approaches, from vaccine mandates to incentive pay...
June 3, 2021
For a variety of reasons, from concerns about side effects to lack of trust of societal institutions, many health care workers are hesitant about taking COVID vaccinations. In this episode, Tom discus...
June 2, 2021

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