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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In the emergency room, the spouse of a drug-seeker verbally threatens the physician who refuses to provide opioids. A nurse endures a physical assault and wants to leave the field. These true instance...
August 4, 2022
Getting to the clinical truth is the real purpose of coding, according to our two experts on this episode of our award-winning podcast. We’ll continue our discussion on avoiding defensive coding pract...
July 28, 2022
“If that physician documentation isn't there to support how sick that patient really is, number one, the hospital's reimbursement will suffer. But number two, the physician will appear that they're tr...
July 21, 2022
On this episode of our award-winning podcast, we conclude a three-part series on how to focus on areas that will bring comprehensive quality transformation to your practice. Developing a culture that ...
July 14, 2022
Dr. Rick May, one of the guests on today’s episode, has this to say about a good many quality improvement initiatives, “What we see, which is unfortunately, all too common these days, hospitals just f...
July 7, 2022
Today, it’s not enough to just pick a few quality initiatives to work on each year and hope for the best. Complex systems like hospitals need a comprehensive approach: an interlinked series of people,...
June 30, 2022
Practices have just to the end of the year to prepare for and adjust to the new CMS billing guidelines that include rules around split/shared visits between physicians and advanced practice providers ...
June 23, 2022
Six months left. That’s how long practices have to adjust to the new CMS billing guidelines that include rules around split/shared visits between physicians and advanced practice providers (APPs). Onc...
June 16, 2022
In the previous episode we covered how to optimize your national scorecard performance. On this episode we examine the data points that drive national scorecard performance. Ratings organizations trac...
June 9, 2022
There are dozens of national scorecards and hundreds of metrics to track the performance of health care organizations. Yet, it is a challenge to use these metrics to improve care. From deciding on whi...
June 2, 2022

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