Insights through the Vizient—Phrase Health partnership – Part 3

This episode concludes a three-part series with the co-founders of Phrase Health. Their discussion continues on the insights Phrase Health’s technology provides Vizient members. Reducing variation in clinical practice is a key issue covered in this discussion, as well as reducing unnecessary alerts in the electronic health record (EHR).


Guest speaker:
Marc Tobias, MD
Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder
Phrase Health


Tomas Villanueva, DO, MBA, FACPE, SFHM
Principal, Clinical Operations and Quality


Show Notes:

[00:22] The EHR: a window into clinical workflows and variation

[01:34] Alerts: seeing their usefulness and addressing their drawbacks

[02:55] Benefit to clinicians

[07:52] Metrics needed from order sets

[10:02] Reducing the burden of unnecessary alerts and clicks

[10:50] Case study – Virtua Health System

[11:33] Clinical informatics


Links | Resources:

To contact Modern Practice:

Contact email for Dr. Tobias:

Contact email for Mike Zeidlhack:


Reducing Clinical Variation to Drive Success in Value-Based Care (HFMA):
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Phrase Health website:
Click Here

Vizient announces strategic partnership with Phrase Health:
Click Here


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