Vizient, Inc. resumed their full-year, annual member rankings recognizing top performers who want to promote their ranking publicly. The Vizient study of 565 hospitals — which also includes separately ranked community hospitals and smaller medical centers — evaluates participants’ performance based on the Institute of Medicine’s domains of care: safety, mortality, clinical effectiveness, efficiency and patient centeredness.
The Vizient Quality and Accountability Ranking helps participating hospitals and health systems understand their performance against their peers and identifies structures and processes associated with high performance in quality and safety across a broad spectrum of patient care activity. The recognition period is for work spanning July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.
In addition Vizient released Ambulatory Quality and Accountability Ranking system, which assesses data from participating faculty outpatient clinic practices to measure performance in five domains: access to care, quality, efficiency, continuum of care and equity. The composite scoring system uses practice and patient-level data for work spanning the same period.