Vizient Highlights Device and Pharmacy Insights in Emerging Pediatric Technologies Tech Watch

Children who are hospitalized often require specialized devices and drug
treatments that are appropriate for their smaller size. To assist
providers with insights and education into the latest innovations and
technology Vizient
has published its latest edition of its Technology Watch series
titled, “Emerging
Pediatric Technologies”. The report highlights the development of
new medical devices for the pediatric patient population, a group that
has historically lagged behind adult patients, in the development of
innovative technology.

In its Emerging Pediatric Technology report, Vizient advocates for the
development of pediatric care technologies, seeking to increase their
availability to the youngest of patients. From easier ways to make
diagnosis, finding new ways to treat common but dangerous conditions, or
developing technology to resolve surgical issues in the least invasive
ways, the report opens a window to the world of pediatric care
innovation. The report includes projections and assessments including:

Vizient has developed and published this report to help ensure its
members and the public are aware of and understand new, cutting-edge
technologies with the potential to help improve pediatric care. The full
report can be accessed here: http://newsroom.vizientinc.com/sites/vha.newshq.businesswire.com/files/doc_library/file/Emerging_Pediatric_Technologies_2018_Vol_1_M.PDF

About Vizient, Inc.

Vizient, Inc., the largest member-driven health care performance
improvement company in the country, provides innovative data-driven
solutions, expertise and collaborative opportunities that lead to
improved patient outcomes and lower costs. Vizient’s diverse membership
base includes academic medical centers, pediatric facilities, community
hospitals, integrated health delivery networks and non-acute health care
providers and represents approximately $100 billion in annual purchasing
volume. The Vizient brand identity represents the integration of VHA
Inc., University HealthSystem Consortium and Novation, which combined in
2015, as well as MedAssets’ Spend and Clinical Resource Management (SCM)
segment, including Sg2, which was acquired in 2016. In 2018, Vizient
again received a World’s Most Ethical Company designation from the
Ethisphere Institute. Vizient’s headquarters are in Irving, Texas, with
locations in Chicago and other cities across the United States. Please
visit www.vizientinc.com
as well as our newsroom,
blog,
Twitter,
LinkedIn
and YouTube
pages for more information about the company.

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