Vizient Technology Program Director, Dr. Joe Cummings, provides insights on evidence-based technology assessments in support of the knowledge domain, one of four performance domains in Vizient’s CSI model, which focuses on clinical literature and evaluation.
Guest speaker: Joe Cummings, PhD Technology Program Director Vizient
Moderator: LaTammy Marks, MBA, BSN, RN Performance Improvement Program Director Vizient
[02:09] Clinical evidence defined.
[02:50] Many sources, including PubMed, are used to support CSI.
[04:58] How to use “gray literature.”
[05:46] Literature search is a fulltime job.
[06:37] Use an evidence grading scale to rate literature strength.
[09:49] A mature CSI program involves financial analysis.
[11:54] Tips for hospitals struggling with evidence-based data.