Vizient Legal & Compliance Network Annual Meeting 2022 - #2

October 21, 2022

To address the challenges previously laid out, legal and compliance leaders must work together and across the “silos” of a health system to remain maintain compliance and reduce organizational legal and compliance risk. This meeting will offer participants the opportunity to learn from successful, multidisciplinary, professional healthcare leaders, and to use these learnings, lessons, and innovations to enhance performance at each attendee’s respective hospital.

Target Audience

Legal Counsel, attorneys, compliance professionals, Health care executives

Learning Objectives

Describe new ideas and methods for delivery of timely and meaningful compliance education to providers and staff.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 ACHE
  • 1.25 General CE - Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/21/2022 - 12:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
10/21/2022 - 1:30pm CDT

Identification, Mitigation, and Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

As an accredited provider of continuing education, Vizient, Inc. is dedicated to ensuring this activity presents learners with only accurate, balanced, scientifically justified recommendations, and is free from promotion, marketing, and commercial bias. In accordance with The Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, all planners, faculty, and others in control of the educational content have disclosed the absence or existence of all financial relationships (of any dollar amount) with ineligible companies within the past 24 months.

It is Vizient’s policy that owners and employees of ineligible companies, and any individuals who refuse to disclose the absence or existence of financial relationships with any ineligible companies are disqualified from participating as planners or faculty.


Disclosure of Financial Relationships:

Absence of Relevant Financial Relationships

Vizient, Inc., Jointly Accredited for Interprofessional Continuing Education, defines companies to be ineligible as those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

An individual is considered to have a relevant financial relationship if the educational content an individual can control is related to the business lines or products of the ineligible company.

No one in a position to control the content of this educational activity have relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.


Brian Bates, BS, MAcc
Chief Compliance Officer
UAB Hospital

Shannon Kennedy, MPA, CHC
Clinical Enterprise Integrity Officer


Planning committee

Anna Orlowski, JD
Chief Counsel
UC Davis

Shannon Kennedy, MPA, CHC
Clinical Enterprise Integrity Officer

Troy Barron, JD
Associate General Counsel
Vizient, Inc.

Jane McCarthy, MS, RN, CPHQ
Sr. Member Networks Director
Vizient, Inc.

Statement of content validity

Vizient, Inc. educational activities are intended to assist healthcare teams advance their professional responsibilities in accordance with the definition of continuing education. It is the policy of Vizient, Inc. to review and ensure that all content and recommendations for patient care within accredited CE is evidenced-based, based on current science and clinical reasoning while ensuring the content is fair and balanced. All recommendations must conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, analysis, and interpretation. Vizient, Inc. does not permit accredited continuing education if it advocates for unscientific approaches to diagnosis or therapy, or if the education promotes recommendations, treatment, or manners of practicing healthcare that are determined to have risks or dangers that outweigh the benefits or are known to be ineffective in the treatment of patients.

Designation Statement(s):

Vizient Legal & Compliance Network Annual Meeting 2022 – October 21, 2022

This activity has been approved for 1.25 Continuing Legal Education credits. The number of credits approved may vary state to state. Introductory remarks, breaks, luncheons, and receptions are not included in the computation of credit hours. Participants will be given CLE Request forms at the program. Forms must be completed and returned to Vizient staff to receive credit.

By attending the Vizient Legal & Compliance Network Annual Meeting 2022 offered by Vizient, Inc., participants may earn up to 1.25 ACHE Qualified Education Hours toward initial certification or recertification of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) designation.

All attendees must self-report their attendance in order for this credit to be applied toward their advancement or recertification as Fellows of ACHE.

Available Credit

  • 1.25 ACHE
  • 1.25 General CE - Attendance
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