In his role at Vizient, a leading healthcare performance improvement company, Patrick Vega supports member hospitals, health systems, and physicians in musculoskeletal services with a focus on high-value care, aligning cost, and quality. He brings over 20 years of achievement in service line and business development for hospitals, health systems, and physician practices. His broad expertise in assessment, planning, and implementation coupled with highly developed physician relations abilities has resulted in a history of successes in the most challenging environments. Patrick consults, writes, and speaks on topics regarding the spine, orthopedics, and neurosciences, specifically in the areas of strategic assessment and planning, program development, and center of excellence development. He has more than 35 national conference presentations and published articles.