IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient Inc. today announced that Baylor Scott & White Health has renewed its group purchasing agreement and expanded the data and analytics solutions and services it will leverage from the company as it continues to improve the clinical, operational and financial performance of its health system.
“We are excited to continue to work with Baylor Scott & White Health, the largest non-for-profit health system in Texas. By aligning their cost-savings initiatives with our sourcing portfolio, programs and capabilities in data and analytics, we believe we can help strengthen their position as a leader in meeting the health care needs of the communities they serve for many years to come,” said Rand Ballard, chief customer officer for Vizient.
In addition to renewing its group purchasing agreement, Baylor Scott & White Health will continue to leverage Vizient pharmacy analytics, which provides on-demand access to invoice data and analysis of pharmacy spend, and Vizient’s proprietary e-commerce platform that automates purchase order and invoice processing. They will also implement Vizient DataLYNXTM to help improve data quality, improve efficiency and reduce costs.
Baylor Scott & White Health represents the 2013 combination of Baylor Health Care System and Scott & White Healthcare. As the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas, and one of the largest in the U.S., Baylor Scott & White includes 50 hospitals, more than 1,000 access points, more than 7,800 active physicians, over 48,000 employees and the Scott & White Health Plan. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, Baylor Scott & White stands to be one of the nation's exemplary health care organizations.
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 more than $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 2017, 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.