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Deadline Approaches for Suppliers to Submit Application for Innovative Technology Exchange 2017

06/13/17

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IRVING, Texas
"The hands-on format gives clinicians confidence and credibility when they discuss the products with physicians and other groups within their organization."

IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Suppliers interested in participating in the Vizient Innovative Technology Exchange 2017 are encouraged to submit their applications now for the event on Thursday, Sept. 14, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. The Innovative Technology Exchange can accommodate about 170 technology products and space is rapidly filling. The deadline for suppliers to submit an application for participation in the event is July 28, 2017.

The Innovative Technology Exchange 2017 is a part of the Vizient Clinical Connections Summit, Sept. 12-15 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. Vizient expects approximately 2000 clinicians from member hospitals will attend to experience first-hand the problem-solving capabilities these products offer.

“The Innovative Technology Exchange is part of our clinical-focused member event. As result, the Exchange draws a large number of clinicians and the suppliers enjoy the opportunity to interact with so many providers at one venue,” said Debbie Archer, procurement director at Vizient. “The hands-on format gives clinicians confidence and credibility when they discuss the products with physicians and other groups within their organization.”

The annual Innovative Technology Exchange is part of Vizient’s Innovative Technology Program that includes product review by member-led councils and task forces of supplier submitted technologies. Since 2003, Vizient has reviewed more than 2200 new and innovative technologies as part of the Innovative Technology Program. This review process may result in an Innovative Technology contract with Vizient.

Suppliers of innovative solutions that deliver improvement to clinical outcomes, enhance safety or drive incremental improvements to health care business model are invited to apply to exhibit at this event. Click here for more information about the application process.

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 serves a diverse membership and customer base which includes academic medical centers, pediatric facilities, community hospitals, integrated health delivery networks and non-acute health care providers and represents almost $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 the recently acquired MedAssets’ Spend and Clinical Resource Management (SCM) segment, which includes Sg2. In 2016, Vizient received a World’s Most Ethical Company designation from the Ethisphere Institute. Vizient headquarters is based 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.

Contact:

Vizient, Inc.
Angie Boliver, 972-830-7961
angie.boliver@vizientinc.com

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