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Vizient, Inc. Reports 51 New Member Agreements with Health Care Organizations and an Extension of Its Relationship with Children’s Hospital Association in 2016

01/26/17

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IRVING, Texas
"We are excited to work with these organizations to deliver insights and solutions that help them improve quality, reduce variation and lower costs."

IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc., experienced strong growth in its membership by adding 51 new members to its network of academic medical centers, pediatric facilities, community hospitals, integrated health delivery networks and non-acute health care providers over the course of 2016. In addition to Vizient’s group purchasing contract portfolio and services, members will have access to an array of performance improvement solutions, pharmacy and spend management analytics, workforce and performance services and consulting services.

Also in 2016, Vizient and the Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) agreed to extend their current GPO contract through 2021 with an additional three-year extension term through 2024. CHA represents more than 220 of the nation’s leading children's hospitals and advances child health through innovation in the quality, cost and delivery of care. Vizient’s partnership with CHA began in 2013 and in 2016, two additional pediatric facilities joined CHA. To date, Vizient has delivered more than $202 million in implementable savings to CHA’s hospitals that participate in the program. In 2016 alone, CHA’s participating hospitals purchased almost $2.3 billion through Vizient’s contracts.

“With almost $100 billion in annual purchasing volume, Vizient is able to offer hospitals significant savings opportunities via our contract portfolio, our NOVAPLUS® private label program, our industry-leading pharmacy offerings and our NOVAKIDSTM program, as well as other sourcing programs. Members also have access to an unmatched array of services, expertise and analytics to help them meet their clinical and cost reduction goals,” said Rand Ballard, chief customer officer for Vizient. “We are excited to work with these organizations to deliver insights and solutions that help them improve quality, reduce variation and lower costs.”

The health care organizations with additional facilities and/or new member agreements with Vizient in 2016 are:

  • Adena Regional Medical Center
  • Alice Hyde Medical Center
  • Baptist Health Medical Center—Conway
  • Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation
  • Bristow Medical Center
  • Akron Children’s Hospital
  • Columbia Memorial Hospital
  • Cooper Health System
  • Coshocton Regional Medical Center
  • Community Health Center of Branch County
  • Crozer-Keystone Health System
  • Curahealth Boston LLC
  • East Liverpool City Hospital
  • East Orange General Hospital
  • Eastern Connecticut Health Network
  • Edgefield County Hospital
  • Ellett Memorial Hospital
  • Greater Waterbury Health Network, Inc.
  • Greenwood County Hospital
  • Gwinnett Health System
  • Hackettstown Medical Center
  • Johnston Medical Center—Smithfield
  • Kishwaukee Community Hospital
  • Lake Huron Medical Center
  • Lehigh Regional Medical Center
  • Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital—Omaha Campus
  • Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital and Clinics
  • McLeod Health Clarendon
  • Mercy Medical Center
  • Mercy Suburban Hospital
  • MidMichigan Medical Center—Alpena
  • Monroe County Hospital
  • North Shore Health
  • Nebraska Orthopaedic Hospital
  • NGMC Barrow, LLC
  • Ocean Beach Hospital
  • OSUWMC—Brain and Spine Hospital
  • OSUWMC—Jameson Crane Sport Medicine Institute
  • Phoenix Children’s Hospital
  • Pioneer Health Services, Inc.
  • Rehabilitation Hospital of Northwest Ohio
  • River Hospital
  • Saint Camillus Medical Center
  • Saint Clare’s Health System
  • Saint Michael’s Medical Center
  • Silverton Hospital
  • Southern Regional Medical Center
  • St. Luke’s Hospital
  • University of Chicago Medicine
  • Westchester Medical Regional Physician Services
  • Yuma Regional Medical Center

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 and customer base 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’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.

Contact:

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