Vizient press releases

  • 10/10/17
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced the product categories and suppliers participating in its Quarter 4 National Group Buys Program available October 1 through December 31, 2017. Vizient’s innovative National Group Buys Program is one of several strategic programs designed to deliver additional savings to the member hospitals it serves. GE Healthcare, the featured supplier for Quarter 4, is offering savings opportunities across theirmore...
  • 10/03/17
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. announces that Curt Nonomaque, president and CEO, plans to retire after serving in his role for nearly 15 years. He will remain in his current role with the company through March 31, 2018. Byron Jobe, Vizient’s current president, chief administrative and financial officer, has been named president and CEO of the company by the Vizient Board of Directors effective April 1, 2018. Today’s leadership announcements are themore...
  • 10/02/17
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In support of increasing patient and caregiver safety of its members, Vizient, Inc. announces that effective Oct. 1, submission of environmentally preferred attribute information by suppliers will now be an element of the non-financial criteria in all Vizient contract awards. “We know that environmentally preferred purchasing positively affects caregiver health, patient health and the environment,” said Brent Gee, associate vicemore...
  • 09/27/17
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. announces that Lifespan, in Providence, Rhode Island, has signed a long-term renewal of its membership agreement to access Vizient’s group purchasing portfolio and analytic solutions, including the Vizient Clinical Data Base and Resource ManagerTM and the Vizient Savings Actualyzer platform. “Vizient has enjoyed a relationship with Lifespan for more than 30 years, and we are honored to continue to work withmore...
  • 09/26/17
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. announced today that Stephen Downey has been appointed group senior vice president of supply chain operations for Vizient. Vizient created this new role to complement its sourcing offering and extend its services to meet members' evolving supply chain needs. Downey will be responsible for the day-to-day procure-to-pay and outsourcing functions, including financial, resource and relationship management activitiesmore...
  • 09/22/17
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient announces it is partnering with the University of Texas at Dallas to host the inaugural Dallas People’s Hub for the Global People’s Summit+SocialGood on Friday, Sept. 22, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. CT, at Blackstone LaunchPad on the UT Dallas campus in Richardson, Texas. Admission to the conference is free. The Global People's Summit+SocialGood Summit is a day-long, one-of-a-kind innovative global dialogue bringing togethermore...
  • 09/22/17
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc., continued to experience strong growth and high retention in its membership in the second quarter of 2017, as evidenced by multiple new or renewed group purchasing agreements and new and expanded service agreements for an array of analytics, advisory and collaboration services. “We are excited about the continued growth we are experiencing in our membership. We believe it shows that providers are finding thatmore...
  • 09/20/17
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. stands with hospitals and industry associations expressing disappointment and significant concerns with the legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act, known as the Graham-Cassidy bill. We believe this legislation would severely impact individuals’ ability to maintain their health care coverage. Similar to previous efforts to repeal the ACA, this legislation would repeal the Medicaid expansion, weaken importantmore...
  • 09/15/17
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced the winners of its 2017 Supply Chain Management Excellence and Sustainability Excellence Awards. The awards were announced at the Vizient Clinical Connections Summit held Sept. 13-14 in Denver. The Supply Chain Management Excellence Award recognized members for their achievements related to improving supply chain performance in 2016. The winners are: Distribution, Logisticsmore...
  • 09/15/17
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced the winners of their 2017 clinical, quality and operational performance awards. Included were the Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award, the Ambulatory Care Quality and Accountability Award, the Rising Star Award, and the Clinical Innovation Award, recognizing the outstanding performance of 30 facilities. The awards were presented during the Vizient Clinical Connections Summit held September 13-14more...