all press releases

  • 02/14/17
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. announced it has been named to the annual Omni50 Award Winners list by OMNIKAL (formerly DiversityBusiness.com). This elite list recognizes the top 50 U.S. corporations who are awarding the most business to the growing, culturally diverse vendor/supplier marketplace. OMNIKAL is the nation’s largest inclusive business organization, built to empower all entrepreneurs, and small to medium sized businesses throughmore...
  • 02/10/17
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Executive leaders from more than 200 Vizient member hospitals recently met to discuss environmental, organizational and political realities impacting the future of health care delivery. The hospital executives were joined by Vizient’s senior management team and several nationally recognized experts who presented and facilitated panel discussions and networking events. “We believe strongly in the power of collaboration, and the bestmore...
  • 02/01/17
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Labor accounts for 50% or more of a healthcare organization’s annual operating expenses and is a main driver in ensuring the delivery of high-quality care and patient safety. Achieving the appropriate balance of quality, safety and bottom line savings often requires the expertise of a strategic partner who is specialized in managing contract labor and can optimize a hospital’s staffing practices. In 2016, approximately 700 hospitals across themore...
  • 01/30/17
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--According to Vizient’s post-election survey of member hospital C-suite and hospital pharmacy executives, more than 90 percent are in favor of keeping the protections afforded to patients with preexisting conditions currently included in the Affordable Care Act (ACA). A top concern for the future is lower reimbursements, followed by fewer insured/covered patients. Vizient, Inc., the nation’s largest member-driven health caremore...
  • 01/26/17
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On Jan. 30, 2017, pharmacy professionals, experts and thought leaders across the healthcare spectrum will convene for the 2017 HSCA/HISCI National Pharmacy Forum held in Tampa, Fla. Participating in the event is Dan Kistner, vice president, pharmacy solutions for Vizient, Inc. and Lisa Slama, senior vice president for Sg2, a subsidiary company of Vizient. The focus of the conference is the role that pharmacy leadership plays inmore...
  • 01/26/17
    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 managementmore...
  • 01/24/17
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced that the Mayo Clinic will continue its relationship with Vizient, including use of its national contract portfolio. Vizient offers the industry’s largest selection of solutions and offerings, as well as the most comprehensive and affordable contract portfolio. Mayo Clinic is one of the most prestigious health care systems in the nation and is consistently ranked as one of the country’s topmore...
  • 01/18/17
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced that it is offering a three-part education series focused on health care worker safety. The Community Knowledge Network Education Series, “Worker Safety: Caring for the Caregiver after an Unexpected Event” is part of Vizient’s Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) program offering. Part one of the series is Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. CT. The educational sessions are open to all hospitalsmore...
  • 01/04/17
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced the product categories and suppliers participating in its Quarter 1 National Group Buy Program, available Jan. 1 through March 31, 2017. Vizient’s innovative National Group Buy Program is one of several strategic programs designed to deliver additional savings each quarter to the member hospitals it serves. Siemens Medical, the featured supplier for Quarter 1, is offering savings opportunitiesmore...
  • 12/20/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In a year that saw Vizient, Inc. (“Vizient”) announce a new brand identity, complete a merger combining VHA Inc., University HealthSystem Consortium and Novation and acquire MedAssets’ Spend and Clinical Resource Management (SCM) segment and Sg2, Vizient continues to keep its focus squarely on the needs of its health care members. “The needs of our members drive everything we do,” said Curt Nonomaque, Vizient president and chiefmore...

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