all press releases

  • 02/12/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) and Vizient are pleased to announce that they have recently renewed their partnership, which includes a commitment to both expand the capabilities of the Faculty Practice Solutions Center (FPSC) and develop new products and services together. Through this partnership, they plan to continue to enhance and expand FPSC, which is a vital performance improvement tool formore...
  • 02/07/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc., joins more than 40 other health care leaders to voice its strong support for the Creating and Restoring Equal Access to Equivalent Samples (CREATES) Act (S. 974/H.R. 2212). The CREATES Act addresses delay tactics used by brand manufacturers to block entry of generic drugs into the marketplace by allowing generic manufacturers to obtain relief for the delay tactics being used to prevent their entrymore...
  • 01/30/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Capital purchases represent approximately 25 percent of a hospital’s budget. This makes capital planning and group purchasing one of the most complex procurement challenges for health care organizations. Vizient, Inc., today announced the product categories and supplier savings opportunities available as part of its Quarter 1 National Group Buys Program available January 1 through March 31, 2018. The National Group Buys program is one of severalmore...
  • 01/30/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Over the course of 2017, more than 60 new hospitals selected the Vizient Clinical Data Base (CDB) analytics solution to leverage its unmatched transparency in data methodology and benchmarking capabilities and engage clinicians and motivate change. Over 95% of academic medical centers, along with over 200 community hospitals across the country, now use the CDB. “The CDB’s benchmarking tools enable hospitals to engage with peermore...
  • 01/29/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. has released its January 2018 Drug Price Forecast and estimates that for pharmaceutical purchases made from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019, health systems can expect a 7.35 percent increase. An executive summary of the Drug Price Forecast can be accessed here. “The latest Drug Price Forecast highlights the ongoing market dynamics that continue to contribute to rising pharmaceutical costs and exacerbate the challenge ofmore...
  • 01/18/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pharmacy leaders and their health systems are at a crossroads. Moving forward, they can continue traditional approaches to pharmacy operations or adopt emerging perspectives that improve performance. To help drive informed decision making, Vizient has published, “Maximizing pharmacy performance; Unleashing the power of optimal medication management to transform care”, a new white paper that can be used to improve operations and elevatemore...
  • 01/11/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The health care industry is facing one of its toughest challenges yet: protecting vulnerable patient data and “connected” medical devices amid a rising tide of credible and proven cybersecurity threats. To help increase the conversation on this important topic, Vizient, Inc. will share how it is leveraging its relationships with the nation’s leading hospitals and device manufacturers to promote industry-wide collaboration aimed at mitigating themore...
  • 01/08/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TPC, a network of independent health systems located in Arkansas, Missouri and Texas, has signed an agreement with Vizient for comprehensive sourcing, performance improvement and cost management services, including strategic sourcing, utilization management, and clinical and operational consulting, as well as, service line, clinical and supply chain analytics. Through the multi-year agreement that begins in early 2018, Vizient will servemore...
  • 12/19/17
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Precise and accurate clinical documentation is vital for hospitals in today’s value-based health care environment. To help hospitals, Vizient, Inc. has launched a new Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) solution designed to support the implementation of best-in-class processes, education and training. “Improving Clinical Documentation is essential for assessing quality of care. It is about properly documenting the resourcesmore...
  • 12/08/17
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. announces that Saint Luke’s Health System, in Kansas City, Missouri, has renewed its membership agreement. The agreement continues their access to the Vizient group purchasing portfolio for their acute and nonacute facilities, as well as analytics related to market dynamics from Vizient subsidiary company, Sg2. Saint Luke’s will also continue to utilize several analytics solutions such as Vizient Clinical Data Base andmore...