all press releases

  • 03/27/17
    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. An estimated 200 selected suppliers will have a unique opportunity to showcase their innovative solutions to approximately 2000 clinicians from member hospitals that will attend and experience first-hand the problem-solvingmore...
  • 03/13/17
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc., the largest member-driven health care performance improvement company in the country, has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company® . This is the second time Vizient has been recognized and is one of only two companies in the Business Services category underscoring theirmore...
  • 03/09/17
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. concurs with statements made by hospitals and industry associations expressing disappointment and significant concerns with the current draft of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) but looks forward to working with Congress to ensure that individuals are able to maintain their health insurance coverage. Vizient serves the nation’s leading health care providers, including most of the country’s academic medicalmore...
  • 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...