all press releases

  • 10/03/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. announces they have been selected as one of 16 national, regional, or state hospital associations, Quality Improvement Organizations, and health system organizations to continue efforts in reducing preventable hospital-acquired conditions and readmissions. The Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) contracts awarded build upon the collective momentum of the Hospital Engagement Networks and Quality Improvementmore...
  • 09/30/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. has recognized Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center with its Rising Star Award for 2016. The award was announced yesterday at the Vizient Clinical Connections Summit in Dallas. The event drew more than 2,200 attendees which included health care professionals from 350 member hospitals and health systems. The Rising Star Award recognizes academic medical centers that have made significant improvements in their year-overmore...
  • 09/30/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At the 2016 Vizient Clinical Connections Summit, held September 28-30 in Dallas, Vizient, Inc. presented Medical University of South Carolina and UF Health Jacksonville with its 2016 Innovation Excellence Award. This is the first time the award has been presented. The annual event for Vizient members drew more than 2,200 attendees which included health care professionals from 350 member hospitals and health systems. The Vizientmore...
  • 09/30/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. annually recognizes academic medical center members who demonstrate excellence in efficiently delivering high-quality outpatient care with Ambulatory Care Quality and Accountability Awards. The winners for 2016 were announced yesterday at the Vizient Clinical Connections Summit in Dallas. The annual member event drew more than 2,200 attendees which included representatives from 350 member hospitals and health systemsmore...
  • 09/30/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced 27 winners of the 2016 Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award. The award is given annually to academic medical center and community hospital members that have demonstrated superior performance as measured by Vizient’s Quality and Accountability Study. The award was posthumously renamed in 2015 to honor Bernard “Bernie” Birnbaum, MD, a noted health care leader and former member of themore...
  • 09/28/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced the formation of Ediom, LLC, a cognitive computing and data science company solely focused on the needs of health care. Vizient formed this new company with Anita Pramoda, founder of Owned Outcomes, Inc. and former Chief Financial Officer at Epic Systems. Ediom will utilize its proprietary cognitive computing platform to provide software and analytic solutions for Big Health Data challenges across themore...
  • 09/20/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. is proud to announce the finalists for our fourth annual Innovation Challenge, an event designed to illuminate some of the best new ideas in health care today. The five companies were chosen from a pool of almost sixty submissions spanning 17 states and four countries. Areas of focus include medical devices, genomics, wearables, artificial intelligence and health care IT. The Innovation Challenge will be held at 8 a.m.,more...
  • 09/12/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced it will host its 2016 Vizient Clinical Connections Summit on September 28-30 in Dallas. This is a new, clinically-focused annual event that builds off of the long history of the education-based member conferences of its legacy organizations which include VHA, University HealthSystem Consortium, Novation and MedAssets SCM/Sg2. The 2016 Vizient Clinical Connections Summit offers exclusivemore...
  • 08/22/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. announced today that Aaron Gerber, M.D. has been appointed president of Sg2, a Vizient company. In this new role, Dr. Gerber will guide Sg2 to further expand their suite of analytics-based health care intelligence, helping hospitals and health systems integrate, prioritize and drive growth and performance across the continuum of care. “I am very pleased that Aaron will be leading Sg2 as its president,” said Bharatmore...
  • 08/16/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today recognized 216 hospitals and health systems that have demonstrated excellence in lowering costs through the use of the company’s IMPACT Standardization Programs. Over the course of 2015, the program delivered over $135 million in total savings to participants. “In today’s healthcare environment hospitals nationwide are doing everything possible to contain operating costs and reduce supply expenses. This program is amore...

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