all press releases

  • 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...
  • 12/15/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today applauds passage of the revised 21st Century Cures Act, which was signed into law by President Obama on Tuesday, December 13. The law is designed to spur biomedical innovations, improve processes and provide new funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The investments included in the law have the potential to markedly enhance health care delivery, andmore...
  • 12/05/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As businesses around the world, including those in the healthcare industry, are beginning to recognize the negative impact that chemicals have on human health and the environment, Vizient, Inc. today announced a major step toward measuring and voluntarily phasing out toxic chemicals. In partnership with the Chemical Footprint Project, the first-ever common metric for publicly benchmarking chemical use and management, Vizient ismore...
  • 12/01/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In letters to members of the House and Senate, Vizient, Inc. announced its support for passage of the revised 21st Century Cures Act, noting that the legislation represents meaningful bipartisan work aimed at improving patient care by investing in systems that are catalysts for biomedical innovations. Vizient is the nation’s largest health care performance improvement company serving a diverse membership that includes academic medical centers,more...
  • 11/29/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. announced today that it will participate in three educational sessions at the ASHP 2016 Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition, December 4-8 in Las Vegas, Nevada. With its focus on improving patient care and medication safety, the ASHP event is expected to be attended by more than 20,000 pharmacy professionals from around the globe. Vizient’s Steven Lucio, Pharm.D., BCPS, Associate Vice President Clinicalmore...
  • 11/21/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. announced it won two silver and one bronze award for its brand development and rebranding efforts from Transform magazine. The magazine’s annual awards honor the most innovative, creative and successful brand work across the world. Each of the prestigious award programs focus on specific aspects of the branding process and provides a platform from which to benchmark and showcase excellence. The awards received bymore...
  • 11/03/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Each year in the United States, at least two million people become infected with bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics and at least 23,000 people die each year as a direct result of these infections. As part of its support of The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Get Smart About Antibiotics Week 2016, Vizient Inc. is hosting two free educational webinars for health care professionals to help raise awareness of the threat ofmore...
  • 11/02/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced it will be presenting on the “Successful Commercialization of Biosimilars” to the hospital market segment at the Third Annual Biosimilars North America conference, November 17-18 in Iselin, New Jersey. Vizient’s L. Ross Day, R.Ph. D.P., director of pharmacy, Sourcing Operations will make the presentation. The biosimilars market presents significant opportunities for pharmaceuticals and biotechmore...