all press releases

  • 04/05/17
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc., the largest member-driven health care performance improvement company in the country, today announced the recognition of 23 suppliers and distributors for service excellence in 2016. The awards were presented on Tuesday, April 4, during the 2017 Vizient Supplier Summit in Las Vegas. The event featured education tracks and collaboration opportunities to help suppliers and distributors more efficiently deliver products andmore...
  • 04/03/17
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced the product categories and suppliers participating in its Quarter 2 National Group Buys Program available April 1 through June 30, 2017. Vizient’s innovative National Group Buys Program is one of several strategic programs designed to deliver additional savings each quarter to the member hospitals it serves. Philips Healthcare, the featured supplier for Quarter 2, is offering savingsmore...
  • 03/29/17
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Health care industry experts, infectious diseases thought leaders and epidemiology professionals will convene in St. Louis on March 29-31, 2017 for the Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America’s (SHEA) spring conference. Kristi Kuper, PharmD, BCPS, senior clinical manager, infectious diseases for Vizient, Inc., will present as part SHEA’s antibiotic stewardship course for conference attendees. Attendees of the 2017more...
  • 03/29/17
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. announced it will host the 2017 Vizient Connections Summit, focused on improving supply chain performance, April 4-6 at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. The conference will offer members, industry experts and suppliers a blended networking and educational programming agenda on strategies for supply chain management to help accelerate financial and operations performance. The conference agenda is designed for CEOs,more...
  • 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...