all press releases

  • 07/13/16
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. & IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Missouri Hospital Association (MHA) today announced an agreement with the Vizient, Inc. Patient Safety Organization (PSO) that offers Missouri hospitals new tools in the effort to improve hospital quality and protect patients. This agreement, along with MHA’s agreement with Healthcare Services Group (HSG), combines the clinical quality, risk mitigation and patient safety resources of the three organizations into a robust quality andmore...
  • 07/13/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc., today announced 10 new or expanded agreements with health care provider organizations were signed between March 10 and June 30, 2016. The organizations will be utilizing a variety of Vizient’s performance improvement solutions, including group purchasing services, pharmacy and spend management analytics, workforce and performance services, and consulting services. The health care provider organizations with new ormore...
  • 07/11/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc., today announced Yuma Regional Medical Center, a not-for-profit hospital serving the residents of Yuma and surrounding communities in southwestern Arizona, has become its newest member. Yuma will also be a member of the Upper Midwest Consolidated Services Center (UMCSC), a Vizient SupplyNetwork™, to access additional value via their custom contract portfolio. “We are excited to have Yuma Regional Medical Center joinmore...
  • 07/07/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced that suppliers interested in participating in Vizient’s 2016 Innovative Technology Exchange may still apply; however, available exhibition space is now more than two-thirds full. The Innovative Technology Exchange (formerly known as Expo) will be held Thursday, September 29, at the Omni Downtown in Dallas. More than 2000 clinicians are expected to attend the Exchange for a hands-on experience of newmore...
  • 07/07/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Supply & Demand Chain Executive, the executive's user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, has selected Vizient, Inc. as a recipient of an SDCE 100 Award for 2016. The SDCE 100 is an annual list of 100 great supply chain projects. These projects can serve as a guide for supply chain executives who are looking for new opportunities to drive improvement in their own operations. These projectsmore...
  • 07/05/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced its Period 3 national group buys, available July 1 through September 30, 2016. The National Group Buy program is one of several innovative programs from Vizient designed to deliver additional savings each quarter to the hospitals it serves. “We are pleased to offer significant savings to all Vizient members for capital equipment purchases through our Period 3 group buy program. This program helpsmore...
  • 06/29/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. has been recognized by Forbes as one of “America’s Best Management Consulting Firms” for 2016. Vizient made the Forbes list in four categories: Healthcare, Supply Chain Management, Innovation, Growth, and New Business Models and Operations. Vizient’s subsidiary Sg2 was recognized in the Operations category. “It’s an honor to be recognized on the Forbes list in multiple categories,” said Dan Piro, executivemore...
  • 06/27/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc., the largest member-driven health care performance company in the country, today announced that its board of directors has appointed three new members. Joining Vizient’s board are Ralph W. Muller, chief executive officer of the University of Pennsylvania Health System; C.A. Lance Piccolo, president and chief executive officer of HealthPic; and Carol J. Zierhoffer, senior vice president and global chief informationmore...
  • 05/31/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient Inc. believes the products purchased by health care organizations matter beyond just clinical outcomes and cost savings. Environmentally friendly and sustainable products impact the health of their staff, patients and communities overall. Currently, Vizient offers more than 36,000 Environmentally Preferred Purchasing (EPP) line items through its contracts, and today, the company announced an agreement with MindClick, Inc. thatmore...
  • 05/26/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Decades of overprescribing and misuse of antibiotics have resulted in bacteria that are increasingly resistant to current drugs, creating a growing threat of new “superbugs” that are difficult, and sometimes even impossible, to treat. To help acute-care hospitals in the U.S. implement strategies to promote appropriate, safe use of antibiotics, the National Quality Forum (NQF), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Hospitalmore...

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