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  • 04/20/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced its support of the decision by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to delay release of its overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings. In February, Vizient began a review of the inpatient and outpatient preview reports from 76 member health systems. After internal analysis, Vizient found several areas where the methodology could inadvertently reduce the public’s view of the total patient care providedmore...
  • 04/19/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc., today announced agreements with 12 health care providers and services companies to provide a wide range of performance improvement solutions to enhance operational, supply and clinical efficiency and reduce the total cost of care for their organizations. The new or extended agreements were completed between January 10 and March 10, 2016. The organizations joining Vizient will be utilizing a variety of performancemore...
  • 04/14/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc., the largest member-owned health care company in the country, today announced the presentation of its 2016 Excellence Awards for Sustainability to seven member health care systems for their achievements over the course of 2015. The awards were presented during the 2016 Vizient Connections Summit, held April 13-15 in Las Vegas. Vizient’s Sustainability Excellence Award recognizes member hospitals whomore...
  • 04/14/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc., the largest member-owned health care company in the country, today announced the presentation of its 2016 Excellence Awards to 17 member hospitals for achievements related to improving supply chain performance over the course of 2015. The awards were presented during the 2016 Vizient Connections Summit, held April 13-15 in Las Vegas. “Vizient commends these member health systems who found new ways to improvemore...
  • 04/14/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc., the largest member-owned health care company in the country, today announced the presentation of its President’s Award of Honor to two member health care systems for performance-related achievements over the course of 2015. The awards were presented to The University of Vermont Medical Center, Inc. and Yale New Haven Health System during the 2016 Vizient Connections Summit, held April 13-15 in Las Vegasmore...
  • 04/13/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc., the largest member-owned health care company in the country, today announced the recognition of 25 suppliers and distributors for service excellence in 2015. The awards were presented on Tuesday, April 12 during the 2016 Vizient Suppliers Summit, held in Las Vegas. The event featured education tracks and collaboration opportunities to help suppliers and distributors more efficiently deliver products and services thatmore...
  • 04/05/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced it is hosting its first annual Vizient Connections Summit, focused on supply chain operations, April 13-15, 2016 at the Bellagio Las Vegas. The annual conference, which builds off of the long history of education-based member conferences of its legacy organizations, will be its first as the newly integrated company. The 2016 Vizient Connections Summit will offer a collaborative setting wheremore...
  • 04/04/16
    IRVING, Texas, April 4, 2016—Vizient, Inc. today announced that Shoshana Krilow has joined the company as vice president of public policy and government relations. Vizient’s office of Public Policy & Government Relations serves as an advocate and liaison on legislative and regulatory issues impacting Vizient and its members including the importance of supply chain savings, hospital reimbursements, quality measures, prescription drug pricing and shortages.“Shoshana’s health policymore...
  • 04/04/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced its Period 2 national group buys, available April 1 through June 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 opportunities related to capital equipment purchases in Period 2 that will help hospitals make these importantmore...
  • 03/29/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Amid growing concerns of multidrug-resistant organisms, public health officials, pharmacists, physicians and other medical professionals from the city of Houston and surrounding areas met for the second annual Houston Antimicrobial Stewardship Symposium, held on Thursday, March 24, to discuss how the community can work together to help address the public health crisis of antibiotic resistance. Vizient’s Kristi Kuper helped organizemore...

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