all press releases

  • 07/28/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. concurs with statements made by hospitals and industry associations regarding the release of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Overall Hospital Star Ratings. While our company strongly supports providing meaningful information to help the public make informed healthcare decisions, CMS’s current methodology creates rating results that have the potential to steer patients away from some of the nation’s bestmore...
  • 07/27/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced it was recently designated as a Committed Partner by the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network (LAN). This national, multi-stakeholder coalition will be focused on helping to advance the work being done across various sectors within the health care system to increase the adoption of value-based payments and alternative payment models (APMs). The Department of Health and Human Servicesmore...
  • 07/26/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Two supply chain analytics experts from Vizient, Inc. have been selected to present at the AHRMM 2016 Conference and Exposition, July 31 - August 3, 2016 in San Diego, Calif. AHRMM16 is the premier education event and the central meeting place for providers, academics, affiliates and vendors working in all facets of health care supply chain. The presentations by Vizient will give attendees insights on a new supply chain analytics platform tomore...
  • 07/21/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced it is launching the health care industry’s most comprehensive supply chain analytics platform. Vizient Savings Actualyzer™ fully integrates supply chain data to easily and immediately identify and prioritize savings opportunities, then track and measure results – all from one platform. This unrivaled capability creates a new category of supply chain analytics that will fundamentally change how health caremore...
  • 07/18/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced that Phoenix Children’s Hospital will begin using its national contract portfolio through its supply chain partnership with Children’s Hospital Association. Vizient’s pediatric portfolio is the industry's largest with more than 35,000 pediatric-specific line items on contract. The pediatric contract portfolio, analytics and other programs are all specifically designed to meet the unique needs andmore...
  • 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...