all press releases

  • 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...
  • 05/24/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced the opening of supplier registration for its Innovative Technology Expo 2016, which will be held Thursday, September 29 at the Omni Downtown in Dallas. More than 2,000 clinicians are expected to attend the Expo for a hands-on experience of new technologies that deliver improvement to clinical outcomes, enhance safety or drive incremental improvements to the health care business model. Thismore...
  • 05/17/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. announced today it will present on two topics during the CleanMed 2016 conference May 17-19, at the Omni Dallas Hotel in Dallas, Texas. CleanMed is the premier national environmental conference for leaders in health care sustainability who fuel passion for green health care. “We are honored to participate in CleanMed 2016 as a sponsor, presenter and exhibitor,” said Terri Scannell, corporate citizenship andmore...
  • 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...