IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vizient, Inc. , today announced the product categories and supplier savings opportunities available as part of its Quarter 3 National Group Buys Program available July 1 through Sept. 30. The National Group Buys program is one of several strategic programs from Vizient designed to deliver additional cost savings to its member hospitals.
Siemens Healthineers, the featured supplier for Quarter 3, is offering savings opportunities across 11 capital and imaging categories including: cardiovascular imaging systems, CT scanner systems, general radiography equipment, hemodynamic and electrophysiology monitors, mammography, MRI systems, nuclear medicine equipment, PET/CT systems, ultrasound systems, C-Arms and urology systems.
“Vizient is delighted to offer its members another opportunity to lower costs beyond our nationally negotiated contracts for capital equipment and other products and services through our national group buys program,” said Brent Gee, associate vice president of strategic programs. “Our featured supplier this quarter, Siemens Healthineers, is offering significant savings off contract across 11 capital and imaging categories plus a special service value option our members won’t want to miss.”
Other suppliers offering additional savings on products in the Quarter 3 National Group Buys Program include:
During this group buys period, participating suppliers may also offer value in the form of savings, extended parts warranty, training, leasing options, financing options, point-of-sale service discounts and trade-in allowances.
Since 2005, members and affiliates served by Vizient have made more than $9 billion in purchases through this program with more than $2.7 billion in savings. In 2018, Vizient members realized over $542 million in savings by participating in the National Group Buys Program.
About Vizient, Inc.
Vizient, Inc. provides solutions and services that improve the delivery of high-value care by aligning cost, quality and market performance for more than 50% of the nation’s acute care providers, which includes 95% of the nation’s academic medical centers, and more than 20% of ambulatory providers. Vizient provides expertise, analytics and advisory services, as well as a contract portfolio that represents more than $100 billion in annual purchasing volume, to improve patient outcomes and lower costs. Vizient has earned a World’s Most Ethical Company designation from the Ethisphere Institute every year since its inception. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Vizient has offices throughout the United States. Learn more at www.vizientinc.com.