IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. (“Vizient”) announces that Byron Jobe, its previous president, chief administrative and financial officer, is the new president and CEO of the Company. This announcement is the result of a multi-year succession plan that has been thoughtfully developed and executed by Vizient’s Board.
Jobe has a long history of leadership roles in the health care industry, including in the areas of strategy, operations and finance. Jobe began his career at Vizient (then VHA Inc.) in 1994, where he focused on corporate planning and business development. Jobe left the organization in 1999 to work in the health care technology sector, returning in 2007. Jobe’s broad and diverse experience includes positions with PwC, Baylor Scott & White Health and Healthvision.
“This is an exciting time to serve the leading health care providers across the nation,” Jobe said. “Vizient is in a unique position to make a meaningful impact in this industry. As a provider-driven company, we can leverage the scale and collective voice of our members to lower costs, improve quality outcomes and advance our nation’s health care.”
About Vizient, Inc.
Vizient, Inc., the largest member-driven health care performance improvement company in the country, provides innovative data-driven solutions, expertise and collaborative opportunities that lead to improved patient outcomes and lower costs. Vizient’s diverse membership base includes academic medical centers, pediatric facilities, community hospitals, integrated health delivery networks and non-acute health care providers and represents approximately $100 billion in annual purchasing volume. The Vizient brand identity represents the integration of VHA Inc., University HealthSystem Consortium and Novation, which combined in 2015, as well as MedAssets’ Spend and Clinical Resource Management (SCM) segment, including Sg2, which was acquired in 2016. In 2018, Vizient again received a World’s Most Ethical Company designation from the Ethisphere Institute. Vizient’s headquarters are in Irving, Texas, with locations in Chicago and other cities across the United States. Please visit www.vizientinc.com as well as our newsroom, blog, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube pages for more information about the company.