IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. announces that Saint Luke’s Health System, in Kansas City, Missouri, has renewed its membership agreement. The agreement continues their access to the Vizient group purchasing portfolio for their acute and nonacute facilities, as well as analytics related to market dynamics from Vizient subsidiary company, Sg2. Saint Luke’s will also continue to utilize several analytics solutions such as Vizient Clinical Data Base and Resource ManagerTM and Vizient Operational Data Base.
“It is exciting to again be selected by Saint Luke’s for our group purchasing and analytics services. We are pleased that the Saint Luke’s team saw the value that Vizient offers resulting from the integration of our legacy companies, in the breadth and depth of our contract portfolio, and the richness of our data tools and market analysis capabilities. Saint Luke’s has a reputation for performance and quality and we are proud to partner with them as they meet the challenges of today’s acute and nonacute health care market,” said Rand Ballard, chief customer officer for Vizient.
The Saint Luke’s Health System includes 10 hospitals, more than 210 nonacute locations and 640 physicians. Saint Luke’s provides comprehensive health care for a metropolitan area of two million people, and a service area spanning 67 counties in Kansas and Missouri. The major services it offers include cardiovascular, stroke and spinal, behavioral, neonatal intensive care and level I trauma care. Saint Luke’s Health System is a faith-based, not-for-profit, aligned health system committed to the highest levels of excellence in providing health care and health-related services in a caring environment. They are dedicated to enhancing the physical, mental, and spiritual health of the diverse communities they serve.
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 nonacute health care providers and represents more than $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 2017, 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.