Vizient Announces Winners of 2017 Excellence Awards for Supply Chain Management and Sustainability



"We are proud of our member organizations for taking a leadership role in delivering meaningful improvements in each of these important areas."

IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced the winners of its 2017 Supply Chain Management Excellence and Sustainability Excellence Awards. The awards were announced at the Vizient Clinical Connections Summit held Sept. 13-14 in Denver.

The Supply Chain Management Excellence Award recognized members for their achievements related to improving supply chain performance in 2016. The winners are:

  • Distribution, Logistics and Inventory Management
    • Froedtert Health
    • Premier Health
    • Rush University Medical Center
    • The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
    • University of Chicago Medicine
  • Supplier Diversity
    • Premier Health
  • Sourcing and Resource Management
    • Froedtert Health
    • Shriners Hospitals For Children
    • University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
  • Supply Chain Innovation
    • University of Vermont Medical Center

The Vizient Sustainability Excellence Award recognizes members that demonstrate a focus and commitment to sustainability practices through the implementation of a new program with measurable success. The 2017 winners are:

  • Providence St. Joseph Health
  • University of Vermont Medical Center

“Vizient applauds these organizations for their commitment to continually improve their supply chain organization as well as their commitment to embrace the importance of sustainability practices locally and globally,” said Jody Hatcher, president, sourcing and collaboration services for Vizient. “We are proud of our member organizations for taking a leadership role in delivering meaningful improvements in each of these important areas.”

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 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 as well as our newsroom, blog, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube pages for more information about the company.


Vizient, Inc.
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