IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. announces that its board of directors elected David P. Blom, president and chief executive officer of OhioHealth, in Columbus, Ohio as Board Chair effective at the conclusion of the company’s June 8, 2017 stockholder meeting. Blom will remain president and CEO at OhioHealth while fulfilling his duties as Vizient Board Chair.
Blom succeeds Marna Borgstrom, chief executive officer of Yale New Haven Health in New Haven, Connecticut. Borgstrom, who served as chair since 2014, will continue as a member of Vizient’s board. Ann Madden Rice, chief executive officer of UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California will continue serving as the Vice-Chair of the board.
“Dave brings a wealth of health care expertise, and we are excited to work with him as we face a fast-changing landscape," said Curt Nonomaque, president and CEO of Vizient. "I also want to thank Marna for her service during a period of great change and growth for Vizient, and we are pleased she will continue to serve on our board following her tenure. All of our board members bring both national and local perspectives that help our members – and the health care industry at-large – achieve the highest possible quality outcomes while lowering their overall costs.”
Blom joined OhioHealth, a faith-based, not-for-profit family of hospitals and health services, in 1983 and was named President and CEO of OhioHealth in March 2002. He has a track record of achievement with a solid understanding of complex issues facing health care delivery. He has expertise in leading strategic initiatives, managing and developing human capital, improving profitability, and improving quality of care and customer experience. In 2015, Blom was appointed by Congress to serve as a member of the Veterans Affairs Commission on Care. OhioHealth’s 29,000 associates, 3,600 physicians and 3,000 volunteers serve a 48-county area in the state.
The Vizient Board of Directors includes executives from member organizations, as well as directors from outside the Vizient membership. The board works hand-in-hand with leadership to advance the Company’s strategic direction and its delivery of value to members.
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 www.vizientinc.com as well as our newsroom, blog, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube pages for more information about the company.