Vizient Clinical Connections Summit and Innovative Technology Exchange Set for September



"Every aspect of our annual clinical conference is designed to provide our diverse membership with fresh ideas and practical solutions that help enable them to improve patient care"

IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced it will host its annual Clinical Connections Summit Sept. 12-14 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. The Vizient Clinical Connections Summit offers exclusive education and networking opportunities for leaders of academic medical centers, community-based health care organizations, pediatric facilities, and suppliers to discuss strategies and approaches to achieve measurable and sustainable clinical improvements.

As part of the Summit, Vizient will also host its Innovative Technology Exchange on Thursday, Sept. 14, noon-3 p.m. The Exchange is a showcase of the latest in innovative health care technology designed to improve patient outcomes as well as improve patient or caregiver safety. Attendees have direct access to new products and provides the opportunity to ask questions and offer feedback to suppliers that may influence future product development.

“Every aspect of our annual clinical conference is designed to provide our diverse membership with fresh ideas and practical solutions that help enable them to improve patient care,” said Byron Jobe, president and chief administrative and financial officer.

The Clinical Connections Summit and the Innovative Technology Exchange are designed for CEOs, COOs, CFOs and health care leaders in clinical, pharmacy, quality, safety and risk, as well as supply chain areas focused on improving clinical outcomes. The event agenda includes educational and interactive sessions on topics such as:

  • Care delivery improvement across the care continuum
  • Strategies for operational excellence
  • Network solutions
  • Strategic competencies
  • Trends and innovations

In addition to educational sessions led by industry experts, conference attendees will hear from best-selling author Marcus Engel, who will share his story of the good, the bad and the profound in patient care. Entrepreneur Mike Maddock will bring his out-of-the-box approach to problem solving that inspires attendees to find “what’s next” for their organizations.

The Vizient Clinical Connections Summit is made possible by the generous support of US Foods, who serves as the event’s Diamond sponsor. Platinum sponsors include Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC, Halyard Health, PepsiCo, PNC, Standard Textile and CSL Behring, LLC. Sysco Corporation is sponsor of the Vizient Innovative Technology Exchange.

More information about the 2017 Vizient Clinical Connections Summit can be found here.

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 serves a diverse membership and customer base which includes academic medical centers, pediatric facilities, community hospitals, integrated health delivery networks and non-acute health care providers and represents almost $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 the recently acquired MedAssets’ Spend and Clinical Resource Management (SCM) segment, which includes Sg2. In 2016, Vizient received a World’s Most Ethical Company designation from the Ethisphere Institute. Vizient headquarters is based 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.
Angie Boliver, 972-830-7961

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