IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc., the largest member-driven health care performance improvement company in the country, today announced the recognition of 23 suppliers and distributors for service excellence in 2016. The awards were presented on Tuesday, April 4, during the 2017 Vizient Supplier Summit in Las Vegas. The event featured education tracks and collaboration opportunities to help suppliers and distributors more efficiently deliver products and services that accelerate the performance of Vizient members.
“The Vizient Supplier Summit is all about creating momentum - creating the momentum with the supplier community that is critical to us delivering on our promise - helping our members deliver exceptional, cost effective care. The event is also about taking the time to recognize and celebrate the companies and individuals who consistently go above and beyond in serving members of Vizient, Provista and the Children’s Hospital Association. We truly appreciate the work you do,” said Pete Allen, executive vice president, sourcing operations.
The following suppliers and distributors were recognized for their excellence in providing value and benefit to members in 2016.
|Mark McKenna Overall Supplier of the Year Award||Medline Industries|
|Pediatric Supplier of the Year Award||Procter & Gamble|
|Diversity Supplier of the Year Award||Mobile Instrument Repair|
|Environmental Excellence Award||3M|
|Innovative Technology Award||MiMedx Group, Inc.|
|Compliance & Integrity Award||Cardinal Health OptiFreight® Logistics|
|Physician Preference Supplier of the Year Award||Medtronic CVG Cardiovascular Group|
|Member Business Ventures Supplier Partner||Boston Scientific|
|Pharmaceutical Supplier of the Year Award||Fresenius Kabi|
|aptitudeTM Seller of the Year Award||Cardinal Health|
|Capital and Imaging Supplier of the Year Award||Philips Healthcare|
|Distributor of the Year Award||Morris & Dickson|
|Purchased Services Supplier of the Year Award||Cross Country Healthcare|
|Food and Nutrition Supplier of the Year Award||Kraft Heinz Company|
|Business Technology and Support Services Supplier of the Year Award||FedEx Corporation|
|IMPACT Standardization Programs Supplier of the Year Award||Performance Health|
|Group Buy Supplier of the Year Award||US Foods|
|Capital Group Buy Supplier of the Year Award||Siemens Healthineers|
|NOVAPLUS® Supplier of the Year Award||Triose, Inc.|
|NOVAPLUS Pharmaceutical Supplier of the Year Award||Avadel Pharmaceuticals|
|Medical/Surgical Supplier of the Year Award||Medline Industries|
|National Account Manager of the Year Award||John Eppard, Sanofi|
|Custom Solutions Partner of the Year Award||C.R. Bard, Inc.|
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.