IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient announces its participation in LogiMed, a national health care supply chain conference, focused on improving the health care supply chain in today’s dynamic healthcare environment. Steve Downey, group senior vice president, Supply Chain Operations, at Vizient will present at the event which will take place March 19-21 in San Diego.
Downey will share insights on strengthening hospital-supplier relationships during the “Customer Panel: Building Trust and Meeting the Complex Needs of Your Customer.” Topics that will be discussed during the panel will include: engaging with supplier resources to help drive hospital supply chain improvement, the role of technology in bringing suppliers and providers together and enhancing supplier and provider collaboration. The panel discussion will be held on Wednesday, March 20 at 9:15 a.m. PDT. The panel will also include:
- Alan McQueen, director of Supply Chain Logistics/Supply Chain Distribution at BJC HealthCare
- Kevin Thompson, chief supply chain officer, Sharp HealthCare
- John L. Wright, vice president of Supply Chain/Support Services, Supply Chain Operations, at Intermountain Healthcare
Vizient is the nation’s largest health care performance improvement company serving a diverse membership that includes academic medical centers, pediatric facilities, community hospitals, integrated health care delivery networks and non-acute health care providers.
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 approximately $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 2019, 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.