Vizient Experts to Present at AHRMM19 Conference and Exhibition




IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Supply chain experts from Vizient, Inc., the nation’s largest health care performance improvement company, will present at the AHRMM19 Conference and Exhibition, July 28-31 in San Diego. The Association for Healthcare Resources and Materials Management (AHRMM) is the leading member organization for health care supply chain professionals and offers education and networking opportunities for health care providers, academics, affiliates and vendors.

Vizient supply chain experts are scheduled for the following presentations:

Sunday, July 28
Pre-conference: Certified Materials and Resource Professionals (CMRP) Overview
Lora Johnson, consulting director for Vizient, will participate in this panel discussion. This session provides an overview of the CMRP examination, exam content areas and the types of questions asked. Participants will discuss sample exam questions and the reasoning behind those answers.

Monday, July 29
Learning Pavilion: Chart a Course to Better Outcomes: How to Succeed with Clinical Supply Integration
Deborah Roy, principal, clinical advisory solutions for Vizient, will lead this discussion. The presentation is designed to help attendees identify critical elements for a clinical-supply integration program and a strong framework that leads to organizational success in achieving better cost, quality and outcomes.

Tuesday, July 30
Learning Pavilion: Transforming the Health Care Supply Chain into a Strategic Organizational Asset
Rachel Martin, Vizient senior director of supply chain operations, and Erik Axter, managing principal of advisory solutions for Vizient, will take part in a panel discussion focusing on what drives a health system’s approach to transform the supply chain function into a strategic asset. Positive actions include enabling organizational affordability and quality performance improvement.

Wednesday, July 31
Learning Lab: Supply Chain Best Practices: How One Industry Leader Drove EPP Strategies for Procurement Decisions
Cristina Indiveri, senior director, program services for Vizient, will be a part of the panel discussion on the market confusion regarding what makes a product environmentally preferred or “green.” The session will explore how to apply environmentally preferred practices and utilize them in procurement decisions.

About Vizient, Inc.

Vizient, Inc. provides solutions and services that improve the delivery of high-value care by aligning cost, quality and market performance for more than 50% of the nation’s acute care providers, which includes 95% of the nation’s academic medical centers, and more than 20% of ambulatory providers. Vizient provides expertise, analytics and advisory services, as well as a contract portfolio that represents more than $100 billion in annual purchasing volume, to improve patient outcomes and lower costs. Vizient has earned a World’s Most Ethical Company designation from the Ethisphere Institute every year since its inception. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Vizient has offices throughout the United States. Learn more at

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