11/18/21

Vizient Presents Norman Borlaug Humanitarian Award to Chicago Nonprofit Ignite at Connections Summit

Vizient awards Ignite, a Chicago nonprofit that provides housing and education to homeless youth, the 2021 Norman Borlaug Humanitarian Award.

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11/18/21

Vizient Connections Summit Celebrates Members, Provides Insights in Sustainable Quality and Offers a Look Ahead to the ‘New Normal’ in Health Care

The Summit also offered perspectives on potential systemic changes in patient-provider interactions that organizations should prepare for as well as a discussion on the future of payer and payment determinations.

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11/17/21

Vizient Recognizes Suppliers and Distributors in 14 Categories for Service Excellence

Vizient recognizes the superior performance of suppliers and distributors for their work to deliver exceptional service to its members.

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11/15/21

Vizient Medical Device Tech Watch Highlights Rapid Adoption of AI-Enabled Stroke Detection

Analysis from the Vizient Clinical Data Base shows a rapid uptake in AI for detection of ischemic stroke: latest Medical Device Tech Watch. More
11/08/21

Vizient Calls on Industry Stakeholders to Join Alliance to End Drug Shortages

The number of active drug shortages in the U.S. has remained above 200 since 2017. As a result, patients and prescribers in the U.S. face disruption in accessing medications, sometimes impacting life-saving care. The End Drug Shortages Alliance will provide a forum for key stakeholders across the industry to take strategic aim at one of the health care industry’s most pressing and enduring issues.

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11/03/21

Kaufman Hall and Vizient Announce Investment and Strategic Collaboration

Kaufman, Hall & Associates, LLC (“Kaufman Hall”), a strategic advisor for healthcare systems and providers, and Vizient, Inc. (“Vizient”), the nation’s leading healthcare performance improvement company, announced that Vizient will make a strategic, minority investment in Kaufman Hall. Funds affiliated with Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC (“MDP”) will continue to own a majority position in Kaufman Hall.

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10/26/21

Vizient Announces Milestone in Fight to End Drug Shortages: 100 Million Additional Units of Essential Medications Through Novaplus Enhanced Supply Program in Under Two Years

Vizient announces its Novaplus Enhanced Supply Program has brought 100 million additional units of essential medication inventory to the supply chain. More
09/21/21

Vizient’s Shaifali Ray and Karyl Kopaskie Selected for National Leadership Program to Eliminate Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care

Vizient announces Shaifali Ray and Karyl Kopaskie to participate in a leadership program addressing racial and ethnic disparities in health care. More
09/20/21

Fortune and Great Place to Work® Name Vizient One of the 2021 Best Workplaces for Women™

Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine have honored Vizient as one of the 2021 Best Workplaces for Women™.

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09/20/21

Vizient Offers Findings on Patients and Families as Educators in Health Care

Vizient announces survey results, measuring the prevalence of patients and families as educators in hospitals and academic medical centers. More