all press releases

  • 08/16/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today recognized 216 hospitals and health systems that have demonstrated excellence in lowering costs through the use of the company’s IMPACT Standardization Programs. Over the course of 2015, the program delivered over $135 million in total savings to participants. “In today’s healthcare environment hospitals nationwide are doing everything possible to contain operating costs and reduce supply expenses. This program is amore...
  • 08/11/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. continues its work to assist minority business owners by again collaborating with the Healthcare Supplier Diversity Alliance (HSDA), Tuck Business School at Dartmouth College (Tuck) and Novant Health to offer Building a High-Performing Minority Business . This executive training program is specifically designed for owners of minority owned businesses in the health care industry. The program will be held November 13–more...
  • 08/10/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. announced it has received a 2016 Silver Aster Award in Medical Marketing for its company website vizientinc.com. The Aster Awards, one of the largest national competitions of its kind, is hosted by Marketing Healthcare Today Magazine and Creative Images, Inc. This elite program recognized outstanding healthcare professionals for excellence in their advertising/marketing efforts for the calendar year 2015. Themore...
  • 08/01/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced it recently received awards from Minority Business News USA and Women’s Enterprise USA, recognizing its commitment to progressive supplier diversity practices. Vizient’s Pete Allen, executive vice president, sourcing operations and Mark Cartwright, senior director, supplier diversity, were named to Minority Business News USA’s 2016 Champions of Supplier Diversity list. Minority Business News USAmore...
  • 07/28/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. concurs with statements made by hospitals and industry associations regarding the release of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Overall Hospital Star Ratings. While our company strongly supports providing meaningful information to help the public make informed healthcare decisions, CMS’s current methodology creates rating results that have the potential to steer patients away from some of the nation’s bestmore...
  • 07/27/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced it was recently designated as a Committed Partner by the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network (LAN). This national, multi-stakeholder coalition will be focused on helping to advance the work being done across various sectors within the health care system to increase the adoption of value-based payments and alternative payment models (APMs). The Department of Health and Human Servicesmore...
  • 07/26/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Two supply chain analytics experts from Vizient, Inc. have been selected to present at the AHRMM 2016 Conference and Exposition, July 31 - August 3, 2016 in San Diego, Calif. AHRMM16 is the premier education event and the central meeting place for providers, academics, affiliates and vendors working in all facets of health care supply chain. The presentations by Vizient will give attendees insights on a new supply chain analytics platform tomore...
  • 07/21/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced it is launching the health care industry’s most comprehensive supply chain analytics platform. Vizient Savings Actualyzer™ fully integrates supply chain data to easily and immediately identify and prioritize savings opportunities, then track and measure results – all from one platform. This unrivaled capability creates a new category of supply chain analytics that will fundamentally change how health caremore...
  • 07/18/16
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced that Phoenix Children’s Hospital will begin using its national contract portfolio through its supply chain partnership with Children’s Hospital Association. Vizient’s pediatric portfolio is the industry's largest with more than 35,000 pediatric-specific line items on contract. The pediatric contract portfolio, analytics and other programs are all specifically designed to meet the unique needs andmore...
  • 07/13/16
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. & IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Missouri Hospital Association (MHA) today announced an agreement with the Vizient, Inc. Patient Safety Organization (PSO) that offers Missouri hospitals new tools in the effort to improve hospital quality and protect patients. This agreement, along with MHA’s agreement with Healthcare Services Group (HSG), combines the clinical quality, risk mitigation and patient safety resources of the three organizations into a robust quality andmore...