Vizient press releases

  • 10/30/19
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. will host a congressional briefing today titled, “Quantifying Quality: Data-Driven Hospital Performance Improvement,” with a panel that includes experts from the University of Kentucky Healthcare and Penn Medicine. U.S. Congressman Brett Guthrie (R-Ky), is also expected to offer remarks at the briefing, which will be held at 12:30 p.m. ET in the Longworth House Office Building in Washington, D.C. “Reliable data in health care is critical tomore...
  • 09/27/19
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on two key Medicare regulatory proposals – the Calendar Year (CY) 2020 Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and the CY 2020 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) and Quality Payment Program (QPP) proposed rules. Between the two rules, CMS is proposing several policy changes that would impact Vizient members and the patients they serve. Specifically, in Vizient’s commentsmore...
  • 09/23/19
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced that its Advisory Solutions consulting group has been ranked third among 43 firms in Modern Healthcare magazine’s annual survey of the largest health care management consulting firms. Last year, Vizient was ranked fifth largest. “It’s exciting to see Vizient move up in Modern Healthcare’s ranking to third place. We believe this demonstrates the value Vizient brings to our member health care systems through our advisory solutions,more...
  • 09/20/19
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced the winners of their Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award and Ambulatory Care Quality and Accountability Award for 2019. The awards, which recognized the outstanding performance of member health systems, were presented during the 2019 Vizient Connections Education Summit held Sept. 16-19 in Las Vegas. “This year’s award winners demonstrate how advanced analytics, when combined with leadership, collaboration,more...
  • 09/19/19
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc., has selected Community Partners of Dallas as the winner of its annual Norman Borlaug Humanitarian Award honoring the organization’s work helping abused children. Vizient presented the award, which included a $50,000 grant, Sept. 18 at the 2019 Vizient Connections Education Summit in Las Vegas. Vizient’s humanitarian award is named for the late Dr. Norman Borlaug, an agronomist who was known as “the man who saved a billion lives” for hismore...
  • 09/19/19
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced the winners of their Supply Chain Operational Excellence, Supplier Diversity Excellence and Environmentally Preferred Sourcing Excellence awards for 2019. The awards, which recognize outstanding performance of member health systems in four cohorts, were presented during the 2019 Vizient Connections Education Summit held Sept. 16-19 in Las Vegas. “This year’s award winners demonstrate the highest level of rigor in product cost andmore...
  • 09/16/19
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vizient, Inc. today announced the roll out of enhancements to its item master management platform, DataLYNXTM . This solution offers users several new tools for more effective item master management. The enhancements include compressed ERP descriptions, “on-demand” Global Trade Item Numbers (GTIN) and product attributes for environmentally preferred products (EPP), which improve item master data quality and completeness. “Enterprise resource planning (ERP)more...
  • 09/11/19
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. announces 21 new, renewed or expanded member agreements with health care organizations in the second quarter of 2019. These new agreements include academic medical centers, community hospitals, integrated health delivery networks and non-acute health care providers, and may cover some or all of the services and solutions available in the Vizient portfolio. “These new member agreements demonstrate the value health care organizations are finding inmore...
  • 09/10/19
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--During its annual fall Connections Education Summit Sept. 16-19 in Las Vegas, Vizient, Inc. will again partner with Huggies in their commitment to support communities end diaper need by donating 10,000 diapers to HELP of Southern Nevada Diaper Bank, a member of the National Diaper Bank Network. According to the 2017 study commissioned by Huggies, 36% of U.S. families struggle to provide fresh, clean diapers for their babies. Attendees at the event will havemore...
  • 09/09/19
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc., has recognized 269 member health care organizations for demonstrating excellence in lowering costs in the supply chain. Through the Impact Standardization Program, these hospitals streamlined their purchasing practices in designated product categories, earning rebates and in many cases attaining lower pricing from manufacturers. Since the Impact program’s inception in 1996, Vizient has delivered over $1.95 billion in rebate value to themore...