IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient,
Inc., the largest member-driven health care performance improvement
company in the U.S., has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a
global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical
business practices, as one of the 2018
World’s Most Ethical Companies.
This is the third year Vizient has been recognized, underscoring their
commitment to leading with integrity and prioritizing ethical businessmore...
IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The AAMC
(Association of American Medical Colleges) and Vizient
are pleased to announce that they have recently renewed their
partnership, which includes a commitment to both expand the capabilities
of the Faculty
Practice Solutions Center (FPSC) and develop new products and
Through this partnership, they plan to continue to enhance and expand
FPSC, which is a vital performance improvement tool formore...
IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient,
Inc., joins more than 40 other health care leaders to voice its
for the Creating and Restoring Equal Access to Equivalent Samples
(CREATES) Act (S. 974/H.R. 2212).
The CREATES Act addresses delay tactics used by brand manufacturers to
block entry of generic drugs into the marketplace by allowing generic
manufacturers to obtain relief for the delay tactics being used to
prevent their entrymore...
IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Capital purchases represent approximately 25 percent of a hospital’s
budget. This makes capital planning and group purchasing one of the most
complex procurement challenges for health care organizations. Vizient,
Inc., today announced the product categories and supplier savings
opportunities available as part of its Quarter 1 National Group Buys
Program available January 1 through March 31, 2018. The National
Group Buys program is one of severalmore...
IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Over the course of 2017, more than 60 new hospitals selected the Vizient
Clinical Data Base (CDB) analytics solution to leverage its
unmatched transparency in data methodology and benchmarking capabilities
and engage clinicians and motivate change. Over 95% of academic medical
centers, along with over 200 community hospitals across the country, now
use the CDB.
“The CDB’s benchmarking tools enable hospitals to engage with peermore...
IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. has released its January 2018 Drug Price Forecast and
estimates that for pharmaceutical purchases made from July 1, 2018 to
June 30, 2019, health systems can expect a 7.35 percent increase. An
executive summary of the Drug Price Forecast can be accessed here.
“The latest Drug Price Forecast highlights the ongoing market dynamics
that continue to contribute to rising pharmaceutical costs and
exacerbate the challenge ofmore...
IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pharmacy leaders and their health systems are at a crossroads. Moving
forward, they can continue traditional approaches to pharmacy operations
or adopt emerging perspectives that improve performance. To help drive
informed decision making, Vizient
has published, “Maximizing
pharmacy performance; Unleashing the power of optimal medication
management to transform care”, a new white paper that can be used to
improve operations and elevatemore...
IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The health care industry is facing one of its toughest challenges yet:
protecting vulnerable patient data and “connected” medical devices amid
a rising tide of credible and proven cybersecurity threats. To help
increase the conversation on this important topic, Vizient,
Inc. will share how it is leveraging its relationships with the
nation’s leading hospitals and device manufacturers to promote
industry-wide collaboration aimed at mitigating themore...
IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TPC,
a network of independent health systems located in Arkansas, Missouri
and Texas, has signed an agreement with Vizient
for comprehensive sourcing, performance improvement and cost management
services, including strategic sourcing, utilization management, and
clinical and operational consulting, as well as, service line, clinical
and supply chain analytics. Through the multi-year agreement that begins
in early 2018, Vizient will servemore...
IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Precise and accurate clinical documentation is vital for hospitals in
today’s value-based health care environment. To help hospitals, Vizient,
Inc. has launched a new Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI)
solution designed to support the implementation of best-in-class
processes, education and training.
“Improving Clinical Documentation is essential for assessing quality of
care. It is about properly documenting the resourcesmore...