all press releases

  • 09/27/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announces it will host the 2018 Vizient Connections Summit, focused on clinically effective and operationally efficient strategies to improve patient outcomes and transform health care operations, Oct. 2-4 in Las Vegas. The annual fall conference will offer members, industry experts and suppliers a blended networking and educational programming agenda with strategies that will help cliniciansmore...
  • 09/26/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--During its annual fall Connections Summit, being held Oct. 2-4 in Las Vegas, Vizient, Inc. is partnering with the Huggies No Baby Unhugged initiative to donate 10,000 diapers to the Las Vegas Diaper Bank. According to the 2017 study commissioned by Huggies, 36% of U.S. families struggle to provide fresh, clean diapers for their babies. As part of this year’s member volunteer activities at the Vizientmore...
  • 09/26/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vizient today announced the participants for the sixth annual Innovation Challenge, an event designed to highlight the best new ideas in healthcare today. The Innovation Challenge will be held on Oct. 3 at 3:45 p.m. as part of the opening general session for the 2018 Vizient Connections Summit to be held at The Wynn in Las Vegas. The Innovation Challenge is an interactive pitch competition that offers amore...
  • 09/25/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For more than 25 years, the 340B Drug Pricing Program has been helping hospitals expand access to prescription drugs and access to care to low-income and uninsured patients. Vizient is supportive of this important program and the recently announced “340B Hospital Commitment to Good Stewardship Principles” put forth by the American Hospital Association (AHA), and endorsed by America’s Essential Hospitals, the Associationmore...
  • 09/25/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient announces that it has received the Strategic Alliance – System award for 2018 from Parkview Health’s Supply Chain. The award was presented on Sept. 19 during Parkview’s Vendor Recognition ceremony at the Mirro Center for Research on the campus of Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Ind. The Strategic Alliance – System award is presented annually by Parkview to a vendor organizationmore...
  • 09/13/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. has recognized 234 member hospitals that have demonstrated excellence in lowering costs through the use of the company’s Impact Standardization Program. Over the course of 2017, the program delivered over $181 million in total cash rebates to participants. “The Vizient Impact Standardization Program is an effective, time-proven benefit that helps members achieve their goals for productmore...
  • 09/11/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced its participation in the upcoming IDN Summit and Reverse Expo which gives leading independent delivery networks (IDNs) and health systems a unique opportunity to interact with supply chain experts from group purchasing organizations and suppliers. The event will be held Sept. 17-19 in Phoenix. In addition to being a gold-level sponsor for the event, supply chain experts frommore...
  • 09/06/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient applauds the U.S. Senate for advancing bipartisan legislation to continue and expand federal support for pediatric medical education. The Vizient-endorsed legislation, The Dr. Benjy Frances Brooks Children's Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act (H.R. 5385), will extend the Children’s Hospital Graduate Medical Education (CHGME) Program for five years and increased the amount of funding available throughmore...
  • 09/06/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today released its report “The Beat Goes On: Weighing Clinical Benefits, Patient Selection and Healthcare Economics of MRI-Compatible Cardiac Rhythm Devices”, which discusses the financial impact to hospitals resulting from the sudden and dramatic increase in the use of MRI-compatible CRM devices over the last 18 months. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-compatible cardiac rhythm managementmore...
  • 09/04/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient announces that Steven Lucio, PharmD, BCPS, associate vice president, pharmacy services, will present on behalf of the company and its member hospitals at the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) public hearing “Facilitating Price Competition and Innovation in the Biological Products Marketplace,” being held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. The hearing will focus on providing feedback to FDA on how to facilitatemore...