all press releases

  • 02/26/19
    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 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies. This is the fourth year Vizient has been recognized and is one of only three honorees in the Business Services category,more...
  • 02/22/19
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient announces that it will be presenting at the Healthcare Leadership Council’s panel discussion, “The First Step to Healthcare Success: Placing Patients at the Center of Care Models,” being held today from noon to 1 p.m. EST at the Longworth Room 1100, in Washington, DC. The discussion will center on how health care organizations are prioritizing the needs of patients and ensuring high-quality care.more...
  • 02/18/19
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient today announced its support for the Advancing Care for Exceptional (ACE) Kids Act. The bipartisan ACE Kids Act would expand care options and promote enhanced care coordination for children who have complex medical needs. In letters to the lead sponsors in the House and Senate, Vizient has offered our formal endorsement of the ACE Kids Act. “Pediatric patients must have access to the highest quality caremore...
  • 02/14/19
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient announces that it will present research insights on CAR-T therapy and bone marrow transplants, based on data from its Clinical Database/Resource Manager (CDB/RM™) as part of the 2019 Transplantation & Cellular Therapy Meeting of ASBMT and CIBMTR to be held Feb. 20-24 in Houston. Vizient will present four posters at the event which is focused on recent progress in basic science, translational researchmore...
  • 02/11/19
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient announced today that it has endorsed the Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act of 2019. The essential, yet targeted, increase in the number of residency slots under the legislation would provide vital resources to our nation’s teaching hospitals to expand opportunities for medical education and training to support the next generation of physicians. The Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Actmore...
  • 02/11/19
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient announces it will create a centralized item master tool for a supply chain innovation program envisioned by the Captis® network of member hospitals and providers. The new solution will begin to establish a virtual, cohesive supply chain capable of sharing timely information among the network’s members, suppliers, and staff. Captis is a collaborative, member-driven and owned aggregation group withmore...
  • 02/06/19
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc., joins more than 50 other health care leaders in voicing its strong support for the Creating and Restoring Equal Access to Equivalent Samples (CREATES) Act. 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 entry. “more...
  • 01/28/19
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. released today its January 2019 Drug Price Forecast projecting health systems, including inpatient and non-acute environments, can expect a 4.28 percent increase for pharmaceutical purchases made from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. In spite of this trend of continued moderation in anticipated drug pricing inflation, the overall cost of medications combined with other practice issues and regulatorymore...
  • 01/07/19
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient and Cooperative Services of Florida (CSF) announced today that they have signed a strategic membership agreement. Vizient will serve as the preferred national group purchasing organization (GPO) and strategic cost management partner for CSF and their member health systems. The agreement also includes an aggregation group development strategy and all analytics modules within the Vizient Savings ActualyzerTMmore...
  • 01/03/19
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. is extremely pleased by the recent ruling made by a federal district court judge that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) “exceeded its statutory authority” when the agency reduced Medicare payments to hospitals participating in the 340B Drug Pricing Program by nearly 30 percent. Although the Court granted the plaintiffs’ motion for a permanent injunction, it did not reach a decision onmore...