all press releases

  • 04/23/19
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To better assist member hospitals in successfully meeting their reporting requirements of chart-abstracted core measures, Vizient, Inc. announces an agreement with Medisolv, Inc. for its ENCOR Quality Management Platform. This new agreement builds on Vizient’s existing, successful relationship with Medisolv for their electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) management solution. Submission of chart-more...
  • 04/19/19
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient today commended President Trump for signing into law the Advancing Care for Exceptional (ACE) Kids Act. The law, which was recently approved by overwhelming bipartisan majorities in the House and Senate, will expand care options and promote enhanced care coordination for children who have complex medical needs. Vizient formally endorsed the ACE Kids Act, and is pleased to see it signed into law.more...
  • 04/16/19
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient today announced that The Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation has joined Vizient as a member with the goal of aligning and accelerating cost and quality performance. As part of this new agreement, The Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation will join Vizient’s group purchasing organization with the expectation of a decrease in its current supply costs. They have the opportunity to joinmore...
  • 04/09/19
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Over the last six years, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a number of highly innovative medical devices that have revolutionized cardiovascular care. These novel devices have provided advanced treatment options, improved quality of life and extended longevity for patients. Unfortunately, reimbursement has often failed to keep up with many of increasingly expensive treatment options. In the report, “Themore...
  • 04/04/19
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc., the largest member-driven health care performance improvement company in the country, today announced the recognition of 23 suppliers and distributors for delivering exceptional service to members. The awards were presented on Wednesday, April 3 during the 2019 Vizient Connections Business Summit in Las Vegas. This year, Vizient restructured its annual spring conference to create a combinedmore...
  • 04/01/19
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In response to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) request for public input on the methodology of the Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating on the Hospital Compare website, Vizient has submitted a detailed proposal for a more clinically grounded approach for the ratings. Vizient’s recommendations are intended to improve the Star Rating’s accuracy and clarity for patients, as well as to createmore...
  • 03/27/19
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient today announces its support of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health for moving forward to advance a number of pieces of legislation that will begin to tackle out-of-control prescription drug spending. We are encouraged by this morning’s markup of bills that aim to reduce drug prices by taking steps to support increased competition in the prescription drug marketplace. We aremore...
  • 03/27/19
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. announces it will host the 2019 Vizient Connections Business Summit April 2-5 at the ARIA in Las Vegas. This year, Vizient has restructured its annual spring conference to create a combined member and supplier event with an agenda designed to foster greater understanding and collaboration around business needs that can lead to more cost-effective care delivery. “The Connections Businessmore...
  • 03/22/19
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient announces its participation in the panel discussion for the upcoming webinar, “What’s Trending in Hospital Pharmacy in 2019,” hosted by Becker’s Hospital Review. The webinar is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. CDT Wednesday, March 27. Carina Dolan, PharmD, director of clinical oncology and pharmaceutical outcomes with the Center for Pharmacy Practice Excellence at Vizient, will participate as a panelist formore...
  • 03/18/19
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient today announced that it has endorsed two more bills aimed at reducing drug prices by taking steps to support competition in the prescription drug marketplace. First, Vizient endorsed the Fair Access for Safe and Timely (FAST) Generics Act of 2019. The FAST Generics Act would ensure that drug makers are unable to utilize stall tactics to prevent generic drug manufactures from accessingmore...