all press releases

  • 05/02/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. has selected Destiny Rescue as the winner of its annual Norman Borlaug Humanitarian Award honoring the organization’s extraordinary work helping others and making a difference in the world. Vizient presented the award, which included a grant to further the work of Destiny Rescue, on Wednesday, May 2 at the 2018 Vizient Connections Summit in Las Vegas. Vizient’s humanitarian award is named for the late Dr.more...
  • 04/26/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced that David F. Ertel will join the company as its chief financial officer on May 22, 2018. As CFO, Ertel will have responsibility for financial planning and analysis, accounting, audit services and information technology, and he will report to Byron Jobe, president and chief executive officer at Vizient. “David has a unique blend of experience, including working with Wall Street, investment bankers andmore...
  • 04/25/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. announces it will host the 2018 Vizient Connections Summit, focused on maximizing supply chain operations and pharmacy performance, May 1-3 at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. The annual spring conference will offer members, industry experts and suppliers a blended networking and educational programming agenda with strategies that will help supply chain leaders become more clinically effective and operationally efficientmore...
  • 04/24/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For more than 20 years, Vizient members have achieved significant value from participating in sourcing programs that offer additional savings in exchange for their spend commitment. Today, the company announces it is launching the Vizient Achieve Committed ProgramTM , focused on select commodity and clinical preference items for members. The program will build on an already existing portfolio that represents more than 45 percent of amore...
  • 04/23/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In June 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force issued a report to Congress stating “Health care cybersecurity is in critical condition.” In an effort to harmonize the work being done in hospitals and by device manufacturers to address medical device vulnerabilities, Vizient has formed the Medical Device Cybersecurity Task Force. The mission of the task force is to provide leadershipmore...
  • 04/19/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Suppliers interested in participating in the Vizient Innovative Technology Exchange are encouraged to submit their application now for the event on Thursday, October 4, 2018, at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas. The event’s format will offer up to 100 selected suppliers a unique opportunity to showcase their innovative solutions to clinicians from member hospitals nationwide. The deadline to apply is July 13, 2018. The 2018 Innovativemore...
  • 04/10/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. applauds the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for working with health care industry stakeholders to take steps to alleviate certain drug shortages facing the nation’s acute care providers. While combating opioid abuse and addiction remains a top national priority, it’s important to note that hospitals and other healthcare providers are currently experiencing critical shortages of a number of injectablemore...
  • 04/09/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To help member hospitals and affiliated physicians simplify the performance reporting requirements for quality data, Vizient, Inc. announces an agreement with Medisolv, Inc. for its quality reporting and management software solutions. The agreement includes software solutions that enable the capture and submission of electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) by hospitals and Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) data from eligiblemore...
  • 04/04/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc., today announced the product categories and supplier savings opportunities available as part of its Quarter 2 National Group Buys Program available April 1 through June 30, 2018. The National Group Buys program is one of several strategic programs from Vizient designed to deliver additional cost savings to its member hospitals. Philips Healthcare, the featured supplier for Quarter 2, is offering savingsmore...
  • 04/02/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. (“Vizient”) announces that Byron Jobe, its previous president, chief administrative and financial officer, is the new president and CEO of the Company. This announcement is the result of a multi-year succession plan that has been thoughtfully developed and executed by Vizient’s Board. Jobe has a long history of leadership roles in the health care industry, including in the areas of strategy, operations andmore...