all press releases

  • 05/08/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Recognizing the benefits of environmentally preferred sourcing (EPS) for caregiver health, patient health and the environment, Vizient has enhanced its contract catalog to simplify the identification of sustainable products. These enhancements, combined with the broadest, most cost-effective portfolio of environmentally preferred products in the industry, create the necessary framework for members to easily implement and maintain an EPSmore...
  • 05/04/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. has recognized 10 member hospitals that improved the performance of their supply chain operations and lowered their overall cost of care in 2017 through innovative problem solving and by leveraging Vizient solutions and services. The awards were presented at the 2018 Vizient Connections Summit, held May 1-3 in Las Vegas. “Vizient is excited to recognize the significant accomplishments of the top-ranked performers inmore...
  • 05/03/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient applauds recent efforts by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to work with health care industry stakeholders to gain insights that will improve the controlled substance regulatory quota system. Vizient urges the DEA to take a more precise approach for the management of allocations by monitoring supply, and when appropriate, transferring allocations in a timely manner. This approach will ensure that these vital drugs aremore...
  • 05/03/18
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc., the largest member-driven health care performance improvement company in the country, today announced the recognition of suppliers and distributors for service excellence in 2017. The awards were presented on Wednesday, May 2 during the 2018 Vizient Connections Summit in Las Vegas. This year’s event combined Vizient’s traditional supplier event with its spring supply chain focused member event to create more networkingmore...
  • 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...