IRVING, Texas (BUSINESS WIRE), March 02, 2021 - Vizient, Inc. today announced that Simrit Sandhu has joined the company as executive vice president, Strategic Transformation and Clinical-Supply Solutions. In this new role, Sandhu will lead the implementation of Vizient’s overall strategic plan and its supply chain businesses in areas spanning medical-surgical, clinical preference, capital, purchased services and supply chain operations.

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Prior to joining Vizient, Sandhu was with Cleveland Clinic for more than 14 years, most recently serving as chief supply chain and support services officer. Under her leadership, Cleveland Clinic has been named one of the top hospitals on Gartner’s ranking of health care supply chains for three consecutive years. Sandhu earned a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Science in information technology from Boston University, and a Bachelor of Arts from Michigan State University.

“Simrit brings a unique blend of leadership and innovative thinking. Her experience with Cleveland Clinic, and understanding of Vizient, will enable her to help the company as it seeks to bring transformational strategies to better connect clinical care, sourcing and supply chain operations,” said Bharat Sundaram, president and chief operating officer for Vizient. “We are excited to have Simrit join our leadership team as our organization evolves in support of our member health systems.”

Vizient is the nation’s largest health care performance improvement company serving a diverse membership that includes academic medical centers, pediatric facilities, community hospitals, integrated health care delivery networks and non-acute health care providers.

About Vizient, Inc.
Vizient, Inc. provides solutions and services that improve the delivery of high-value care by aligning cost, quality and market performance for more than 50% of the nation’s acute care providers, which includes 95% of the nation’s academic medical centers, and more than 20% of ambulatory care providers. Vizient provides expertise, analytics and advisory services, as well as a contract portfolio that represents more than $100 billion in annual purchasing volume, to improve patient outcomes and lower costs. Vizient has earned a World’s Most Ethical Company designation from the Ethisphere Institute every year since its inception. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Vizient has offices throughout the United States. Learn more at


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