IRVING, Texas (BUSINESS WIRE), November 17, 2021 - Vizient, Inc., the largest member-driven health care performance improvement company in the country, recognized the superior performance of suppliers and distributors in 14 categories for their work to deliver exceptional service to its members. The recognitions were presented at the hybrid online and in-person Vizient Connections Summit, held Nov. 15-18 in Las Vegas.

“The suppliers and distributors we recognize this year put forth incredible effort to support Vizient member health care organizations throughout the pandemic,” said Bharat Sundaram, president and chief operating officer for Vizient. “These recognitions honor their commitment to the pursuit of excellence even under the most trying circumstances.”

This year, Vizient recognized the following suppliers and distributors for their excellence:

Recognitions

Supplier/Distributor

National Account Manager of the Year

Amy Kassing Cunningham
Kimberly-Clark

Environmental Excellence Award

B. Braun Interventional Systems Inc.

Purchased Services Supplier of the Year

Federal Express Corporation

Distributor of the Year

Fisher Scientific Company

Strategic Programs Pharmaceutical Supplier of the Year

Fresenius Kabi, LLC

Diversity Supplier of the Year

GOJO Industries, Inc.

Pediatric Supplier of the Year

Medela LLC

Physician Preference Supplier of the Year

Medtronic USA, Inc.

Pharmaceutical Supplier of the Year

Pfizer Inc.

Food and Nutrition Supplier of the Year

Pro Act, LLC

Support Services Supplier of the Year

Quest Diagnostics Incorporated

Medical / Surgical Supplier of the Year

Sri Trang USA, Inc. d/b/a Ventyv

Strategic Programs Supplier of the Year

Standard Textile Co., Inc.

Capital, Imaging and Facilities Supplier of the Year

W.W. Grainger, Inc.

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 97% 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 $110 billion in annual purchasing volume, to improve patient outcomes and lower costs. In 2021, Vizient acquired Intalere, which expanded its footprint with ambulatory and rural acute care providers. 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 www.vizientinc.com.

Contact

Donna Ledbetter
(972) 830-6321
donna.ledbetter@vizientinc.com