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Cooperative Services of Florida and Vizient form a Strategic Partnership

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 8 gennaio 2019

Vizient and Cooperative Services of Florida (CSF) announced today that they have signed a strategic membership agreement. Vizient will serve as the preferred national group purchasing organization (GPO) and strategic cost management partner for CSF and their member health systems. The agreement also includes an aggregation group development strategy and all analytics modules within the Vizient Savings ActualyzerTM platform.“This is an alignment that makes sense for our members,” said Bob Boswell, president and CEO of LeeSar/CSF. “We will access Vizient’s broader contract portfolio while strengthening the CSF sourcing model through increased analytics capabilities, technologies and onsite support. CSF will maintain its regional GPO identity and will focus on building clinical alignment with members’ physicians and clinicians to provide stronger regional contracts for specialty supplies, drugs, services, and capital equipment.”Cooperative Services of Florida represents four health systems in Florida. Lee Health is the largest and only community-owned healthcare system in SW Florida with a total of 1,457 beds. Sarasota Memorial, an 819 bed hospital, is among the largest and highest rated public health systems in Florida. Central Florida Health includes Leesburg Regional Medical Center with 329 beds, the Villages Regional Hospital with 307 beds and Leesburg Rehabilitation Hospital. Jupiter Medical Center is a not-for-profit, 327 bed regional medical center.“We are excited to welcome Cooperative Services of Florida, and their member hospitals, to Vizient. By aligning our capabilities with the goals of CSF, we believe that we can help accelerate growth in their membership through our joint sourcing and contracting services strategy. Additionally, we believe that their members will benefit from the cost savings insights and opportunities that come from our market-leading supply chain analytics platform,” said Rand Ballard, chief customer officer for Vizient.

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Vizient, Inc. Now Accepting Applications for Innovative Technology Exchange 2018

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 25 aprile 2018

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 Innovative Technology Exchange is a part of the 2018 Vizient Connections Summit, which will be held Oct. 1-5 at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas. Approximately 2000 clinician are expected to attend the Connections Summit. Those providers will be able to also attend the Innovative Exchange to see new products and solutions designed to improve their clinical outcomes, enhance safety or drive incremental improvements to their healthcare business model.“Suppliers who participate in the Innovative Technology Exchange are overwhelmingly positive about their experience and the level of interaction with clinicians and supply chain leaders,” said Debbie Archer, procurement director for Vizient. “Providers who attend say that the hands-on format gives them confidence and credibility when they discuss a new product with physicians and other groups in their health care organization. It’s a unique format and a win-win for all who participate.”The annual Innovative Technology Exchange is a component of Vizient’s Innovative Technology Program that includes product review by experts from Vizient member hospitals. Since 2003, Vizient has reviewed about 2400 new and innovative technologies as part of the Innovative Technology Program. This review process may result in an Innovative Technology contract with Vizient.Suppliers of technologies that deliver improvement to clinical outcomes, enhance safety or drive incremental improvements to health care business model are invited to apply to exhibit at this event.

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Vizient, Inc. Applauds Administration’s Heightened Focus on Opioids

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 15 agosto 2017

Vizient, Inc. applauds the Administration for declaring the opioid crisis in America a national epidemic, drawing heightened attention to the devastating impact of this crisis and paving the way for increased aid to be delivered to the hardest hit communities.
Vizient has several active initiatives with its health care members to examine the impact of opioid abuse and ways to combat the problem within a hospital setting. Through a “call to action” issued by Vizient in 2016, we are bringing together members, professional organizations and federal agencies to collaboratively improve pain management practices and patient awareness across the care continuum. We look forward to also working with states and the Administration to find ways to help hospitals, their patients, and their communities.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.
Vizient, Inc., the largest member-driven health care performance improvement company in the country, provides innovative data-driven solutions, expertise and collaborative opportunities that lead to improved patient outcomes and lower costs.

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