IRVING, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Vizient, Inc. the largest provider-driven healthcare performance improvement company in the country, recognized the superior performance of suppliers and distributors for their work to deliver exceptional service to its provider customers. The recognitions were presented at the Vizient Connections Summit, held Sept. 18-21 in Las Vegas.
“We are proud to celebrate the suppliers that best support our mission of helping providers achieve the alignment of cost, quality and market performance,” said Simrit Sandhu, executive vice president, clinical supply solutions for Vizient. “These suppliers play a critical role in our shared focus of meeting provider needs and have demonstrated a genuine spirit of collaboration for the betterment of healthcare.”
Vizient recognized the following suppliers and distributors for their support of Vizient provider customers in three categories:
The Supplier of the Year Awards honor suppliers in their respective categories who have demonstrated an unmatched willingness to partner with Vizient to improve their own performance and help support Vizient’s mission to strengthen providers’ delivery of high-value care by aligning cost, quality, and market performance.
Vizient Supplier Partner of the Year
Fresenius Kabi LLC
Pharmaceutical Supplier Partner of the Year
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
National Account Manager of the Year
Bill Le Febve, Baxter Healthcare Corporation
Supply Assurance Supplier of the Year
Cook Medical LLC
Pharmaceutical Supply Assurance Supplier of the Year
Diverse Supplier of the Year
Tier 2 Business Diversity Champion of the Year
Fisher and Paykel Healthcare, Inc.
Environmental Sustainability Supplier of the Year
GOJO Industries, Inc.
The Excellence Awards honor suppliers who demonstrate superior service, support, reliability, ethics and integrity in collaboration with Vizient and Vizient providers within the respective award category. These suppliers provide comprehensive contract access across product/service lines and proactively engage the broader Vizient enterprise. They are committed to value creation and improving total cost of care within the award category.
Capital and Imaging Excellence Award
Distribution Excellence Award
Fisher Healthcare, a division of Fisher Scientific Company LLC
Facilities and Construction Excellence Award
Armstrong World Industries, Inc.
Food Services Excellence Award
The Dannon Company, Inc.
Indirect Spend & Purchased Services Excellence Award
Lab Excellence Award
Roche Diagnostics Corporation
Medical/Surgical Excellence Award
Mölnlycke Health Care US, LLC
Physician Preference Excellence Award
Medtronic USA, Inc.
The Program Excellence Awards honor superior service, support, reliability, ethics and integrity in collaboration with Vizient and Vizient provider customers within the respective program. These suppliers provide differentiated value through these unique program channels.
Vizient Commit Program Excellence Award
DeRoyal Industries, Inc.
Group Buy Program Excellence Award
Impact Standardization Program Excellence Award
Stryker Sales, LLC
Innovative Technology Program Excellence Award
Novaplus Program Excellence Award
American Regent, Inc.
Pediatrics Program Excellence Award
Pharmacy Strategic Programs Excellence Award
CSL Behring LLC
About Vizient, Inc.
Vizient, Inc., the nation’s largest provider-driven healthcare performance improvement company, serves more than 60% of the nation’s acute care providers, which includes 97% of the nation’s academic medical centers, and more than 25% of the non-acute care market. Vizient provides expertise, analytics and advisory services, as well as a contract portfolio that represents more than $130 billion in annual purchasing volume. Vizient’s solutions and services improve the delivery of high-value care by aligning cost, quality and market performance. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Vizient has offices throughout the United States. Learn more at www.vizientinc.com.