IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc. today announced that Women’s Enterprise USA Magazine (WE USA) has recognized Mark Cartwright, senior director of Supplier Diversity, for his leadership and service. This is the second year that Cartwright has been recognized by WE USA as a supplier diversity professional.
Vizient, Inc., the largest member-driven health care performance improvement company in the country, is dedicated to serving members and customers through innovative data-driven solutions, expertise and collaborative opportunities that lead to improved patient outcomes and lower costs. Cartwright has been leading Vizient’s Supplier Diversity Program since 2013.
A top priority for Women’s Enterprise USA Magazine is recognizing the best and brightest in supply chain diversity each year. Their Top 100 Leaders in Corporate Supplier Diversity recognition highlights leaders who advocate for progressive supplier diversity policies within their own companies, and within – and outside of – their industry. Cartwright was the only supplier diversity leader recognized from a health care group purchasing organization.
“We are proud of Mark and the work he does to ensure there are opportunities for diverse suppliers within the health care industry,” said Cathy Denning, senior vice president Sourcing Operations. “Vizient supports diverse suppliers playing a key role in bringing cost effective, high quality products to the health care supply chain thereby supporting local economic development. Mark’s dedication and leadership has been fundamental to the growth and success of the Vizient Supplier Diversity Program.”
About Vizient, Inc.
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. Vizient’s diverse membership base includes academic medical centers, pediatric facilities, community hospitals, integrated health delivery networks and non-acute health care providers and represents more than $100 billion in annual purchasing volume. The Vizient brand identity represents the integration of VHA Inc., University HealthSystem Consortium and Novation, which combined in 2015, as well as MedAssets’ Spend and Clinical Resource Management (SCM) segment, including Sg2, which was acquired in 2016. In 2017, Vizient again received a World’s Most Ethical Company designation from the Ethisphere Institute. Vizient’s headquarters are in Irving, Texas, with locations in Chicago and other cities across the United States. Please visit www.vizientinc.com as well as our newsroom, blog, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube pages for more information about the company.