IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc., the largest member-owned health care company in the country, today announced the recognition of 25 suppliers and distributors for service excellence in 2015. The awards were presented on Tuesday, April 12 during the 2016 Vizient Suppliers Summit, held in Las Vegas. The event featured education tracks and collaboration opportunities to help suppliers and distributors more efficiently deliver products and services that accelerate the performance of Vizient members.
“Health care providers continue to face increased economic and clinical pressures. Vizient’s Supplier Summit is about making meaningful connections between suppliers and distributors and the members we serve. These connections help us collectively address and overcome the challenges facing our industry,” said Pete Allen, executive vice president, sourcing operations. “It is also the best forum to recognize and celebrate the outstanding performers who served our legacy VHA and University HealthSystem Consortium members, Provista and members of Children’s Hospital Association in 2015.”
The following suppliers and distributors were recognized for their excellence in providing value and benefit to members in 2015.
|Mark McKenna Overall Supplier of the Year Award||Fresenius Kabi USA|
|Academic Participation Award||Teleflex Medical Incorporated|
|Non-Acute Partner of the Year Award||Henry Schein, Inc.|
|Pediatric Supplier of the Year Award||Dräger Medical Inc.|
|Diversity Supplier of the Year Award||Action Health|
|Environmental Excellence Award||Ecolab Inc.|
|Innovative Technology Award||Invuity, Inc.|
|Compliance & Integrity Award||Standard Textile Co., Inc.|
|Physician Preference Supplier of the Year Award||Terumo Medical Corporation|
|Generic Pharmaceutical Supplier of the Year Award||AuroMedics Pharma LLC|
|Brand Name Pharmaceutical Supplier of the Year Award||GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals|
|aptitudeTM Seller of the Year Award||Medline Industries, Inc.|
|Capital & Imaging Supplier of the Year Award||Dräger Medical Inc.|
|Acute Distributor of the Year Award||McKesson Corp. Pharmacy Distribution|
|Specialty Distributor of the Year Award||FFF Enterprises, Inc.|
|Support & Purchased Services Supplier of the Year Award||Integrated Medical Systems|
|Food & Nutrition Supplier of the Year Award||Jennie-O Turkey Store, LLC|
|Business & Technology Supplier of the Year Award||FedEx Healthcare Solutions|
|IMPACT Standardization Programs Supplier of the Year Award||Cardinal Health|
|Group Buy Supplier of the Year Award||Philips Healthcare|
|NOVAPLUS® Supplier of the Year Award||MediCore|
|NOVAPLUS Pharmaceutical Supplier of the Year Award||Fresenius Kabi USA|
|Medical/Surgical Supplier of the Year Award||Cardinal Health|
|National Account Manager of the Year Award||Norman Frankel, Standard Textile|
|Custom Solutions Partner of the Year Award||Medtronic USA, Inc. Cardiovascular Group|
About Vizient, Inc.
Vizient, Inc., the largest member-owned health care 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. Vizient’s diverse membership and customer base includes academic medical centers, pediatric facilities, community hospitals, integrated health delivery networks and non-acute health care providers and represents almost $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 the recently acquired MedAssets’ Spend and Clinical Resource Management (SCM) segment, which includes Sg2. In 2016, Vizient 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.