IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vizient, Inc., today announced the product categories and supplier savings opportunities available as part of its Quarter 3 National Group Buys Program available July 1 through September 30, 2018. The National Group Buys program is one of several strategic programs from Vizient designed to deliver additional cost savings to its member hospitals.
Siemens Healthineers, the featured supplier for Quarter 3, is offering savings opportunities across 11 capital and imaging categories including: cardiovascular imaging systems, CT scanner systems, general radiography equipment, hemodynamic and electrophysiology monitors, mammography, MRI systems, nuclear medicine equipment, PET/CT systems, ultrasound systems, C-Arms, urology systems
“We are pleased Siemens Healthineers is our featured supplier in Quarter 3,” said Brent Gee, associate vice president of Strategic Programs and Contract Services for Vizient. “Siemens as well as our other participating suppliers are providing our members significant savings opportunities so they may take advantage of investment opportunities, especially within capital purchases in the most cost-effective manner.”
Other suppliers offering additional savings on their products during the Quarter 3 National Group Buys Program include:
During this group buy period, participating suppliers may also offer value in the form of savings, extended parts warranty, training, leasing options, financing options, POS service discounts, and trade-in allowances.
Since 2005, members and affiliates served by Vizient have purchased more than $7 billion, with more than $2 billion in savings via the group buy program. In 2017, Vizient members realized over $638 million in savings by participating in the National Group Buys 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 approximately $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 2018, 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.