Simrit Sandhu leads Vizient's comprehensive spend management solutions. The business adopts a category-based managed services approach and uses unique data assets to provide insights. It aims to optimize the value of every dollar healthcare providers spend in all aspects of their business. These include areas such as indirect spend, purchased services, medical-surgical, capital, physician and clinical preference, lab and pharmacy.
Sandhu previously served as executive vice president where she guided strategic transformation efforts, along with the development and enhancement of integrated clinical-supply capabilities and additional solutions to support members in the areas of supply chain visibility and resiliency.
Before joining Vizient in March 2021, Sandhu served as chief supply chain and support services officer at the Cleveland Clinic, leading a multidisciplinary organization spanning sourcing, procurement, materials management and patient support services. Her relentless focus on innovation drove more than $600 million in savings and a partnership with Vizient in 2015 to launch the successful joint venture supply services company Excelerate.
Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic, Sandhu held management positions with various industry partners.
Sandhu holds a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and master’s degrees in both business administration and information systems from Boston University.