Enter the 2018 Vizient Excellence Awards

Show your fellow members, and the health care industry, what your organization is doing to move health care forward.  Enter the 2018 Vizient Supply Chain Management Excellence Awards and put your organization’s efforts in the national spotlight.

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Recognizing recent award winners

Vizient recently recognized award winning hospitals for their achievements in the areas of clinical, quality, operational performance, sustainability and supply chain management at the 2017 Clinical Connections Summit. Please see below for more information on the awards and a complete list of winners.

Vizient Quality and Accountability Study

The Vizient Quality and Accountability Study identifies high-performing principal member organizations in the areas of quality and safety and provides tools as a catalyst for organizational improvement. To learn more about the Quality and Accountability Study and award winners from previous years, please view the related resources section here.



Spring 2017 award winners

Vizient recognized five member hospitals at the 2017 Vizient Connections Summit, held April 4 -6, for improving their supply chain operations and lowering their cost of care over the course of 2016.

Visionary Leader Award

Recognizes the member hospital considered an “industry steward” among its peers for consistent demonstration of leadership and transparency, commitment to innovation and a comprehensive approach to process improvement.

  • Yale New Haven Health System
Performance Solutions Excellence Award

Recognizes the member hospital achieving the greatest performance improvement as measured by documented cost savings in 2016.

  • Sutter Health

Supply Chain Performance Excellence Award

Recognizes the top performer in supply chain management as measured by supply expense at the facility level as well as for select departments such as pharmacy, laboratory, imaging, radiology, blood services, cardiology and surgical services.

  • Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak

Cost Management Savings Leadership Award

Recognizes two members ― one large integrated delivery network (IDN) and one community hospital ― achieving the highest performance in cost management as measured by group purchasing organization savings and value.

  • Northwestern Medicine (large IDN)
  • Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare (community hospital)