The Mark McKenna Overall Supplier of the Year Award honors the supplier who consistently demonstrates an unequaled commitment to service excellence to our member hospitals. McKenna, who passed away in 2011, served as the president and CEO of Novation, one of the Vizient legacy companies, from 1999 through 2006. FedEx Corporation was selected as the 2018 winner of the award.
The National Account Manager of the Year Award honors the individual who demonstrates excellence in key attributes such as participation and support for Vizient strategic sourcing programs, member-focused customer service, and collaboration to offer the maximum contract benefits to our members. Theresa Madden of US Foods was selected as the 2018 winner of this award.
The Innovation Challenge is an interactive competition held during the Vizient Clinical Connections Summit. The Challenge offers a unique opportunity for health care start-up companies with compelling solutions aimed at solving health care’s toughest strategic, care delivery or operational challenges. MobileODT was selected as the winner of the 2017 Innovation Challenge.
Congratulations to the 2018 award recipients
The following suppliers and distributors were recognized for their excellence in providing value and benefit to members in 2017.
|Mark McKenna Overall Supplier of the Year Award||FedEx Corporation|
|Pediatric Supplier of the Year Award||Abbott Nutrition|
|Diversity Supplier Award||Tronex|
|Environmental Excellence Award||World Centric|
|Compliance and Integrity Award||Morris & Dickson|
|Physician Preference Supplier of the Year Award||Penumbra, Inc.|
|Member Business Ventures Supplier Partner Award||Medtronic|
|Pharmaceutical Supplier of the Year Award||Fresenius Kabi|
|aptitude™ Seller of the Year Award||Cardinal Health|
|Capital and Imaging Supplier of the Year Award||Philips Healthcare|
|Distributor of the Year Award||UPPI|
|Purchased Services Supplier of the Year Award||Sodexo|
|Food and Nutrition Supplier of the Year Award||PRO*ACT|
Integration Supplier of the Year
|Business Technology and Support Services
Supplier of the Year Award
|Impact Standardization Programs
Supplier of the Year Award
|Group Buy Supplier of the Year Award||Grifols USA|
|Capital Group Buy Supplier of the Year Award||Siemens Healthineers|
|Novaplus® Supplier of the Year Award||Posey Products, a TIDI Products Company|
|Novaplus® Pharmaceutical Supplier of the Year Award||Sandoz Pharmaceuticals|
|Medical-Surgical Supplier of the Year Award||Cardinal Health|
|National Account Manager of the Year Award||Theresa Madden, US Foods|
|Custom Solutions Partner of the Year Award||ICU Medical|