Advance performance and deliver greater value in your clinical supply chain

Improve your clinical and supply chain performance through expertise, insights and automation, Vizient can help you deliver customized value in clinical and physician preference item service lines like cardiovascular, orthopedics, spine and neuroscience. We provide a flexible and holistic approach to help drive cost-effective, high-quality care.

Vizient will collaborate with you to create and execute a plan that enhances and sustains operational and cost performance. With broad industry experience and access to leading data and analytics, we can help your team be more strategic and efficient.

See our fact sheet on improving physician preference and clinical supply preference


Category experts guide your efforts and deliver both clinical and market intelligence to support informed, accelerated initiatives.

  • Market leaders who understand the current trends
  • Clinical experts with hands on perspective
  • Process improvement consultants to guide workflow
  • Sourcing specialists to maximize value


Reliable, credible, actionable data serves as the foundation for driving and sustaining change

  • Procedural performance metrics
  • Economic impact of supply chain issues and trends
  • Spend management analysis and reporting
  • Financial performance by service line 


Industry-leading platform expedites the contracting process, facilitates contract compliance, and provides automated, crowdsourced cross-referencing.

  • Sourcing operations streamline manual tasks
  • Surgical operations allow staff to focus on patient care
  • Internal connectivity to keep departments in sync
  • External connectivity to manage supply partners

Optimizing physician preference cards supports ongoing operational efficiencies and cost savings

This white paper covers how the University of Washington Medical Center (UW) improved their preference card system. With the help of Vizient, UW reduced, optimized and is able to maintain accurate preference cards. The resulting process freed up capacity, created procedural efficiency and enhanced patient safety.

See how improving preference cards saved UW Medical Center $1 million annually

How can you improve physician and clinical preference item performance?

Clinical Supply Integration

Clinical Supply Integration

This ongoing, interdisciplinary strategy reduces unnecessary variation, lowers costs and optimizes utilization to improve care delivery and financial performance. Success requires capabilities in four domains of performance: engagement, insights, knowledge and process.

Read about our solutions to optimize clinical supply utilization and spend

Procedural analytics

Procedural Analytics

Combining procedural supply and clinical data to help healthcare providers understand the drivers of supply costs, utilization and quality of care. Leading organizations are using this data to build the foundation for their clinical supply integration projects.

See how our deep data helps improve cost and quality

Surgery exchange

Surgery Exchange

Connecting stakeholders across the implant and bill-only surgery lifecycle through end-to-end process improvements supported by a flexible, proven technology solution. It streamlines manual and repetitive tasks, putting providers in control of the process throughout the case lifecycle.

Read our fact sheet about technology for surgery process improvement.

Success with innovative supply chain performance improvement

Our category experts guide members and suppliers through clinical and market intelligence, providing data insights and technology that improve clinical and supply performance. Don’t take our word for it, let our partners tell you their stories.

Strategies to retain musculoskeletal volume​

Understand how the sites of care landscape for musculoskeletal service lines continue to shift. Our experts share future trends for patients along with volume retention strategies.​

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