Partnering to drive sustainable performance

At Vizient®, our mission is to strengthen members’ delivery of high-value care by aligning cost, quality and market performance. Our suppliers play an integral role in helping us fulfill that commitment.

Whether through the development and deployment of lifesaving products and services or the value delivered within our market leading agreements, Vizient suppliers help members reduce supply costs and improve care delivery. In turn, Vizient delivers the commitment, visibility and credibility suppliers need to enhance connection points and growth opportunities with members.

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Vizient consistently achieves the industry’s largest annual purchasing volume, just one of the many ways we deliver scale that matters

Why should you be a Vizient supplier?

Increased commitment

Increased commitment

Innovative, flexible contracting strategies and programs drive enhanced member commitment in exchange for incremental value

Increased visiblity

Increased visibility

Vizient expands your opportunities to serve providers across the continuum of care through our diverse membership

Increased credibility

Increased credibility

Gain the advantages that come from having your products and services represented in the industry’s most prestigious hospitals and health systems

Join our supplier team

An agreement with Vizient positions your organization as an awarded supplier that serves the contracting needs of a diverse membership base. Vizient provides innovative data-driven solutions, expertise and collaborative opportunities that translates into increased commitment, visibility and credibility for our supply partners.

To become a supplier, review the bidding system and opportunities below to determine if Vizient is a fit for you.

Learn how to participate in the Vizient competitive contracting process and how to submit a bid in Emptoris, our online eSourcing platform, by viewing our Icertis eSourcing Supplier User Guide. You will receive step-by-step instructions on how to submit a proposal and tips on creating a successful bid.

Supplier Bid Calendars

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The bid calendar shows the product categories scheduled for a competitive procurement. After you register, you will get a confirmation number as well as a designated portfolio executive who can answer questions related to the categories and requirements.

We must receive your request for a bid no later than five working days after the posted bid mailing date. After that time, no additional RFPs will be issued.

Note: Because of the ever-changing nature of the health care world, Vizient reserves the right to modify the bid/proposal calendar as needed. We encourage suppliers to visit the bid/proposal calendar often for any changes.

Learn more about Vizient's bid calendars

Innovative technology

The Vizient innovative technology process seeks to identify and contract for innovative products that are used in the direct clinical care of patients and offer an incremental benefit to patient care or patient or health care worker safety.

Visit the Supplier Dashboard

Already a supplier? Login to access all Vizient tools ― including contract management tools, training, programs, membership, announcements, marketing and event information.including member roster, product and pricing information, and Impact Standardization reports.

Vendor grievances

The Vizient Vendor Grievance Process provides a mechanism by which potential vendors can appeal contract award decisions if they believe the contracting process was not conducted in a fair, open and competitive manner in accordance with Vizient’s policies.

Supplier awards

Each year we recognize our suppliers for their collaboration and commitment to achieving sales growth and for their support of our strategic initiatives that deliver service excellence, enhanced value and increased savings to our members. Suppliers are recognized at the Vizient annual supplier meeting in an array of categories.

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