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Yuma Regional Medical Center Becomes Member of Vizient, Inc.

Businesswire.com  July 11, 2016 06:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

IRVING, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Vizient, Inc., today announced Yuma Regional Medical Center, a not-for-profit hospital serving the residents of Yuma and surrounding communities in southwestern Arizona, has become its newest member. Yuma will also be a member of the Upper Midwest Consolidated Services Center (UMCSC), a Vizient SupplyNetwork™, to access additional value via their custom contract portfolio.

“We are excited to have Yuma Regional Medical Center join our member-driven organization. Our array of analytic tools, combined with advisory and group purchasing services are perfectly suited to help them meet their organizational goals for population health management,” said Rand Ballard, chief customer officer for Vizient.

“The services and benefits which Vizient brings to Yuma Regional Medical Center made it an easy decision to become a member. We anticipate substantial benefits from joining the Upper Midwest Consolidated Services Center and becoming involved in various cost control initiatives within Vizient,” said David Willie, chief financial officer for Yuma Regional Medical Center.

Yuma Regional Medical Center is a 406-bed facility with more than 2,000 employees and 365 medical practioners. Yuma’s campus offers patients cutting-edge technology and services including comprehensive cancer care, minimally invasive heart and orthopedic procedures and pediatric and newborn care.

With its membership in Vizient, Yuma will have access to the full range of performance improvement solutions, including group purchasing services, clinical and operational analytics, spend management analytics and consulting services.

 

About Vizient, Inc.

Vizient, Inc., the largest member-driven health care performance improvement company in the country, provides innovative data-driven solutions, expertise and collaborative opportunities that lead to improved patient outcomes and lower costs. Vizient’s diverse membership and customer base includes academic medical centers, pediatric facilities, community hospitals, integrated health delivery networks and non-acute health care providers and represents almost $100 billion in annual purchasing volume. The Vizient brand identity represents the integration of VHA Inc., University HealthSystem Consortium and Novation, which combined in 2015, as well as the recently acquired MedAssets’ Spend and Clinical Resource Management (SCM) segment, which includes Sg2. In 2016, Vizient received a World’s Most Ethical Company designation from the Ethisphere Institute. Vizient’s headquarters are in Irving, Texas, with locations in Chicago and other cities across the United States. Please visit www.vizientinc.com as well as our newsroom, blog, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube pages for more information about the company.

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