IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 17, 2018--Vizient, Inc. has again been recognized by Forbes as one of “ America’s Best Management Consulting Firms ” for 2018. Vizient made the Forbes list in the Innovation, Growth and New Business Models category. The list also included Vizient’s subsidiary Sg2 in the Data Analytics & Big Data and Operations category.

“We are excited to again be included in the Forbes list of best management consulting firms,” said Dan Piro, executive vice president, advisory services for Vizient. “Vizient and Sg2 both serve a diverse client base of academic medical centers, pediatric facilities, community hospitals, integrated health delivery networks and non-acute health care providers. These health care organizations are dealing with an evolving marketplace and look to us for expertise and solutions to help them understand and overcome a range of operational barriers as they work to meet their goals. Having both companies recognized in this list is confirmation of the strategic insights and skills we offer.”

To determine the “Best Management Consulting Firms” list, a survey was sent to 7,500 partners and executives of management consultancies as well as 1,000 senior executives who had worked with such firms over the last four years. Respondents were asked to recommend consultancies across the predetermined 16 sectors and 16 functional areas. A total of 229 management consulting firms were recognized on the 2018 list.

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 base includes academic medical centers, pediatric facilities, community hospitals, integrated health delivery networks and non-acute health care providers and represents approximately $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 MedAssets’ Spend and Clinical Resource Management (SCM) segment, including Sg2, which was acquired in 2016. In 2018, Vizient again 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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