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Vizient Blog Recognized by Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals with 2 Hermes Awards, Honorable Mention

May 1, 2019

IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 1, 2019--Vizient, Inc. announced today its blog has won two 2019 Hermes Creative Awards from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP) – a Platinum and Gold – as well as an Honorable Mention. Named after the messenger of the Olympian gods in Greek mythology, the award recognizes communicators’ role in message delivery.

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The three Vizient blog posts recognized are:

Platinum
Blog Single Post: Joy to the Workforce, by Kelly Randall, knowledge transfer director, about a Vizient-launched 58-hospital and health system collaborative combating employee burnout.

Gold
Blog Writing: Orcas, a Whiff of Roses and What’s Right with Medicine in America, a personal reflection on gratitude by Tom Robertson, executive director of the Vizient Research Institute, after he was diagnosed with cancer.

Honorable Mention
Blog Writing: How to Use Data to Achieve a Clinically Integrated Supply Chain by Debbie Schuhardt, principal, clinical advisory solutions, which outlines how to present data in a meaningful, actionable way.

“It’s a great honor to be recognized by our peers,” said Kyle Pyron, senior vice president, marketing and communications for Vizient. “We have a wide variety of subject matter experts, and the blog has been a great way share insights on health care topics and trends as well as strategies to help address common pain points that hospitals are facing.”

Launched in 2016, the blog is one of several media channels Vizient offers members to provide insight on trends and problem-solving in the complex health care industry. Since its inception, the blog has seen double-digit increases in page views and continues to gain readership.

The AMCP is an international organization consisting of thousands of marketing and communications professionals and has sponsored the competition for 25 years. Judges look for companies and individuals whose talent exceeds a high standard of excellence and whose work serves as a benchmark for the industry.

AMCP selected winners from more than 6,000 entries received from corporate marketing and communication departments, advertising agencies, public relations firms and production companies throughout the United States, Canada and dozens of other countries.

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 nonacute 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 2019, 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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CONTACT: Angie Boliver

(972) 830-7961

angie.boliver@vizientinc.com

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