Vizient recognized among 2020 All-Stars of Supplier Diversity

Nov. 11, 2020

Vizient, Inc. announced it has been recognized by Minority Business News USA as one of its 2020 All-Stars of Supplier Diversity. The annual recognition honors corporations for their commitment to managing and growing supplier diversity programs.

Vizient’s Supplier Diversity Program offers contracting opportunities on a corporate, community and national level to certified diverse-owned businesses that includes businesses owned, operated and controlled by women, minorities, LGBT, veteran and disabled individuals. The program connects Vizient member hospitals across the nation with diverse suppliers in tier 1 and tier 2 categories, supporting healthcare organizations in achieving inclusivity and diversity in their supply chain and further impacting the communities and patient populations they serve. 

“Vizient serves a diverse membership. Connecting diverse suppliers to health care organizations promotes economic development in our member hospital communities and ultimately improves the health of their local populations,” said Shaleta Dunn, senior director of Vizient’s Supplier Diversity Program. “We’re honored to be recognized for our continued commitment to an inclusive business environment.”

All-Stars honorees are selected by MBN USA’s editorial team, which reviews hundreds of supplier diversity professionals’ accomplishments and corporate records of diversity and inclusion. Vizient is the nation’s largest member-driven healthcare performance improvement company and its membership base represents about $100 billion in annual purchasing volume.

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