Ascom awarded healthcare workflow solutions agreement with Vizient in the U.S.

Ascom has signed an agreement with Vizient, Inc. a leading healthcare performance improvement company in the U.S. The agreement enables Vizient members to take advantage of special pre-negotiated pricing and terms for the Ascom nurse call and monitoring system, which gives patients and staff the tools to access and respond to alerts, messages and clinical data.

This two-year agreement brings Ascom’s full portfolio of innovative technology, from patient systems to collaboration software to mobility, to more than half of US hospitals. Vizient is a large player in the US healthcare market that also serves more than 20% of the nation’s ambulatory market, offering scale in data, insights, and purchasing power to its members.

Ascom healthcare communication solutions are trusted by thousands of hospitals around the world. Interoperable with a vast range of existing healthcare systems and medical devices, these solutions help clinicians deliver even better care in even less time. Paired with applications, services, devices, and smartphones, Ascom’s healthcare communication solutions enable seamless access, sharing and tracking of information across clinical teams.

Kelly Feist, Managing Director of Ascom USA & Canada, says: “This new agreement with the Vizient strengthens our market position in the United States and brings healthcare ICT decision makers a new option for innovative, integrated workflow solutions to support care staff and improve the care experience for patients. We are proud of concluding this contract which offers new business opportunities in the promising US healthcare market.”