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Vizient Announces David F. Ertel as New Chief Financial Officer

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Vizient, Inc. today announced that David F. Ertel will join the company
as its chief financial officer on May 22, 2018. As CFO, Ertel will have
responsibility for financial planning and analysis, accounting, audit
services and information technology, and he will report to Byron Jobe,
president and chief executive officer at Vizient.

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David F.Ertel joins Vizient, Inc. as Chief Financial Officer (Photo: Business Wire)

David F.Ertel joins Vizient, Inc. as Chief Financial Officer (Photo: Business Wire)

"David has a unique blend of experience, including working with Wall
Street, investment bankers and member health care organizations, that
make him a great fit for his new role with Vizient," said Jobe. "His
addition to the executive leadership team will strengthen our
organization as we work with members on the transformation of health
care in our country."

Ertel previously served as CFO and chief strategy officer at the
University of Miami Health System & Miller School of Medicine. Prior to
that, he held positions at Einstein Healthcare Network and Einstein
Medical Center in Philadelphia, which is affiliated with the Thomas
Jefferson University, Morgan Stanley's National Health Care Group in New
York, the Health Care Public Finance Group at PaineWebber in New York
and the New Jersey State Department of Human Services. Ertel earned a
master of business administration degree and a master of public health
degree from Columbia University, with a concentration in finance and
hospital administration.

Vizient is the nation's largest health care performance improvement
company serving a diverse membership that includes academic medical
centers, pediatric facilities, community hospitals, integrated health
care delivery networks and non-acute health care providers.

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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