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Hospitality Food Program Keeps Pace With Changing Taste Buds

The hospitality industry has very different food needs than long-term care facilities. Provista’s food program is geared specifically to hospitality members. It features a portfolio of more than 30,000 items with an average savings up to 20%. The program is unique among GPOs.

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Holiday Shopping? Your Employees Can Get Doorbuster Savings All Year Long

Provista has a solution to stressful holiday shopping—the Employee Savings Program. Available through the “Employee Discounts by Vizient” app, the program lets Provista members, employees and families shop online for the holiday, and any other time during the year, for savings across a range of categories such as vacations, vehicles, home improvement, health and wellness, electronics, and more.

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Forecast Predicts 4.92% Increase in Pharmaceutical Prices for 2019

The annual Drug Price Forecast from Vizient®, Provista’s contracting partner, points to an increase in spend for pharmaceuticals between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2019. The forecast predicts pricing for next year and explains the critical issues poised to affect the cost and use of pharmaceuticals.

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Flu Season Prevention, Treatment and Resources

Stephanne Hale, PhD, RN, Director of Clinical Solutions-Sourcing Operations at Vizient, presents "Influenza (Flu) Season: Prevention, Treatment and Contracted Resources." This webinar focuses flu prevention and treatment.

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2018-2019 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine

This white paper reviews the background, efficacy, and safety of the 2018-2019 seasonal influenza vaccine formulations.

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How to STOP the Flu: Clean, Disinfect and Sanitize

See the best practices and advice for cleaning, disinfecting and sanitizing surfaces and items in a healthcare facility to protect against the flu and to keep germs from spreading. Also find out common cleaning mistakes, how often to clean and what facilities need to know to kill the flu virus.

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See What Provista Can Do For You

With more than $100 billion in collective buying power, Provista is a group purchasing powerhouse. We actively combine multiple companies’ purchases together to deliver low prices on contracts and services to members. But we don’t stop at savings. Our member-first approach is also there to alleviate supply chain complexity with proven solutions and advisory services.

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Flu Is Back and Meaner Than Ever. Learn to Fight Back!

Healthcare facilities need to start preparing now for the upcoming flu season. This Q&A with Stephanne Hale, PhD, RN, senior clinical manager for Clinical Solutions Sourcing Operations for Vizient®, features best practices and proven solutions for protecting healthcare workers, patients, visitors and others from the flu. Hale’s expert advice can save facilities money, improve employee morale and keep the flu from spreading.

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7 Ways Blockchain Impacts Patient Records

Blockchain is getting a lot of press, but is it hype or will the digitized, public ledger of transactions change how patient healthcare records are stored and shared? While the technology is often misunderstood and lumped together with bitcoin, blockchain allows healthcare facilities to easily update, maintain and share electronic medical records. This helps ensure a continuum of care as patients change doctors or visit specialists. However, certain barriers exist that can hinder widespread adoption.

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Pick a GPO That’s Easy to Do Business With

Companies need to make it easy for their customers to do business with them. Today’s companies struggle with complexity, meeting greater customer expectations and dealing with less loyalty. Organizations want to do business with partners that make their lives easier and help solve business challenges.

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