Beaumont, Royal Oak recipient of Vizient’s 2017 Supply Chain Performance Excellence Award

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Vizient Inc., the largest member-driven health care performance improvement company in the U.S., has selected Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak as a recipient of its 2017 Supply Chain Performance Excellence Award.

“We’re honored. This marks the fourth consecutive year Beaumont, Royal Oak has been recognized by Vizient for supply chain excellence,” said Rosanna Morris, president, Beaumont, Royal Oak. “A special thanks to our entire team for their efforts in lowering costs to ensure the delivery of exceptional, patient-centered care.”

The Supply Chain Performance Excellence Award recognizes the top performer in supply chain management as measured by supply expense at the facility level as well as for select departments such as pharmacy, laboratory, imaging, radiology, blood services, cardiology and surgical services.

“Beaumont Health, Royal Oak’s supply chain leadership–working in collaboration with their physicians, caregivers and associates–supports and promotes rational, cost-effective, diagnostic and therapeutic treatment regimens in the delivery of high quality, patient-centered care,” said Rand Ballard, chief customer officer for Vizient. “As a result of this high level of engagement from all stakeholders, this facility was Vizient’s top-ranked performer in supply chain management metrics in 2016.”

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About Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak

Part of Beaumont Health, Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak is a 1,100-bed hospital that is a major academic, research and referral center with Level I trauma designation. It was named Michigan’s first Magnet-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is a member of the Children’s Hospital Association. The hospital ranks among the top hospitals in the United States for inpatient admissions and for surgical volume. Beaumont, Royal Oak has been named the “most preferred hospital” in a five-county area for 21 consecutive years in a consumer survey by NRC Health. Beaumont, Royal Oak is the No. 2 hospital in Michigan with nine national medical specialty rankings on the 2016-17 U.S. News & World Report “America’s Best Hospitals” lists. Beaumont is the exclusive clinical teaching site for the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine. Visit Beaumont’s website at