CMS Names Vizient and Parkland Nonprofit Top Contractors

Vizient and the Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation have been chosen by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services as a Prime awardee of the Network of Quality Improvement and Innovation Contractor for their ability to improve healthcare quality.

The designation means PCCI and Vizient can bid on CMS Task Orders over the next five years.

The two organizations will serve as innovative quality improvement experts and agents for healthcare transformation. They may provide technical assistance in a variety of segments of the industry, obtain commitments from various stakeholders, team up with patients and families about improved outcomes, and assist providers in obtaining measurable outcomes like lower cost, better care, and greater transparency.

The two healthcare improvement organizations will support rural providers, clinics, hospitals, nursing homes, ambulatory care and more in using technology to share data and collaborate with the community.