Founded in 1982 under the name Health Southeast, Inc., Vizient Southern States was started to support the efforts of not-for-profit hospitals to provide a broad spectrum of health services, to achieve efficient and cost-effective operations and to be responsive to the needs of the communities they serve.
Vizient Southern States has continued to strengthen its offerings by delivering impactful solutions to help its members accelerate their performance. From ensuring a sustainable cost structure and executing strategies for market success, to reducing unnecessary clinical and operational variation while improving clinical outcomes, our purpose is to ensure our members’ success.
We will continue to evolve and provide educational and collaboration opportunities to share insights and gain knowledge from leading practice experts to help our members navigate the health care environment of tomorrow.
We exist to serve, and we are proud to do so.
Vizient MidSouth and Vizient Gulf States combine operations forming a new company called Vizient Southern States
VHA Georgia changes its name to Vizient MidSouth
Georgia Medical Resource Pool (GMRP) opens an additional office in Macon, Georgia
Phoenix Committed Insurance Plan (PCIP) is created as an insurance agency with the purpose of saving money for our members on employee benefits
VHA Georgia restructures operations by creating Phoenix Health Care Management Services, Inc., which becomes an umbrella company for all of its revenue generating services
VHA Georgia develops Georgia Alternative Delivery Systems (Georgia ADS) to provide advanced claims management and stop-loss financing for its member hospitals
Georgia Medical Resource Pool (GMRP) is created to address the nursing shortage
Health Southeast partners with Voluntary Hospitals of America (VHA) and becomes VHA Georgia, Inc.
HSI Financial Services is incorporated as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Health Southeast, Inc. to provide debt collection services for member hospitals
Health Southeast, Inc. is formed to support the efforts of not-for-profit hospitals
Vizient Southern States exists to consistently deliver expert guidance and solutions that drive exceptional performance through collaborative power for the members we serve.
Vizient Southern States will be the pre-eminent, indispensable organization of community-owned health care systems that collaborate to achieve industry leading performance.
The principles guiding services that our staff provides to our members are: Excellence, Results, Integrity, Service, Teamwork, and Innovation.
Through their deep expertise and commitment to care, Vizient Southern States' leaders are driving change in health care services.