Regional West Recognized by Vizient as a 2018 Top Performer for Performance Solutions Excellence among Community-based Hospitals

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb., ― Regional West Health Services announced it has been named by Vizient as a 2018 Top Performer for Performance Solutions Excellence among Vizient’s community-based hospital members. Regional West was one of five hospitals chosen nationally for its outstanding work focused on enhancing operational efficiency and aligning clinical care delivery to achieve documented cost savings over the course of 2017.

“This national recognition is very important and is a direct reflection of the effort the providers and staff at Regional West have been putting forth to improve the customer experience through efficiency,” John Mentgen, President and CEO Regional West Health Services.

“Regional West has done a lot of work toward improving operational efficiency while also advancing clinical alignment to improve cost savings. By bringing together supply chain data and insights with physicians, Regional West has the information they need to make decisions that help achieve better outcomes at a lower cost. This collaboration is good for the patient and the organization as a whole,” said Rand Ballard, chief customer officer for Vizient.

Vizient, Inc. is the largest member-driven health care performance improvement company in the country, serving a diverse membership base that includes academic medical centers, pediatric facilities, community hospitals, integrated health delivery networks and non-acute health care providers.

Regional West Health Services in Scottsbluff, Neb., is the parent company of Regional West Medical Center, a 188-bed regional referral center and one of three Level II Trauma Centers in the state. As the region’s only tertiary referral medical center, Regional West offers care that spans more than 32 medical specialties provided by over 28 physician clinics. With nearly 300 providers, and over 2,000 employees, Regional West provides comprehensive and innovative health care services for the people of western Nebraska and the neighboring states of Colorado, South Dakota, and Wyoming.