Sherman Award for Excellence in Patient Engagement nominations open now!

Pictured (L-R): Mark O’Leary, president of Taylor Communications with 2016 winners: Joel Lazar, MD, Iora Health, Patricia Richards, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Amy Kratchman, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Tejal Gandhi, MD, president and CEO of the National Patient Safety Foundation, an online community dedicated to sharing best practices in patient engagement, has opened nominations for the 2017 Sherman Award for Excellence in Patient Engagement. The award, a partnership between, the National Patient Safety Foundation’s Lucian Leape Institute and Taylor Healthcare, recognizes outstanding programs focused on engaging patients and families in care to improve patient safety and boost outcomes. Nominations will be open through Friday, March 3.

The winner of the 2017 award will receive an all-expenses paid trip to the National Patient Safety Foundation Annual Congress in Orlando, Fla. May 17-19. will feature the winner and finalists and will promote the winning programs throughout the year.

Download this year’s newly streamlined nomination form. Questions? Contact Arundi Venkayya, curator of and Sherman Award administrator or call 937-221-4482.

Improving Healthcare in Partnership with Vizient™

At Taylor Healthcare, we always are looking for new ways to help our healthcare customers increase value. To help achieve that goal, we have entered a new 3-year agreement with Vizient™. Combining the strengths of VHA, University HealthSystem Consortium, Novation and MedAssets SCM and Sg2, Vizient is the nation’s largest member-owned healthcare services company—providing increased scale in purchasing.

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This new partnership with Vizient will allow us to provide exceptional savings in multiple critical communications categories for the nation’s top hospitals and health systems.

Our team will work with Vizient members to lower costs; simplify compliance; improve patient safety and care; reduce risk and deter fraud; and improve operational efficiency.

The new agreement is effective from today until December 14, 2019, with the option for two one-year extensions. Our long-term commitment to Vizient members means we’ll be able to establish stronger relationships and consistently deliver outstanding service and exceptional value.

We’re pleased to offer special pricing and terms for several categories including:

Core Categories:

  • Custom Forms
  • Custom Printing
  • Custom Labels
  • Custom Envelopes
  • Custom Filing Solutions
  • Commercial Printing

Ancillary Categories:

  • Promotional Products
  • Patient Identification Solutions
  • Stock Medical Labels
  • Stock Paper
  • Stock Medical Forms

In addition to these categories, we also are able to offer Vizient members our full suite of technology solutions at specially negotiated pricing and terms. Learn more about the agreement

A Premier Alliance

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Earlier this year, we launched a three-year group purchasing agreement with Premier Inc., a leading healthcare improvement company that operates one of the country’s largest healthcare group purchasing organizations.

We have served Premier alliance members since its inception, consistently introducing new services and technology-enabled solutions to support healthcare providers in their transformation. During the last three years, Taylor Healthcare has saved member hospitals more than $25 million through programs focused on cost management, standardization and process improvement.

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