Encompass Group LLC has been awarded a contract with Vizient to supply health care apparel uniforms to Vizient members. Effective August 15, 2021, Vizient members can order Encompass Healthcare Apparel directly from Encompass or through their authorized distributor, accessing Contract #MS 9910.
“As health systems continue to mitigate the challenges faced as a result of the pandemic, Vizient is excited that through this new agreement with Encompass, our members will have additional access to healthcare apparel,” said Kim Wenger, Vizient Senior Director. Deanna Leonard, Encompass Vice President and General Manager – Retail Apparel, added, “Encompass is happy to partner with Vizient in ensuring their members have access to safe and comfortable professional healthcare apparel. With over 100 years of experience, our brands have been at the forefront of healthcare apparel and we are honored to be a contracted supplier.”
Vizient members will have access to the full line of safe and comfortable Encompass Healthcare Apparel including: Jockey and Fundamentals scrubs and Meta Lab wear. Encompass Healthcare Apparel is available in a variety of styles and colors. Customization is available too including facility branding, department name and even individual provider names. As an added value for Vizient members Encompass can provide guidance on a Group One uniform program that color codes staff according to department and/or function. Staff identity programs have been shown to provide tremendous benefits, including: branding opportunities for the healthcare facility, enhanced security, enhanced patient experience and improved employee satisfaction.
Encompass offers flexible ordering opportunities for the Vizient members, including: bulk orders to health care facilities, bag and tagged options labeled for the individual provider sent to the facility and a unique ordering portal. The portal can be branded by the healthcare facility and allows functionality including individual provider ordering, credit card purchase and payroll deduct programs. The portal also offers detailed reporting options to show staff compliance and historic utilization of apparel.
To discuss the new Vizient Healthcare Apparel Uniforms Contract contact us at (800) 284-4540 or www.encompassgroup.com.