Vizient supply chain expert Cathy Denning to participate in Senate Finance Committee Hearing on counterfeit PPE

July 30, 2020 – Vizient, Inc. (Irving, TX) announced that Cathy Denning, a sourcing and supply chain expert, is testifying before the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance during the second part of its hearing, “Protecting the Reliability of the U.S. Medical Supply Chain During the COVID-19 Pandemic.”

Denning, RN, MSN, group SVP of sourcing operations, analytics and center of excellence at Vizient, was asked to offer the committee insights into the critical issue of counterfeit personal protective equipment (PPE). Denning will explain how the “grey market” exploits healthcare providers, patients, and the government through exorbitantly priced medical supplies or false, and often harmful, claims of medical supply availability when in fact, no such legitimate supplies exist.

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