Rural Health Alliance in an affiliate partner of Vizient (acute care) and Provista (non-acute care). Vizient/Provista has chosen to work with established leaders in the healthcare industry to further support provider success in achieving sustainable performance improvement. Affiliate relationships are formed with the commitment to deliver the highest quality and the broadest range of products and services to our clients, enabling them to respond to the challenges of healthcare reform and thrive in an increasingly complex and competitive environment. Vizient extends the benefits of their national contract portfolio/pricing/programs through an affiliate network. Regional affiliates are located across the country and act as an extended sales/client manager network that provides outstanding member service(s) on a local level.