all press releases

  • 04/28/14
    VHA Inc., the national health care network, today announced the presentation of its 2014 Excellence Awards to 13 member hospitals for a variety of achievements related to improving supply chain performance over the course of 2013. The awards were presented on Sunday, April 27, during VHA’s Navigating to Excellence Forum in Las Vegas. “Supply costs continue to represent the second highest expense for hospitals, not including labormore...
  • 04/28/14
    VHA Inc., the national health care network, today announced the presentation of its 2014 Excellence Awards for Sustainability to six member health care systems in two categories for their achievements over the course of 2013. The awards were presented on Sunday, April 27, during VHA’s Navigating to Excellence Forum in Las Vegas. VHA’s annual member conference brings health care delivery experts and leading health care systemsmore...
  • 04/28/14
    VHA Inc., the national health care network, today announced the presentation of its President’s Award of Honor to three member health care systems for performance related achievements over the course of 2013. The awards were presented to Providence Health and Services, Sanford Health and Yale New Haven Health System on Sunday, April 27 during VHA’s Navigating to Excellence Forum in Las Vegas. “Each year VHA hosts a nationalmore...
  • 04/21/14
    The I.V. Solutions shortage plagues the majority of hospitals across the United States. Based on the latest information, Novation continues to drive industry focus on the shortage of I.V. Solutions that it believes will remain a critical issue for hospitals at least through the second quarter and possibly for the foreseeable future. At the start of shortages late last year, Novation implemented an I.V. Solutions response team to helpmore...
  • 04/16/14
    VHA Inc., the national health care network, today announced that Terri Scannell, VHA director of corporate citizenship and sustainability, delivered the keynote presentation at The University of Dallas Business and Society Network’s event “How Companies Profit from Measuring Sustainability Performance.” The event was held on April 11 at the Haggar University Center on the University of Dallas campus. “VHA is uniquely positionedmore...
  • 04/10/14
    VHA Inc., the national health care network, will host its 2014 Navigating to Excellence Forum, at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, on April 27- 29, 2014. VHA’s annual member conference brings health care delivery experts and leading health care systems together to share best practices and learn about innovative solutions to improve clinical quality and performance. The Navigating to Excellence Forum, designed for healthcaremore...
  • 04/08/14
    Novation, the leading health care supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company, announced the availability of new National Group Buys for the second quarter that enable health care organizations to save up to 82 percent on capital equipment purchases. Novation, which serves the more than 100,000 members and affiliates of VHA Inc., UHC, Children’s Hospital Association, and Provista, LLC, has helped hospitals save over $720more...
  • 04/02/14
    Novation, the leading health care supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company for VHA Inc., UHC, Children’s Hospital Association and Provista, LLC, recognized 27 suppliers for excellence in 2013. The awards were presented yesterday during Novation’s annual Supplier Summit. In addition to recognizing health care suppliers in several categories, Novation also honored PNC Bank with the third annual Mark McKenna award formore...
  • 03/20/14
    For the third consecutive year, Novation, the leading health care supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company for the more than 100,000 members and affiliates of VHA Inc., UHC, Children's Hospital Association, and Provista, announced that it was recognized as one of the 2014 World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute, an independent research organization that promotes best practices in corporate ethics andmore...
  • 03/10/14
    UHC celebrates 30 years of collaborating with leading academic medical centers nationwide to achieve and maintain world-class health care delivery. As a direct result of performance improvement initiatives and a commitment to following best practices as UHC members, academic medical centers have saved the lives of countless patients. UHC has become a nationally recognized leader in helping health care organizations achieve excellence in patient safety, quality, and cost-effectiveness in healthmore...