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  • 10/01/15
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UHC named the 2015 recipients of the Rising Star Award during the UHC Annual Conference 2015 in Orlando, Fla. The award recognizes academic medical centers that have made significant improvements in their year-over-year rankings in UHC’s annual Quality and Accountability Study, which identifies exemplary performance in safety, mortality, clinical effectiveness, efficiency, patient centeredness, and equity of care. The UHC Rising Starmore...
  • 10/01/15
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UHC announced today the winners of the inaugural UHC Ambulatory Care Quality and Accountability Leadership Award. The award is given to academic medical centers that demonstrate excellence in delivering high-quality, patient-centered, efficient, and effective outpatient care. The winners were honored in a ceremony at the UHC Annual Conference 2015 in Orlando, Fla, which was attended by nearly 2,000 people, including health care professionals from moremore...
  • 10/01/15
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UHC announced today the winners of the 2015 UHC Supply Chain Performance Excellence Award, UHC Supplier Diversity Leadership Award, and UHC Sustainability Award at the UHC Annual Conference 2015 in Orlando, Fla. 2015 UHC Supply Chain Performance Excellence Award Honored for superior supply chain management, the UHC Supply Chain Performance Excellence Award winners are: Beaumont Hospital – Royal Oakmore...
  • 10/01/15
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UHC announced today the top-performing academic medical centers that have won the Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award, formerly named the UHC Quality Leadership Award. The award is given to UHC member academic medical centers that have demonstrated superior performance as measured by the UHC Quality and Accountability Study, which UHC has conducted annually since 2005. The 2015 winners are: NYUmore...
  • 10/01/15
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VHA Inc. and UHC, which recently combined to form the largest member-owned health care company in the country, is one of 39 health care collaborative networks selected to participate in the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (TCPI), announced today by Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell. VHA and UHC will provide technical assistance support to help equip clinicians in their national network with tools, informationmore...
  • 10/01/15
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Novation today announced its Period 4 National Group Buys, available October 1 through December 31, 2015, which offers significant savings and value-added benefits in 49 product categories to the more than 100,000 members and affiliates of VHA Inc., UHC, Children’s Hospital Association and Provista. The National Group Buys program is one of several innovative programs from Novation designed to deliver additionalmore...
  • 09/28/15
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VHA Inc. and UHC, which recently combined to form the largest member-owned health care company in the country, has been selected as one of 17 national, regional, or state hospital associations and health system organizations to continue efforts in reducing preventable hospital-acquired conditions and readmissions. Through the Partnership for Patients initiative – a nationwide public-private collaboration that began in 2011 to reduce preventablemore...
  • 09/21/15
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Novation, the leading health care services company, today announced it will again collaborate with the Healthcare Supplier Diversity Alliance (HSDA), Tuck Business School at Dartmouth (Tuck) and Novant Health to offer Building a High-Performing Minority Business, an executive training program for owners of minority owned businesses in the health care industry. The program will be held November 15–20, 2015 at the Tuckmore...
  • 09/17/15
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UHC and AVIA Health Innovation today announced the five digital health care startup companies who will compete in their annual “UHC Startup Challenge.” The Challenge will take place on Friday, October 2 in Orlando as part of “Advance: UHC Annual Conference 2015.” The UHC Startup Challenge will provide five digital health care startups the opportunity to present a new, innovative product in front of the conference audience, which is made up ofmore...
  • 09/16/15
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--When it comes to determining how the heart is functioning or whether cancer is present, doctors and patients rely on diagnostic tests using a radioactive medical-grade isotope made from Molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) which is historically produced using highly-enriched uranium (HEU), an extremely dangerous substance used in nuclear weapons. The National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) 2015 Mo-99 Topical Meeting, hostedmore...

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