Novation, the leading health care supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company, awarded several new IT value-added reseller (VAR) national contracts that expand its portfolio to provide hospital organizations with IT goods and services at lower costs. These include manufacturer product and service agreements, as well as value-added services such as initiative assistance and ongoing IT consulting support.
New Novation agreements were awarded to CDW Government, Paragon Development Systems (PDS), PC Connection/MoreDirect Inc./GovConnection Inc. and Insight Direct USA. The agreements, effective today, offer health care providers savings on a variety of products, including desktop and laptop computers, tablets and servers. In addition, the new agreements include IT services such as strategic planning, system design, implementation and training.
“In today’s technology-driven environment, it is critical for hospitals to have a path to the high quality products and services they need at a lower cost,” said Greg Knapp, vice president, Support Services and Client Relations, Novation. “Our team works closely with the hospital members served by Novation to identify their IT needs. In addition to offering savings over previous agreements, the new contracts feature IT VAR leaders who have deep experience with integrating products, services and support.”
Novation provides the more than 100,000 members and affiliates it serves with cost-savings through a broad portfolio of over 180 IT-related product and service agreements. Novation is committed to helping hospitals assess and scope their IT purchasing needs, as well as provide ongoing consulting services to tackle complex IT initiatives and manage costs surrounding these systems.
Novation is the nation’s leading health care services company, focused on revolutionizing operational performance for more than 100,000 members and affiliates of VHA Inc., UHC, Children's Hospital Association and Provista LLC. Novation’s progressive approach to cost performance, data and intelligence, and integrated advisory solutions helps health care providers envision and advance new models of cost-effective, high-quality care. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Novation is committed to the highest standards of ethical behavior and twice has been honored with the Ethisphere Institute’s coveted Ethics Inside® Certification, and has been named four years consecutively to Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies list.