IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VHA-UHC Alliance NewCo, Inc. (“VHA-UHC Alliance”) today announces that it has signed an agreement under which it will acquire MedAssets’ (NASDAQ: MDAS) Spend and Clinical Resource Management (SCM) segment, including Sg2, from Pamplona Capital Management (“Pamplona”), upon Pamplona’s close of the MedAssets acquisition, thereby becoming a global leader in health care supply chain procurement, market intelligence, strategic analytics and comprehensive consulting services. The combined expertisemore...
IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On November 4, Novation
will host the largest innovative technology event in its industry at the
Irving Convention Center in Irving, Texas. The 2015
Innovative Technology Expo will give clinical experts from across
the country the unique opportunity to interact with more than 180 new
products from 140 manufacturers. Healthcare providers will encounter a
mix of innovative technologies such as the latest in cardiology caremore...
IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The introduction and prescribing of biosimilars could save billions of
dollars in health care spend over the next decade. The barriers to
realizing these savings center on physician familiarity and experience
with the products, as well as regulatory and marketplace uncertainties. Novation’s
Steven Lucio will address these barriers in his presentation,
“Challenges to Ensuring Uptake of Biosimilars” at the Academy of Managedmore...
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...
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...
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,
IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Novation, the nation’s largest health care services company, has
released its latest Drug Price Forecast. This semiannual report provides
pharmacy leaders and health system executives with the latest
information and insight driving pricing changes in the pharmaceutical
industry and aiding in the development of annual budget projections for
their health system.
Novation estimates that for purchases made from Janmore...
IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Novation has expanded their NOVAPLUS® Sandbox Medical contract to
include several new items that aid in neonatal development. According to
the March of Dimes® about 450,000 babies are born prematurely each year
in the United States.* The products developed by Sandbox Medical address
the very unique needs of these premature babies, their caretakers and
The NOVAPLUS agreement is expanding tomore...
IRVING, Texas & SEATTLE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Novation, the nation’s largest healthcare services organization, has
awarded an agreement to Seattle-based Genelex to offer pharmacogenetic
lab testing and precision medicine solutions that can help pharmacists
and other healthcare providers improve patient care and reduce health
Annually, more than 8.6 million adverse drug events are reported in the
U.S. Pharmacogenetic testingmore...
IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Novation’s Period 3 National Group Buys — effective from July 1 through Sept. 30, 2015 — offer significant savings and value-added benefits to the more than 100,000 members and affiliates of VHA Inc., UHC, Children’s Hospital Association and Provista. Period 3’s Group Buys feature several new categories and several first-time participating suppliers, to help the organizations Novation serves save even more moneymore...