LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MDS
Consulting, a VHA business, today announced registration is open for
its 10th Annual Healthcare Leadership and Executive Conference. The
conference will be centered on current challenges facing healthcare
executives as they work to transform their organizations into integrated
care delivery systems. The conference will take place October 4-6, 2015
at the Encore Hotel in Las Vegas, Nev.
Widely recognized as one of themore...
IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pharmacy leaders in health systems are gaining responsibility for
clinical and financial outcomes related to medication use across the
continuum of care. As a result, they are looking for strategies that
will enable them to achieve superior performance. To assist hospital
pharmacy leaders, VHA Inc. is offering the complimentary webinar series
“Strategies to Optimize Pharmacy Performance”. Registration
is open to all health systems nationwidemore...
MedAssets today announced that UMass Memorial Health Care (UMass Memorial), the largest not-for-profit health system in central Massachusetts, renewed and expanded its longstanding relationship with MedAssets to further drive cost reductions enterprise-wide. The multi-year agreement leverages the breadth of MedAssets supply chain management and procurement solutions, consulting expertise, sourcing services and analytics to further optimize supply chain performance, streamline procurementmore...
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)--The combined effects of health care reform, increasing merger and
acquisition activity and intense cost pressures are challenging
independent, community hospitals to remain viable in the health care
marketplace. In response to these shifting market dynamics, the members
of the Independent Hospital Network (IHN) Sourcing Group selected VHA
DataLYNX to help gain control over its supply spend, improve data
quality and completeness – increasingmore...
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...
IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Novation, the nation’s largest health care services company, was recently recognized by U.S. Veterans Magazine on its annual “Best of the Best” list for Supplier Diversity Programs. The magazine polled hundreds of Fortune 1,000 companies to arrive at this nonbiased list of organizations that offer the best opportunities for veterans, transitioning service members, disabled veterans, spouses and veteran business ownersmore...
IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Novation is committed to protecting the health of patients and ensuring quality products remain available. With the emergence of avian flu, or highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), NOVAFOOD® has taken proactive measures to ensure contracted egg suppliers continue to offer safe and affordable products to the members and affiliates Novation serves. HPAI is a virus that has been identified in some commercial poultry flocksmore...