all press releases

  • 06/29/15
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Novation, the nation’s largest health care services company, has released a new white paper, Unlocking the Full Potential of Your Item Master. Hospital systems are constantly evaluating opportunities to improve patient outcomes and safety, while reducing the overall cost of care. This white paper examines the impact that incomplete data has on hospital supply chains as well as best practices for implementing effectivemore...
  • 06/23/15
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Novation, the nation’s leading health care services company, announced its 2015 Innovative Technology Expo, to be held Nov. 4 at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas. This industry-leading event brings together hospital representatives and suppliers to share and collaborate on the latest technologies. Last year’s event had over 700 attendees. More than 120 supplier companies attended, exhibitingmore...
  • 06/10/15
    Novation, the nation’s leading healthcare services company, today recognized more than 255 hospitals and health systems across the country that have excelled at lowering supply chain costs through Novation’s IMPACT™ Standardization Programs. In 2014, $115 million in total savings was recognized by participating members of VHA Inc., UHC, Children’s Hospital Association and Provista LLC who were compliant with the standardization categories and program terms.Novation honors 134 members thatmore...
  • 06/09/15
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--L+M Healthcare (L+M), a not-for-profit regional health system based in New London, Conn., has become a new member of VHA Inc., which recently combined with UHC to form the largest member-owned health care company in the country. L+M will be served locally by VHA New England and will also be a member of the Northeast Purchasing Coalition, a VHA SupplyNetwork owned by 19 VHA New England members, which serves more than 70 acute care facilities in sixmore...
  • 06/05/15
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The White House Forum on Antibiotic Stewardship, held on June 2 in Washington, D.C., brought together key stakeholders to discuss strategies to improve antibiotic use and prescribing in the U.S. VHA Inc. participated in the invitation-only event as a stakeholder who supports efforts that encourage the appropriate use of antibiotics through antibiotic stewardship programs in the health care setting. The goal of the White House Forum onmore...
  • 06/05/15
    VHA Inc. and Novation have received the 2015 Champion for Change Award from Practice Greenhealth for their collaborative efforts toward greening their internal operations and helping their members improve their environmental footprint. Practice Greenhealth is the nation’s leading health care resource that promotes environmental stewardship while improving patient safety and outcomes.“We are proud to receive this award from Practice Greenhealth for our internal sustainability efforts as well asmore...
  • 06/03/15
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The nation’s largest member-owned health care company, created by the merger of VHA Inc., the national health care network, and UHC, the alliance of the nation's leading not-for-profit academic medical centers, today announced the appointment of its new leadership team. In April, VHA and UHC completed their merger and announced a Board of Directors – a mix of leaders from many of the country’s most prestigious academic medical centers,more...
  • 05/15/15
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VHA Inc., which recently combined with UHC to form the largest member-owned health care company in the country, today announced the presentation of its 2015 Excellence Awards for Sustainability to five member health care systems for their achievements over the course of 2014. The awards were presented on Thursday, May 14 during VHA’s Navigating to Excellence Forum in Las Vegas. “VHA believes that a focus on environmental stewardship ismore...
  • 05/15/15
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VHA Inc., which recently combined with UHC to form the largest member-owned health care company in the country, today announced the presentation of its President’s Award of Honor to two member health care systems for performance related achievements over the course of 2014. The awards were presented to Novant Health and Yale New Haven Health System on Thursday, May 14, during VHA’s national Navigating to Excellence Forum, held in Las Vegasmore...
  • 05/15/15
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VHA Inc., which recently combined with UHC to form the largest member-owned health care company in the country, today announced the presentation of its 2015 Excellence Awards to 16 member hospitals for a variety of achievements related to improving supply chain performance over the course of 2014. The awards were presented on Thursday, May 14 during VHA’s Navigating to Excellence Forum in Las Vegas. “Each year, VHA recognizesmore...