all press releases

  • 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 six member hospitals for achieving exceptionally high levels of performance in clinical effectiveness when compared to national benchmarks. The awards were presented on Thursday, May 14 during VHA’s Navigating to Excellence Forum in Las Vegas. Tomore...
  • 05/13/15
    Novation, the leading health care services company for more than 100,000 members and affiliates of VHA Inc., University HealthSystem Consortium, Children's Hospital Association and Provista LLC recognized 30 suppliers for excellence in 2014. The awards were announced yesterday at the fifth annual Supplier Summit meeting in Las Vegas, which brought together more than 1,500 healthcare suppliers representing over 460 companies.“Novation’s Supplier Summit is the preeminent industry event wheremore...
  • 05/12/15
    Novation, the leading health care services company for more than 100,000 members and affiliates of VHA Inc., University HealthSystem Consortium, Children's Hospital Association and Provista, remains a health care sustainability leader by awarding a national NOVAPLUS private label contract to World Centric. Based in Petaluma, CA, World Centric is a manufacturer of plant-based sustainable foodservice products.Novation is the only group purchase organization that has a private labelmore...
  • 05/04/15
    Novation today announced its dual-contract award in the Bone Densitometry category. Hologic Inc. and Swissray International Inc. were both awarded agreements, replacing incumbent GE Healthcare in this category.“This is a very important clinical category in the area of women’s health and Novation is happy that it has two excellent awardees for the membership and affiliates we serve.” said Mike Clemens, Novation’s vice president contract and program services. “Of the suppliers that participatedmore...
  • 04/30/15
    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 it is offering a new educational webinar series focused on improving the performance of hospital service lines. The complimentary webinar series, “Strategies to Unleash the Potential in Your Service Lines” will occur monthly May through August and is open to all hospitals and health systems nationwidemore...
  • 04/30/15
    Novation today announced its participation in the HIDA Educational Foundation Associates Program. The HIDA Educational Foundation is the research and education arm of the Health Industry Distributors Association, the premier trade association representing medical products distribution.John Thompson, Novation vice president, sourcing operations, said, “We are pleased to become a member of the HIDA Educational Foundation Associates Program. This is an excellent opportunity to blend themore...
  • 04/28/15
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VHA Inc., which recently combined with UHC to form the largest member-owned health care company in the country, will host its 2015 VHA Navigating to Excellence Forum, May 13-15, 2015 at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. The annual conference brings VHA members and healthcare experts together in a collaborative setting to share insights and practices that lead to improved clinical quality and increased efficiency as well as spurmore...
  • 04/21/15
    Novation, the leading health care services company for more than 100,000 members and affiliates of VHA Inc., University HealthSystem Consortium, Children's Hospital Association and Provista, announced today that Mark Cartwright, Novation’s senior director of Supplier Diversity, has been recognized by Women’s Enterprise USA magazine as one of its Top 100 Leaders in Supplier Diversity.WE USA developed the list of leaders after reviewing hundreds of diversity professionals and narrowingmore...
  • 04/10/15
    Novation, the nation’s leading health care services company, announced that its Period 2 National Group Buys launched April 1 and will be effective through June 30.Novation’s Group Buys provide significant savings and value-added benefits to the participating members of VHA Inc., University HealthSystem Consortium, Children’s Hospital Association and Provista by combining member purchasing volume to maximize savings opportunities. In addition to price, Novation’s Group Buys often provide valuemore...
  • 04/09/15
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VHA Inc., which recently combined with UHC to form the largest member-owned health care company in the country, announced it has been awarded LEED Silver Certification for Commercial Interiors from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for the company’s headquarters, which includes Novation and Provista, at 250/290 E. John Carpenter Freeway in Irving, Texas. VHA’s campus is the largest of the four LEED Interior Design and Construction projectsmore...