VHA press releases

  • 11/19/15
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Earlier this year, VHA Inc. and UHC announced that they were merging their organizations, including Novation, to create the largest member-owned health care company in the country. Today, the company announces the combined organization’s new name—Vizient, Inc. Beginning in January 2016, the combined organization will officially align under the Vizient brand. “As a combined organization, we are better positioned to work with ourmore...
  • 11/02/15
    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...
  • 10/15/15
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VHA Inc.’s Rose Wagner was recently recognized by Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) as an innovator in healthcare redesign and named as a “MGMA Game Changer” for her work in developing effective strategies that increase patient access to care, enhance the efficient delivery of care, and the level of patient satisfaction and improve population health in medical group practices. Wagner was also a presenter at MGMA’s annual membermore...
  • 10/01/15
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VHA Inc. and UHC, which recently combined to form the largest member-owned health care company in the country, is one of 39 health care collaborative networks selected to participate in the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (TCPI), announced today by Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell. VHA and UHC will provide technical assistance support to help equip clinicians in their national network with tools, informationmore...
  • 09/03/15
    IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Helping health care executives understand how hospitals can integrate population health into their care delivery models will be the focus of the upcoming Population Health Symposium. The symposium will be held September 21-22 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago and is the third in a series of population health symposia in partnership with the Jefferson College of Population Health. “The symposium will be interactive so participants can networkmore...
  • 08/24/15
    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...
  • 08/12/15
    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...
  • 07/22/15
    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...
  • 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...