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...
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)--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...
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...
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...
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...
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)--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...
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...