VHA press releases

  • 06/19/14
    VHA Inc., the national health care network, announced enhancements and new applications to VHA LYNX, its suite of supply chain management tools. The VHA LNYX suite is designed to help hospital supply chain leaders reduce costs, and improve operational efficiencies and overall financial performance. VHA LYNX is available to all hospitals and health systems nationwide regardless of their GPO affiliation. “In every hospital, the supplymore...
  • 06/18/14
    VHA Inc., the national health care network, announced today that its member-driven supply networks delivered a combined savings of $272 million on network contract spend to members in 2013. VHA pioneered the member-driven supply network concept and currently facilitates 14 networks nationwide—the largest number in the industry. Through VHA SupplyNetworks, groups of VHA members join together to reduce supply chain costs andmore...
  • 05/30/14
    VHA Inc., the national health care network, today announced its participation in CleanMed 2014 Conference and Exposition taking place June 2-5 in Cleveland, OH. In addition to presenting and participating at the event, VHA is sponsoring closing keynote speaker Rebecca Onie, chief executive officer of Health Leads. “VHA is deeply committed to sustainability in our own company and through helping member health caremore...
  • 05/19/14
    VHA Inc., a national network of not-for-profit health care organizations, announced that the 182 hospitals participating in its Hospital Engagement Network (HEN) have achieved significant improvements in patient safety and quality care. VHA’s HEN, part of the federal Partnership for Patients initiative, helps hospitals improve in ten areas of focus ranging from falls and surgical site infections to readmissions. VHA’s HENmore...
  • 05/06/14
    VHA Inc. today announced it has been named to the Becker’s Healthcare list of “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare.” This award recognizes hospitals, health systems, ambulatory surgery centers, physician groups and other health care organizations that provide excellent work environments and outstanding benefits to their employees. To develop the list, the Becker's Healthcare editorial team conducted research, considered nominationsmore...
  • 04/28/14
    VHA Inc., the national health care network, today announced the presentation of its 2014 Excellence Awards to 11 member hospitals for achieving exceptionally high levels of performance in clinical care when compared to national benchmarks. The awards were presented on Sunday, April 27, during VHA’s Navigating to Excellence Forum in Las Vegas. “Hospitals today must be focused on improving clinical outcomes and making operationsmore...
  • 04/28/14
    VHA Inc., the national health care network, today announced the presentation of its 2014 Excellence Awards to 13 member hospitals for a variety of achievements related to improving supply chain performance over the course of 2013. The awards were presented on Sunday, April 27, during VHA’s Navigating to Excellence Forum in Las Vegas. “Supply costs continue to represent the second highest expense for hospitals, not including labormore...
  • 04/28/14
    VHA Inc., the national health care network, today announced the presentation of its 2014 Excellence Awards for Sustainability to six member health care systems in two categories for their achievements over the course of 2013. The awards were presented on Sunday, April 27, during VHA’s Navigating to Excellence Forum in Las Vegas. VHA’s annual member conference brings health care delivery experts and leading health care systemsmore...
  • 04/28/14
    VHA Inc., the national health care network, today announced the presentation of its President’s Award of Honor to three member health care systems for performance related achievements over the course of 2013. The awards were presented to Providence Health and Services, Sanford Health and Yale New Haven Health System on Sunday, April 27 during VHA’s Navigating to Excellence Forum in Las Vegas. “Each year VHA hosts a nationalmore...
  • 04/16/14
    VHA Inc., the national health care network, today announced that Terri Scannell, VHA director of corporate citizenship and sustainability, delivered the keynote presentation at The University of Dallas Business and Society Network’s event “How Companies Profit from Measuring Sustainability Performance.” The event was held on April 11 at the Haggar University Center on the University of Dallas campus. “VHA is uniquely positionedmore...