all press releases

  • 07/24/14
    To help health care organizations better understand trends in the cardiovascular market that could impact patient care and the bottom line, Novation released its Spring 2014 CV Watch, “Innovations in Cardiovascular Devices.” The semi-annual Novation report provides hospitals with guidance and details on promising new technologies that can help them better serve patient needs and understand how these options impact the supply chainmore...
  • 07/15/14
    AVIA – an organization dedicated to helping healthcare providers select and implement emerging technology solutions ¬– announced the extension of its partnership with UHC, an alliance of 120 academic medical centers and 302 of their affiliated hospitals representing the nation's leading academic medical centers.With a mission of creating knowledge, fostering collaboration, and promoting innovation to help members succeed, UHC strengthens its commitment to AVIA’s growing Healthcaremore...
  • 07/07/14
    Novation, the leading health care supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company, announced the availability of new National Group Buys for the third quarter that enable health care organizations to save up to 82 percent on capital equipment and beverage purchases. The current Group Buy agreements, effective through Sept. 30, 2014, offer savings to health care organizations on a wide variety of products across 26 categories.more...
  • 07/01/14
    Novation, the leading health care services company, today announced the online availability of its 2014 annual diversity report, accessible at Novation Supplier Diversity – Footprints. The publication highlights the community and economic benefits that Novation’s diverse network of suppliers provides to hospitals and health care organizations. Novation currently has more than 65 active contracts with diverse suppliers throughout themore...
  • 06/26/14
    A broad range of products representing almost every area of a hospital will be demonstrated at the annual Novation Innovative Technology Expo on September 10, 2014, at the Irving Convention Center, Irving, Texas. This year’s theme is “Future Solutions. Today.” The Novation IT Expo will showcase many exciting new technologies that address patient care needs and deliver optimal patient outcomes, including:more...
  • 06/25/14
    VHA Inc., the national health care network, announced that it has elected three new board members, as well as a new chair. The three new board members, each elected to three-year terms, include: Michael Butler, president, operations & services, Providence Health & Services, Renton, Wash. Dean Gruner, MD, president and CEO, ThedaCare, Neenah, Wis. Mark E. Larmore, CPA, groupmore...
  • 06/24/14
    To help hospitals and health systems lower costs and better serve patients, Novation today announced enhancements to its industry-leading NOVAFOODTM portfolio and a new Food Standardization program. Through an expanded number of offerings, hospitals can save an average of 25 percent on a broader range of food categories. In addition, they can participate in increased cash rebate opportunities for standardizing that are about 7 percentmore...
  • 06/23/14
    MedAssets today unveiled the upgraded version of Decision Support Costing and Contracting, a business intelligence tool that combines clinical, operational and financial system data from across care settings. With this MedAssets platform, health systems can drive more informed financial, operational, clinical and strategic planning decisions on a daily basis. MedAssets is showcasing the new version of Decision Support Costing and Contracting at the 2014 HFMA National Institute, June 22-25 inmore...
  • 06/19/14
    Novation, the leading health care expertise, analytics and contracting company for the more than 100,000 members of VHA Inc., UHC, Children’s Hospital Association and Provista, LLC, said that while supplier registrations are accelerating, there is still time for companies to register for its annual Innovative Technology Expo on September 10, 2014, at the Irving Convention Center, Irving, Texas. “We continue to encourage a broad range ofmore...
  • 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...