MedAssets today announced that it completed its previously announced acquisition of SG-2, LLC (Sg2), a leading provider of healthcare business intelligence, market analytics and clinical consulting services."Working with more than 1,400 hospitals and other clients across healthcare, Sg2's experts utilize software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based analytics tools and an intelligence platform to help healthcare organizations make informed strategic decisions related to acquisitions, service linemore...
UHC welcomes Kevin Colgan as associate vice president of UHC’s Specialty
Pharmacy Program. Colgan will be responsible for the strategic direction
and business development of the UHC Specialty Pharmacy Program, working
to develop strategic partnerships to provide cost savings and
value-added programs to UHC members.
“I’m delighted to welcome Kevin to UHC,” says Jake Groenewold, senior
vice president, UHC Supply Chain. “His extensivemore...
UHC will be participating in a three-year project, funded by the US
Department of Health & Human Services Center for Medicare & Medicaid
Services, that aims to improve the quality of care and the patient
experience while reducing the overall cost of care by enhancing
communication and coordination between primary care physicians and
specialists. This program will be funded through round two of the Center
of Medicare and Medicaidmore...
Novation, the leading health care services company, today recognized
more than 200 health care providers across the country that have
demonstrated excellence in lowering costs through the use of IMPACT
Standardization Programs™. Winners included members of VHA Inc., UHC,
Children’s Hospital Association and Provista Inc. who participated in
all standardization categories or obtained significant value in rebates.
Novation, the leading health care services company, held its annual Innovative
Technology Expo today in Irving, Texas. Medical suppliers, both
large and small, are at the Expo to demonstrate the latest innovative
health care products and meet with hospital clinicians and decision
This year, the Expo features 120 suppliers from across the U.S.
demonstrating 180 products, including a wide range of FDA-approved
VHA Inc. today announced it renewed accreditation for its continuing
education program from The
Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing EducationTM
program, a collaboration of the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education (ACCME®), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy
Education (ACPE) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
through July 2020.
“Through our continuing education program, VHAmore...
Novation and Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW) today announced
they have entered into a three-year, sole-source strategic relationship
that provides the world’s market leading heart valve therapies to the
more than 100,000 members and affiliates of VHA, UHC, Children’s
Hospital Association and Provista.
The new agreement with Edwards for its heart valve product portfolio
enables Novation to enter the heart valve category formore...
VHA Inc. today announced that BJC HealthCare has joined Mid-America
Service Solutions (MSS), LLC, a consolidated service center that is part
of VHA SupplyNetworks. MSS serves 120 hospitals in nine states that
collaborate to reduce expenses through contracting and business
“We are excited to welcome BJC HealthCare to Mid-America Service
Solutions,” said Jeff Andersen, VHA vice president, Mid-America region.
Novation, the leading health care services company, is collaborating
with the Healthcare Supplier Diversity Alliance (HSDA), Tuck Business
School at Dartmouth and Novant Health to offer a week-long executive
training program to empower owners and senior executives of
minority-owned companies to compete in the highly competitive health
care industry. The program, Building a High-Performing Minority
Business, will be held November 16–21, 2014 atmore...
VHA Inc. announced today it will host a series of free webinars focused
on different aspects of health care supply chain management to help
supply chain leaders manage the need to reduce costs. The webinars will
be led by VHA experts and health system supply chain leaders who will
share best practices on topics ranging from internal stakeholder
engagement to local sourcing. The webinar series is open to all
hospitals and health systemsmore...