all press releases

  • 04/02/14
    Novation, the leading health care supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company for VHA Inc., UHC, Children’s Hospital Association and Provista, LLC, recognized 27 suppliers for excellence in 2013. The awards were presented yesterday during Novation’s annual Supplier Summit. In addition to recognizing health care suppliers in several categories, Novation also honored PNC Bank with the third annual Mark McKenna award formore...
  • 03/20/14
    For the third consecutive year, Novation, the leading health care supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company for the more than 100,000 members and affiliates of VHA Inc., UHC, Children's Hospital Association, and Provista, announced that it was recognized as one of the 2014 World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute, an independent research organization that promotes best practices in corporate ethics andmore...
  • 03/10/14
    UHC celebrates 30 years of collaborating with leading academic medical centers nationwide to achieve and maintain world-class health care delivery. As a direct result of performance improvement initiatives and a commitment to following best practices as UHC members, academic medical centers have saved the lives of countless patients. UHC has become a nationally recognized leader in helping health care organizations achieve excellence in patient safety, quality, and cost-effectiveness in healthmore...
  • 03/06/14
    VHA Inc., the national health care network, today announced an agreement with Care Logistics. Through this agreement, VHA is offering Care Logistics’ Hospital Operating SystemTM, a logistics-based centralized care coordination model and technology system, to its member hospitals nationwide. The Hospital Operating System optimizes patient throughput from admissions to discharge, improving care quality and patient satisfaction. Themore...
  • 03/05/14
    Novation, the leading health care supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company, today announced that it has again earned the prestigious Ethics Inside Certification from the Ethisphere Institute, an independent center for research, best practices and thought leadership in corporate ethics and compliance and designator of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. "Novation has consistently exhibited a commitment not only tomore...
  • 03/04/14
    MedAssets today announced that its latest National Sourcing Collaborative event, a program designed to generate lowest market price points in products and services, will drive an estimated $5 million annually in added value in the laboratory distribution services category for participating MedAssets clients. A three-year contract for lab distribution was awarded for more than 100 MedAssets healthcare provider IDNs and hospitals, representing 25 percent of the annual MedAssets GPO spend in thismore...
  • 02/25/14
    UHC welcomes Neal Peyser to the newly established role of vice president, Health Systems and Payer Solutions. Peyser will be responsible for advancing innovative collaboration between major employers and academic medical centers focusing on the provision of more efficient episodes of complex health care."We are fortunate to have Neal joining us at UHC," said Tom Robertson, executive vice president, Member Relations and Insights. "Our economic research has shown academic medical centers to bemore...
  • 02/24/14
    VHA Inc., the national health care network, announced today that Russell F. Lewis has been appointed senior vice president and chief information and technology officer. In this new role, Lewis will lead VHA’s Technology and Development department and will oversee all projects related to the acquisition, installation and maintenance of major information systems and technology initiatives across VHA’s family of companies. “I ammore...
  • 02/24/14
    Novation, the leading health care supply chain expertise, analytics and contacting company, today announced the release of its latest Drug Price Forecast Summary Report. The semi-annual report provides pharmacy leaders with information and support resources to aide in the development of critical annual budget projections. According to the latest information, Novation estimates the average cost of pharmaceuticals for purchases from Julymore...
  • 02/18/14
    To help hospitals understand trends in bariatric care, Novation, the leading health care supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company, today issued its latest Bariatric Report. Based on a survey in late 2013 of U.S. health care providers, the report finds overall increases in bariatric surgeries, continued use of minimally invasive procedures and a greater focus on prevention based on health care reform. In the most recentmore...