Novation Selects an AMN Healthcare Company as its Single Source Provider for Temporary Physician Staffing
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Novation, the healthcare industry’s leading supply chain expertise and contracting company for the members of VHA Inc., UHC, Children’s Hospital Association, and Provista LLC, has selected Staff Care, an AMN Healthcare company, as their single-source provider for temporary physician staffing, also known as locums and locum tenens managed services. As the largest group purchasing organization (GPO) in the nation, Novation offers sourcing services, as well as information and data services to the more than 65,000 alliance members it serves. Staff Care will be the only Novation supplier offered to those members seeking locums and/or locum tenens managed services providers moving forward.
“We have always valued our partnership with AMN Healthcare, and this expanded relationship is a direct reflection of Novation’s confidence in the company,” commented David Gillan, vice president, Sourcing Operations, Purchased Services at Novation. “The alliance members we serve look to Novation for guidance on healthcare suppliers and distributors that provide exceptional value. Because of AMN Healthcare’s focus on innovative workforce solutions and commitment to clinician and physician quality, we know alliance members will benefit from this single-source agreement.”
AMN Healthcare has been a Novation supplier since 2004, providing nursing and allied staffing solutions. In 2012, AMN was recognized by Novation as its “2011 Purchased Services Supplier of the Year.”
“We are thrilled to be selected as Novation’s exclusive provider of locums and locum tenens managed services,” said Bob Livonius, AMN president of Strategic Workforce Solutions. “Through Staff Care, we truly look forward to providing each client with outstanding service and exceeding their expectations.”
About Novation, Winner of the Ethics Inside® Certification
Founded in 1998, Novation is the leading health care supply chain expertise and contracting company for the more than 65,000 members of VHA Inc. and UHC, two national health care alliances, Children’s Hospital Association, an alliance of the nation’s leading pediatric facilities, and Provista, LLC. Novation provides alliance members with sourcing services, as well as information and data services. Based in Irving, Texas, Novation develops and manages competitive contracts with more than 600 suppliers. VHA, UHC, and Provista members used Novation contracts to purchase more than $40 billion in 2011. Novation recently earned the coveted Ethics Inside Certification from Ethisphere Institute, a leading international think tank dedicated to the research and promotion of best practices in corporate ethics and compliance. Novation was also named on Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies list, and is the only company in the health care industry to earn both distinctions. To learn more about Novation, please visit the newly designed novationco.com and follow @NovationNews.
About AMN Healthcare
AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. is healthcare’s workforce innovator, providing a broad spectrum of workforce solutions and staffing services to the nation’s healthcare facilities. AMN’s workforce solutions – including managed services programs, recruitment process outsourcing and consulting services – enable providers to successfully reduce complexity, increase efficiency and improve patient outcomes within the rapidly evolving healthcare environment. AMN provides unparalleled access to the largest network of clinicians and physicians through its innovative recruitment strategies and breadth of career opportunities offered. Clients include acute-care hospitals, government facilities, community health centers and clinics, physician practice groups and many other healthcare settings. For more information, visit www.amnhealthcare.com
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SOURCE AMN Healthcare