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2014-04-02 12:32:28

IRVING, Texas, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 for...

2014-02-25 23:00:59

Factors eroding buyer power for the antiviral drugs market include rising prices and high demand, which are expected to continue increasing during the next three years, along with high market share concentration and low availability of substitutes; nonetheless, intense vendor competition, low switching costs and changes in regulation give buyers a degree of leverage over suppliers. To help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld...

2014-02-19 23:29:21

CHAMPS Group Purchasing announces a three-year agreement with Medline Industries, Inc. to offer CHAMPS members savings on custom procedure trays (CPT) and sterile packs. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 CHAMPS Group Purchasing announces a three-year agreement with Medline Industries, Inc. to offer CHAMPS members savings on custom procedure trays (CPT) and sterile packs. This new Medline contract pricing is available to CHAMPS 5,000-plus healthcare members nationwide and covers...

2014-01-23 12:29:18

Competitors Will Increasingly Have to Cater to Group Purchasing Organizations for Success, According to Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- According to Decision Resources Group (DRG), France and Germany will offer competitors in the European spinal implant market the greatest opportunities for revenue expansion through 2022. These countries have not been as adversely affected by the European economic crisis as Italy and Spain, and austerity...

2014-01-08 08:29:17

IRVING, Texas, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc., the national health care membership network, has named Anna Fox as senior vice president and executive officer of VHA Central. In her role, Fox oversees the strategy and operations for the four-state region covering Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio. She also guides program development and services to help members achieve their clinical and operational goals. "Anna has an outstanding background in supply chain and group...

2013-12-25 23:03:15

Factors eroding buyer power in the cardiac pacemaker market include high demand, which is expected to continue rising over the next three years, high market share concentration, a medium level of product specialization and few substitutes; nonetheless, intense vendor competition and low switching costs give buyers a degree of leverage over suppliers. To help procurement professionals make better buying decisions, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of...

2013-10-04 23:22:55

In 2012, CHAMPS account managers and data analysts identified nearly $25 million in savings. Collecting savings data and having the opportunity to implement savings is highly dependent on the successful collaborative relationship CHAMPS account managers build with CHAMPS members. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 CHAMPS Group Purchasing’s top priority is to provide cost savings to their nationwide membership of more than 5,000 affiliates. Serving hospitals, long-term care...

2013-10-01 23:05:00

Urgent Care Integrated Network (UCIN) has partnered with Baker Donelson, one of the top law firms in the country, to support the legal and business needs of independent urgent care centers. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Urgent Care Integrated Network (UCINet.org), a group purchasing organization that negotiates and manages contracts for medical products and services on behalf of its members, has partnered with Baker Donelson to provide independent urgent care practices a...


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