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2014-07-24 08:33:30

IRVING, Texas, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 chain. According to...

2014-07-16 20:23:33

CHICAGO, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UHC announced today that Parkland Health & Hospital System has partnered with UHC and its supply contracting company, Novation, on a new three-year cost-saving initiative. UHC will provide a multitude of services and assistance, including UHC's comprehensive supply chain management suite--UHC Supply Chain Intelligence(TM)--to ensure the success of the initiative. UHC will continue to give Parkland access to Novation's price-competitive...

2014-06-24 16:24:33

IRVING, Texas, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help hospitals and health systems lower costs and better serve patients, Novation today announced enhancements to its industry-leading NOVAFOOD(TM) 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...

2014-06-19 08:29:55

IRVING, Texas, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 of...

2014-06-12 08:30:16

IRVING, Texas, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For a wide range of health care technology suppliers, the upcoming Novation Innovative Technology Expo offers an opportunity to showcase products that improve patient outcomes and increase safety to experienced clinicians from health care organizations across the nation. 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...

2014-06-04 20:21:58

CHICAGO, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UHC announced today that its member academic centers achieved record supply chain savings and net value of more than $420 million in 2013. The savings include $136 million in patronage dividends returned to members and documented operational savings of $284 million. Members' participation in UHC's advanced analytics; assistance with physician preference items, supply utilization, and standardization; and the collaboration of member and UHC...

2014-05-27 08:29:43

ROSWELL, Ga., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Health Care today announced it received three national awards of excellence from Novation, a leading health care supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company for the more than 100,000 members of VHA, UHC, Children's Hospital Association and Provista, LLC. The company was recently recognized by Novation as National Surgical Supplier of the Year for its outstanding efforts in working with hospital members served by...

2014-05-14 08:32:10

IRVING, Texas, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As hospitals across the country continue to face ongoing I.V. solutions shortages, Novation, the leading health care supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company, is holding an I.V. Solutions Symposium today in Dallas, Texas. I.V. saline solutions, commonly used throughout hospitals to treat dehydration, are now expected to be in short supply through the end of the year. The Novation symposium is designed to provide...

2014-05-12 08:32:46

IRVING, Texas, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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, today announced that it will be hosting its annual Innovative Technology Expo on September 10, 2014, at the Irving Convention Center, Las Colinas. The Novation Innovative Technology Expo features the latest in innovative health care technologies that improve...

2014-04-21 08:25:51

IRVING, Texas, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The I.V. Solutions shortage plagues the majority of hospitals across the United States. Based on the latest information, Novation continues to drive industry focus on the shortage of I.V. Solutions that it believes will remain a critical issue for hospitals at least through the second quarter and possibly for the foreseeable future. At the start of shortages late last year, Novation implemented an I.V. Solutions response team to help the member...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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