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2014-06-18 16:26:58

IRVING, Texas, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc., the national health care network, announced today that its member-driven supply networks delivered a combined savings of $272 million on network contract spend to members in 2013. VHA pioneered the member-driven supply network concept and currently facilitates 14 networks nationwide--the largest number in the industry. Through VHA SupplyNetworks, groups of VHA members join together to reduce supply chain costs and increase...

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...

2014-06-02 12:28:23

Improving Cost Performance Key in Decision to Join AROK Purchasing Coalition IRVING, Texas, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc. today announced that the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has joined the AROK Purchasing Coalition, LLC. The AROK Purchasing Coalition, a VHA supply network, includes more than 50 health care organizations across Arkansas and Oklahoma. Their members collaborate to increase efficiencies and reduce expenses by establishing contracting...

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...

2014-04-28 12:30:34

Three Hospitals Receive Special Recognition by VHA, Inc. at their Navigating to Excellence Forum IRVING, Texas, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc., the national healthcare network, today announced the presentation of its President's Award of Honor to three member health care systems for performance related achievements over the course of 2013. The awards were presented to Providence Health and Services, Sanford Health and Yale-New Haven Hospital on Sunday, April 27 during VHA's...

2014-04-28 12:30:31

Thirteen Hospitals Receive Award for Excellence in Supply Chain Management from VHA Inc. IRVING, Texas, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc., the national healthcare network, today announced the presentation of its 2014 Excellence Awards to 13 member hospitals for a variety of achievements related to improving supply chain performance over the course of 2013. The awards were presented on Sunday, April 27 during VHA's national Navigating to Excellence Forum, held in Las Vegas. "Supply costs...

2014-04-28 12:23:35

Six Hospitals Receive Awards for Excellence in Sustainability from VHA Inc. IRVING, Texas, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc., the national healthcare network, today announced the presentation of its 2014 Excellence Awards for Sustainability to six member health care systems in two categories for their achievements over the course of 2013. The awards were presented on Sunday, April 27 during VHA's Navigating to Excellence Forum in Las Vegas. VHA's annual member conference brings health...

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...

2014-04-08 08:30:47

IRVING, Texas, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novation, the leading health care supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company, announced the availability of new National Group Buys for the second quarter that enable health care organizations to save up to 82 percent on capital equipment purchases. Novation, which serves the more than 100,000 members and affiliates of VHA Inc., UHC, Children's Hospital Association, and Provista, LLC, has helped hospitals save over $720...

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...


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