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2012-03-26 06:29:54

IRVING, Texas, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Novation, the leading health care supply contracting company, today announces the release of its Drug Price Forecast Summary Report, Winter 2012. This summary report highlights key insights offered in Novation's full Drug Price Forecast, including projected drug price inflation summary projections and overviews of the top five therapeutic categories based on purchase volume. Novation's semi-annual Drug Price Forecast is designed to...

2012-03-20 06:26:36

IRVING, Texas, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Novation, the leading health care supply contracting company, announces the release of its most recent Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics Report. This report is produced by Novation's cardiology staff and is intended to help VHA, UHC and Provista members understand and prepare for new cardiology technologies. The Novation cardiology team compiled this report following their attendance late last year at the annual Transcatheter...

2012-03-05 07:00:00

LOUISVILLE, Colo., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GHX today announced that Novation, the leading healthcare supply contracting company for the members of VHA Inc., UHC and Provista LLC, has renewed an agreement under which GHX delivers supply chain technology and software solutions to help the members Novation serves reduce their cost of doing business. The five-year renewal means that more than 65,000 VHA, UHC and Provista members and affiliates will be able to take advantage of GHX to...

2012-03-02 10:30:00

SAN DIEGO, March 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Novation, the healthcare industry's leading supply contracting organization for members and affiliates of VHA Inc., UHC and Provista, has named AMN Healthcare (NYSE: AHS) Novation's 2011 "Purchased Services Supplier of the Year" award winner. The award was presented at Novation's annual Supplier Summit in February. These awards are given in recognition of an organization's superior service and resulting value provided to the members served by...

2012-02-15 11:55:00

IRVING, Texas, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The publication of three guidance documents by the Food and Drug Administration represents a significant milestone in the biosimilar development process and provides the infrastructure by which pharmaceutical manufacturers can seek approval for lower cost, clinically comparable alternatives to some of the most commonly utilized biologic agents purchased by health care organizations. Novation, the health care industry's leading...

2012-02-08 10:13:00

IRVING, Texas, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Novation, the leading health care supply contracting company owned by VHA and UHC, today announced that the Child Health Corporation of America (CHCA) has signed an agreement to utilize and benefit from Novation's contracting and supply chain solutions. The CHCA Board of Directors chose Novation as the best supply cost reduction partner based on due diligence and recommendations by a member-led task force representing CHCA's children's...

2011-11-30 12:07:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Safecor Health, the market leader in pharmaceutical repackaging services, announced today that they have finalized a one-year extension to their single-source contract award with Novation for unit dose repackaging and bar coding services. Under the terms of the Novation contract extension, Safecor Health will continue to provide a comprehensive menu of unit-dose and bar-coded medication repackaging services to members and affiliates of VHA,...

2011-11-14 13:28:00

IRVING, Texas, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Novation commends the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics for highlighting the importance and raising awareness of the drug shortage crisis facing America's hospitals in its report titled, "Drug Shortages: A Closer Look at Products, Suppliers and Volume Volatility." The paper, along with the President's October 31, 2011 Executive Order, is helping bring much-needed attention to the problem of drug shortages. In conjunction with the...

2011-05-17 12:39:00

IRVING, Texas, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Allina Hospitals & Clinics, which serves patients throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin, has simplified its commodity supply management strategies with the help of VHA Inc, the national health care network and Novation, VHA's supply contracting company. Novation launched its new committed portfolio in January of 2011. This portfolio offers savings on a variety of high-spend commodity categories, including medical/surgical products,...

2011-04-22 09:30:00

IRVING, Texas, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Novation, the leading health care supply contracting company, announced today the addition of BIOTRONIK (Lake Oswego, OR) to its Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) Devices portfolio. This new 30-month agreement represents the first collaboration between the respective organizations. Effective April 15, 2011, the collaboration between Novation and BIOTRONIK will open access to products with many new options for the members of VHA Inc., the...