News from UHC

Jul 16, 2014, 17:54 ET

Parkland Health & Hospital System Begins Three-Year Cost-Saving Initiative With UHC and Novation

UHC announced today that Parkland Health & Hospital System has partnered with UHC and its supply contracting company, Novation, on a new...

Jun 23, 2014, 16:00 ET

Computerworld Names UHC Among 100 Best Places to Work in IT for Second Year

IDG's Computerworld has named UHC one of the Best Places to Work in Information Technology (IT) for the second year in a...

Jun 04, 2014, 17:43 ET

UHC Member Hospitals Achieve Record Supply Chain Savings of More Than $420 Million

UHC announced today that its member academic centers achieved record supply chain savings and net value of more than $420 million in 2013. The...

May 19, 2014, 18:22 ET

UHC's Hospital Engagement Network Prevents More Than 23,000 Harmful Hospital Events Among Participants

Member hospitals participating in UHC's Hospital Engagement Network (HEN) have made significant improvements in patient care, resulting in the...

Apr 21, 2014, 15:31 ET

UHC Awards Distributor Contract for Specialty Pharmacy Program to FFF Enterprises

 UHC has selected FFF Enterprises as its centralized distributor for the UHC Specialty Pharmacy Program. Pharmaceutical companies will be...

Apr 14, 2014, 15:50 ET

University of Kentucky Hospital Joins Supply Chain Collaborative

The University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington, Ky., announced  today that it has joined the supply chain collaborative established  by...

Mar 18, 2014, 16:45 ET

UHC Celebrates 30-Year Partnership With Academic Medical Centers

UHC celebrates 30 years of collaborating with leading academic medical centers nationwide to achieve and maintain world-class health care delivery....

Feb 25, 2014, 13:01 ET

New Members Appointed to UHC Governing Board

UHC, an alliance of 120 academic medical centers and 299 of their affiliated hospital organizations, announces the appointment of 5 new members to...

Dec 10, 2013, 18:23 ET

Johns Hopkins-AHRQ Collaboration to Reduce Hospital-Acquired Infections Selects UHC

UHC announced its selection as a coordinating entity for a 3-year, $7.3 million contract from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)...

Nov 26, 2013, 11:39 ET

University Health System Joins UHC

UHC welcomes University Health System in San Antonio as its 120th academic medical center member. UHC, a Chicago-based consortium offering...

Nov 22, 2013, 12:10 ET

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Joins UHC

 UHC announces that Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), of Boston, has joined UHC, a Chicago-based consortium of 120 leading academic...

Oct 25, 2013, 11:19 ET

UHC/AACN Nurse Residency Program™ Curriculum to be Adopted in New Maryland Nurse Collaborative

 The UHC/AACN Nurse Residency Program™, developed jointly by UHC and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, has been selected...

Oct 21, 2013, 15:28 ET

UHC Names Winner of 2013 Startup Challenge

 UHC and AVIA announced that HealthLoop is the winner of the inaugural UHC Startup Challenge: Innovation Delivered. The Startup Challenge was a...

Oct 17, 2013, 20:40 ET

UHC Honors Top Academic Medical Centers With 2013 Supply Chain Awards

 UHC announced the winners of 2013 UHC Supply Chain Performance Excellence Awards, UHC Supplier Diversity Leadership Award, and UHC...

Oct 17, 2013, 20:35 ET

UHC Names Rising Stars: Hospitals With Substantial Improvement in Quality and Accountability Study

 UHC named the 2013 recipients of the Rising Star Award during the UHC Annual Conference 2013 in Atlanta, Ga. The award recognizes significant...

Oct 17, 2013, 20:30 ET

Ten Academic Medical Centers Receive UHC's 2013 Quality Leadership Award

UHC announced the 10 top-performing academic medical centers that have been awarded the 2013 UHC Quality Leadership Award. The award is given to...

Oct 14, 2013, 11:32 ET

Finalists Announced in UHC Start-up Challenge: Innovation Delivered

 UHC and AVIA have announced the 5 digital health company finalists in the UHC's Start-up Challenge: Innovation Delivered, to be held at the...

Oct 09, 2013, 12:10 ET

UHC Partners with AVIA to Host UHC Start-Up Challenge: Innovation Delivered

UHC and AVIA have partnered to launch the UHC Startup Challenge: Innovation Delivered, a competition that will unveil new innovative technological...

Sep 09, 2013, 16:01 ET

UHC to Launch New Specialty Pharmacy Program for Better Continuity of Patient Care, Improved Access to Specialty Pharmaceuticals

Increasing at a rate of more than 20% per year, specialty pharmacy is one of the fastest-growing segments of health care. But hospitals that need...

Sep 03, 2013, 11:22 ET

UHC Launches Pilot of Automated Data Intake Program with NYU Langone Medical Center and Cleveland Clinic

 UHC has partnered with Meddius to offer the new Automated Data Intake (ADI) Program, which will automatically extract data from UHC members'...

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