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Dec 03, 2014, 13:01 ET

UHC Releases Enhanced Version of SpendLINK®

UHC has released an enhanced version of SpendLINK®, its supply chain business intelligence tool that provides data-driven insights to help...

Oct 27, 2014, 12:42 ET

UHC Names Winner of 2014 Startup Challenge

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

Oct 23, 2014, 23:55 ET

UHC Honors Top Academic Medical Centers With 2014 Supply Chain Awards

 UHC announced the winners of the 2014 UHC Supply Chain Performance Excellence Award, UHC Supplier Diversity Leadership Award, and UHC...

Oct 23, 2014, 23:50 ET

UHC Honors Barnes-Jewish Hospital With 2014 Rising Star Award

 UHC named Barnes-Jewish Hospital the 2014 recipient of the Rising Star Award during the UHC Annual Conference 2014 in Las Vegas. The award...

Oct 23, 2014, 23:45 ET

Twelve Academic Medical Centers Receive 2014 UHC Quality Leadership Award

 UHC announced today the top-performing academic medical centers that have won the 2014 UHC Quality Leadership Award. The award is given to...

Oct 09, 2014, 13:21 ET

UHC Partners With AVIA For 2nd Annual Innovation Competition

 UHC and AVIA have partnered to launch the 2nd Annual UHC Startup Challenge: Innovation Delivered, a competition which provides five digital...

Sep 22, 2014, 15:20 ET

UHC Participates in National Initiative to Improve Health Care Coordination Between Primary Care and Specialty Physicians

 UHC will be participating in a three-year project, funded by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Center for Medicare &...

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...