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Apr 01, 2015, 12:17 ET

VHA Inc. and UHC Complete Merger, Creating the Nation's Largest Member-owned Health Care Company

 VHA Inc., the national health care network, and UHC, the alliance of the nation's leading not-for-profit academic medical centers,...

Feb 03, 2015, 09:30 ET

VHA Inc. and UHC Announce Deal to Create Largest Member-owned Health Care Company in the U.S.

 VHA Inc., the national health care network, and UHC, the alliance of the nation's leading not-for-profit academic medical centers,...

Jan 07, 2015, 10:15 ET

VHA Inc. Announces the Acquisition of the Assets of Medical Development Specialists, LLC

 VHA Inc., the national health care network, today announced it has completed the acquisition of assets of Medical Development Specialists, LLC...

Oct 07, 2014, 10:00 ET

VHA Inc. and Jefferson School of Population Health Announce Agreement

VHA Inc., the national health care network, has entered into an agreement with the Jefferson School of Population Health to jointly create, market...

Sep 25, 2014, 14:30 ET

VHA Inc. Webinar Series Offers Strategies for Transitioning to Value-Based Payment Model

 Transitioning from the traditional fee-for-service payment model to one based on value uniquely impacts every area of a hospital. To help...

Sep 24, 2014, 10:00 ET

VHA Inc. Launches Toolkit to Help Hospitals Reduce the Demand for Early Elective Delivery

 As part of VHA Inc.'s work as a Hospital Engagement Network (HEN), it is offering a free online toolkit (http://eedtoolkit.vha.com/) for...

Sep 10, 2014, 11:00 ET

VHA Inc. Renews its Accreditation as Provider of Interprofessional Continuing Education for Healthcare Teams Through 2020

 VHA Inc. today announced it renewed accreditation for its continuing education program from The Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional...

Aug 25, 2014, 11:02 ET

VHA Inc. Announces BJC HealthCare Membership in Mid-America Service Solutions, LLC

 VHA Inc. today announced that BJC HealthCare has joined Mid-America Service Solutions (MSS), LLC, a consolidated service center that is part...

Aug 19, 2014, 11:00 ET

VHA Inc. Supply Chain Management Webinar Series Available to All Health Systems

 VHA Inc. announced today it will host a series of free webinars focused on different aspects of health care supply chain management to help...

Jun 25, 2014, 09:00 ET

VHA Inc. Elects Three New Board Members

 VHA Inc., the national health care network, announced that it has elected three new board members, as well as a new chair. The three new...

Jun 19, 2014, 13:29 ET

Improved VHA LYNX Suite Includes New Applications for Supply Chain Managers

VHA Inc., the national health care network, announced enhancements and new applications to VHA LYNX, its suite of supply chain management...

Jun 18, 2014, 16:29 ET

VHA SupplyNetworks Continue to Demonstrate the Value of Aggregation

VHA Inc., the national health care network, announced today that its member-driven supply networks delivered a combined savings of $272 million on...

Jun 02, 2014, 10:00 ET

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Joins AROK Purchasing Coalition, LLC

 VHA Inc. today announced that the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has joined the AROK Purchasing Coalition, LLC. The AROK...

May 19, 2014, 12:08 ET

VHA Hospital Engagement Network Participants Achieve Significant Quality and Patient Safety Improvements

VHA Inc., a national network of not-for-profit health care organizations, announced that the 182 hospitals participating in its Hospital Engagement...

May 06, 2014, 10:00 ET

VHA Inc. Named to the Becker's Healthcare List of "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare"

 VHA Inc. today announced it has been named to the Becker's Healthcare list of "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare." This award recognizes...

Apr 28, 2014, 10:00 ET

VHA Inc. Announces Winners of 2014 Excellence Awards for Sustainability

 VHA Inc., the national healthcare network, today announced the presentation of its 2014 Excellence Awards for...

Apr 28, 2014, 10:00 ET

VHA Inc. Announces Winners of 2014 Excellence Awards for Supply Chain Management

 VHA Inc., the national healthcare network, today announced the presentation of its 2014 Excellence Awards to 13 member hospitals for a variety...

Apr 28, 2014, 10:00 ET

VHA Inc. Announces Winners of 2014 Excellence Awards for Clinical Care

VHA Inc., the national health care network, today announced the presentation of its 2014 Excellence Awards to 11 member hospitals for...

Apr 28, 2014, 10:00 ET

VHA Inc. Announces Winners of 2014 President's Award of Honor

 VHA Inc., the national healthcare network, today announced the presentation of its President's Award of Honor to three member health care...

Feb 24, 2014, 14:29 ET

VHA Inc. Appoints Russell F. Lewis as Chief Information and Technology Officer

VHA Inc., the national health care network, announced today that Russell F. Lewis has been appointed senior vice president and chief information...