CHICAGO, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- UHC
has released the findings of a new study that evaluated the use of medical devices based on cost and quality outcomes to uncover several trends related to high-priced physician preference items (PPIs).
has worked in conjunction with AACN to develop the UHC
/AACN Nurse Residency Program[TM], which offers a curriculum and support for new graduate nurses.
Our mission at UHC
is to help them with the financing," stated UHC
President and CEO Grant S.
The new initiative, which continues a two-year partnership established between Beaumont Health System and UHC
, will provide Beaumont Health with access to Novation's price-competitive supply contracts and UHC
's supply chain analytics, industry-leading consulting, and tools for improving supply utilization and standardization.
All of us at UHC
congratulate them on a job well done.
study found that 42% of all health care spending among the commercially insured population arose from unpredictable and largely unavoidable single events such as appendectomies or injuries.
VHA and UHC
members used Novation's contracts to purchase more than $25 billion in supplies in 2005.
The growth in member savings is attributable to many factors, including higher-volume purchasing through UHC
's supply contracting company, Novation; greater adoption of UHC
's advanced analytics; and member collaboration with UHC
experts to identify savings opportunities linked to physician preference items, supply utilization, and standardization.
With a maximum flow rate of 60 GPM (gallons per minute), Dresser Wayne's rugged new Century UHC
dispensers are available in a wide variety of models, including singles, single-product dual, two-product dual, single and dual satellites, and a master/satellite combination unit.
Formed in 1984 and based in Chicago, Illinois, UHC
fosters collaboration with and among its 117 academic medical center and 310 affiliated hospital members through its renowned solutions in the areas of performance improvement, comparative data and analytics, supply chain management, strategic research, and public policy.
Beta versions of the new Select UHC
models have been well received.
The award winners were announced at the UHC
Annual Conference 2014 in Las Vegas, which was attended by nearly 2,000 people, including health care professionals from more than 100 UHC