The combined effects of health care reform, increasing merger and acquisition activity and intense cost pressures are challenging independent, community hospitals to remain viable in the health care marketplace. In response to these shifting market dynamics, the 21 member hospitals of the Independent Hospital Network Sourcing Group selected VHA DataLYNX to help gain control over supply spend, improve data quality and completeness – increasing savings from sourcing initiatives.
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Western Connecticut Health Network had achieved strong savings on supplies and was ready to shift its focus to find savings opportunities in the complex areas of utilization, clinical operations and purchased services. Through the close collaboration of administrators, physicians and VHA’s consulting team, the health system achieved savings of $5.8 million in 15 months while continuing to improve quality of care.
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Through the integration of VHA, UHC and Novation, we are leveraging our strong foundation of supply, network, analytics and advisory services to better serve current and future needs of our members. The new leadership team will provide focus and accountability across the integrated organization to consistently deliver the right solutions at the right time with the most impact.
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