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Company Overview of VHA Inc.

Company Overview

VHA Inc. operates a network of not-for-profit health care organizations. It offers analytics, consulting, contracting, performance improvement, and revenue management services; supply chain management services; and clinical improvement services. The company serves not-for-profit health care organizations in the United States. VHA Inc. was formerly known as Voluntary Hospitals of America, Inc. and changed its name to VHA Inc. in April 1994. The company was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas. It has additional offices in Central, Central Atlantic, Georgia, Mid-America, Mid-Atlantic, New England, Oklahoma/Arkansas, Pacific Northwest, Southeast, Upper Midwest, Gulf States, and...

290 East John Carpenter Freeway

Irving, TX 75062

United States

Founded in 1977

Phone:

972-830-0626

Fax:

972-830-0012

Key Executives for VHA Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 57
Chief Financial Officer and Area Senior Vice President
Age: 49
Chief Executive Officer of VHA Georgia and President of VHA Georgia
Chief Executive Officer of Novation and President of Novation
Age: 48
Chief Executive Officer of Provista and President of Provista
Age: 55
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

VHA Inc. Key Developments

VHA Inc. Announces Board and Management Changes

VHA Inc. announced that it has elected Michael Butler, president, operations & services, Providence Health & Services, Dean Gruner President and CEO, ThedaCare and Mark E. Larmore Group Senior Vice President, CFO and Assistant Treasurer, New York-Presbyterian Hospital as new board members. The new chair of the board of directors is Marna Borgstrom, President and CEO, Yale-New Haven Health System. She assumes the post following Patrick Fry, President and CEO of, Sutter Health. The company also announced the departure of Russell D. Harrington Jr., President and CEO, Penny Wheeler, M.D., Chief Clinical Officer, Gary R. Yates, M.D., President Healthcare Performance Improvement and President, Sentara Quality Care Network, Sentara Healthcare will depart.

VHA Inc. Announces Enhancements and New Applications to VHA LYNX, its Suite of Supply Chain Management Tools

VHA Inc. announced enhancements and new applications to VHA LYNX, its suite of supply chain management tools. The VHA LYNX suite is designed to help hospital supply chain leaders reduce costs, and improve operational efficiencies and overall financial performance. VHA LYNX is available to all hospitals and health systems nationwide regardless of their GPO affiliation. VHA LYNX Suite of Products: VHA DataLYNX: A new, comprehensive item master data management suite to cleanse and enrich product information, audit data quality and clarify supply chain performance. VHA PriceLYNX and VHA PharmaLYNX: Enhancements enable more efficient management of supply categories and more effective negotiations with suppliers. VHA ValueLYNX: Significantly enhanced for improved visibility into system-wide value analysis efforts, automated savings tracking and expert advisory services to keep the value analysis pipeline full. Local Sourcing Solutions: New applications bring more spend under active management and speed access to financial value.

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

VHA Inc. announced that Russell F. Lewis has been appointed senior vice president and chief information and technology officer. In this new role, Lewis will lead VHA's Technology and Development department and will oversee all projects related to the acquisition, installation and maintenance of major information systems and technology initiatives across VHA's family of companies. Prior to joining VHA, Lewis served in other technology roles within VHA's family of companies. He served as senior vice president of information services for Provista.

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