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University of Mississippi Health Care Selects UHC for Group Purchasing Services
Date:8/3/2008

OAK BROOK, Ill., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) announced that University of Mississippi Health Care (UMHC), a 722-bed academic medical center (AMC) in Jackson, has been added to its growing list of group purchasing and supply chain participants.

"Moving to UHC for our group purchasing and related services provides our organization with a strategic partner that is committed to meeting our unique needs as an academic medical center," said Will Ferniany, CEO. "Having been an active participant in UHC's comparative databases and other services since 2006, we believe that expanding our participation in this important area of our operations will provide even greater value to our organization and those we serve."

UMHC will have access to the industry's broadest and best-priced contract portfolio through UHC's contracting services company, Novation. Additionally, UHC will provide implementation and consulting assistance and will work in collaboration with UMHC's local suppliers and its distributor.

"We are committed to supply chain performance excellence, and UHC offers the comprehensive services and the flexibility we were seeking to help us achieve our supply chain goals. I'm impressed with UHC's professionalism, knowledge and concern for our issues," said Ed Smith, executive director of supply chain management at UMHC.

UMHC serves as Mississippi's only Level 1 trauma center and includes University Hospital, Wiser Hospital for Women and Infants, Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children, and other hospitals and clinics. A majority of the 7,500 employees at the state's only health sciences center, the University of Mississippi Medical Center, are on the health care team of UMHC.

"UHC is dedicated to delivering the best group purchasing and supply chain services for the nation's leading AMCs and their affiliated providers. We are delighted to have been selected by UMHC as its supply chain partner," said Irene M. Thompson, president and CEO.

About UHC:

UHC offers its 102 academic medical center full members and 184 associate members specific programs and services to improve operational, clinical, and financial performance. UHC's comprehensive suite of supply chain services includes the industry's leading contract portfolio through UHC's contracting services company, Novation, useful supply chain analytic tools, valuable supply chain performance management services, and dynamic peer networking and educational opportunities. Visit "About UHC" at http://www.uhc.edu for more information.


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