Novation Awards Medline with National Med/Surg Products Distribution Agreement

May 30, 2012

Medline Industries, Inc. announced today that Novation, a leading healthcare supply chain expertise and contracting company for the members of VHA Inc., UHC, and Provista LLC, awarded the leading healthcare supplier with a new national medical-surgical products distribution agreement.

In the five-year agreement, which is effective September 1, Medline will help Novation drive cost savings and efficiencies to the more than 65,000 members of VHA Inc. and UHC, two national healthcare alliances, and Provista, LLC, including hospitals, surgery centers, long-term care facilities, physician offices, clinics and other non-acute care facilities. Medline will distribute both national branded products as well as its broad array of Medline brand medical and surgical products, to the healthcare facilities from its 34 distribution centers throughout the country.

Were pleased to receive this agreement and are committed to providing the members Novation serves with outstanding value and effective distribution services to help drive efficiencies in their supply chain, says Scott Simonson, vice president of national accounts for Medline.