Lake Zurich, Ill. and Irving, Texas, June 11, 2015 – Fresenius Kabi, a global health care company that specializes in medicines and technologies for infusion, transfusion and clinical nutrition, has been awarded the prestigious NOVAPLUS Pharmaceutical Supplier of the Year from Novation, the leading health care services company for more than 100,000 members and affiliates of VHA Inc., UHC, Children's Hospital Association and Provista LLC. The recognition was announced at Novation’s recent annual Supplier Summit meeting.
The NOVAPLUS Pharmaceutical Supplier of the Year is awarded to a supplier based on sales growth, collaboration, support of the NOVAPLUS brand, customer service and product quality.
“All of our contracted suppliers work tirelessly to bring value to the members and affiliates we serve through their products and services. Suppliers such as Fresenius Kabi are recognized as winners because they truly represent the best of the best,” said Pete Allen, former Novation group vice president, sourcing operations, now executive vice president, sales and marketing, for the newly combined entity of VHA, UHC and Novation.
“Health care providers are under tremendous pressure to deliver excellent, affordable care, and our mission at Fresenius Kabi is to support them with the products and exceptional service they need to care for patients,” said John Ducker, president and CEO for Fresenius Kabi USA. “We are delighted Novation honored us with this award. It’s a testament to the hard work of Fresenius Kabi employees who are united in our commitment to ‘caring for life.’”
This is the fourth time in five years Fresenius Kabi has been recognized by Novation. At its Supplier Summit, Novation recognized more than 80 nominees in 30 different categories including compliance, diversity, food and nutrition, environmental excellence, medical/surgical products, pediatrics, pharmacy, and technology.
About Fresenius Kabi
Fresenius Kabi (www.fresenius-kabi.us) is a global health care company that specializes in medicines and technologies for infusion, transfusion and clinical nutrition. The company’s products and services are used to help care for critically and chronically ill patients. The company’s U.S. headquarters is in Lake Zurich, Illinois. The company’s global headquarters is in Bad Homburg, Germany.
For more information about Fresenius Kabi worldwide, please visit www.fresenius-kabi.com.
About Novation, Recipient of the Ethisphere Institute’s Ethics Inside Certification
Novation is the nation’s leading health care services company, focused on revolutionizing operational performance for more than 100,000 members and affiliates of VHA Inc., UHC, Children’s Hospital Association and Provista LLC. Novation’s progressive approach to cost performance, data and intelligence, and integrated advisory solutions helps health care providers envision and advance new models of cost-effective, high-quality care. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Novation is committed to the highest standards of ethical behavior and twice has been honored with the Ethisphere Institute’s coveted Ethics Inside® Certification, and has been named four years consecutively to Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies list. To learn more about Novation, please visit novationco.com and follow @NovationNews on Twitter.