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May 20, 2008

At A Glance

UI Hospitals and Clinics wins award for supply chain efficiency

University of Iowa Health leaders announced Monday, May 19, that UI Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City has received a national award for its efforts to enhance the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of its hospital supplies purchasing chain and keep costs lower for patients.

The University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) honored UI Hospitals and Clinics with its 2007 Supply Chain Top 10 Award. The annual award recognizes UHC members that demonstrate high levels of participation and growth in contract purchases, standardization efforts and use of supply chain informatics tools.


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