TAUNTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Navix, a provider of a wide range of diagnostic services that specializes in the development of non-invasive cardiovascular lab programs, today announced a strategic partnership with Yankee Alliance, a group purchasing organization (GPO). This partnership will enable nearly 100 acute care hospitals and more than 12,600 member sites in the Yankee Alliance network to maximize clinical results across multiple specialties through high-quality diagnostic services that provide medical information to aid in the delivery of optimal patient care.
“Navix offers a unique solution for our member hospitals and physician practices to expand upon existing or develop new high-quality non-invasive vascular lab programs that deliver results.”
For almost 20 years, Navix has provided a wide range of diagnostic services including vascular ultrasound, echocardiography, general ultrasound, obstetrics/gynecology ultrasound, nuclear medicine and Holter monitoring. Navix provides a unique solution to health care providers seeking to increase the effectiveness of their diagnostic services. With a specialization in heart and vascular diagnostics, Navix works with health care executives and clinicians to develop a high-quality non-invasive cardiovascular lab program that maximizes the impact on downstream revenue with more accurate diagnosis and ongoing treatment of patients with disease. Navix’s team provides a complete lab program including comprehensive testing through the use of credentialed technologists, extensive clinical protocols and diagnostic criteria, advanced technology in 3D imaging, web-based reporting and image storage, lab accreditation, technologist and physician training, marketing services and equipment.
“Our partnership with Navix will enable Yankee Alliance members the opportunity to offer clinically excellent diagnostic services that support their objective of providing high quality patient care,” said Craig Shoukimas, Vice President of Contracting for Yankee Alliance. “Navix offers a unique solution for our member hospitals and physician practices to expand upon existing or develop new high-quality non-invasive vascular lab programs that deliver results.”
Navix and Yankee Alliance hospital and physician practice members share a commitment to providing optimal patient care while effectively managing the costs of health care. In addition to comprehensive lab programs, Navix offers assessments of existing diagnostic services to identify opportunities for improving administrative and clinical processes that result in more efficient and effective lab programs.
Navix’s team delivers the clinical and management expertise that is required to successfully respond to the ever-changing imaging reimbursement environment. Navix offers the opportunity to improve patient care through the standardization and optimization of staff training, clinical lab protocols and diagnostic criteria, exam turnaround time and screening programs. Other services offered by Navix include physician referral marketing services, technologist and physician training services and risk-focused screening programs.
“We are excited about our strategic partnership with Yankee Alliance and look forward to working with their member hospitals and physician practices to develop high-quality labs that deliver maximum value to their patients,” said Cheryl Ford, President and CEO of Navix.
Navix’s lab programs, training and consulting services ensure consistent, high-quality diagnostic testing services that enable physicians to more effectively diagnose and treat their patients with disease, resulting in better patient care. Hospitals and physician practices benefit from providing a superior lab program that results in a higher patient volume increasing downstream services from intervention and treatment of patients with disease.
Navix provides a wide range of non-invasive diagnostic and specialized services for developing and managing a high-quality vascular lab program that includes training and consulting services to hospitals, physician practices, vascular access centers and other health care providers. Founded in 1995, Navix diagnostic services include vascular ultrasound, echocardiography, general ultrasound, obstetrics/gynecology ultrasound, nuclear medicine and Holter monitoring. With a focus on delivering optimal patient care, Navix’s vascular lab program standardizes and optimizes staff training, clinical lab protocols and diagnostic criteria, exam turnaround time and screening programs. Navix’s physician training services include the nationally recognized Interpretation in Vascular Ultrasound Preceptorship, the most comprehensive training for physicians seeking the Registered Physician in Vascular Ultrasound (RPVI) credential. For more information, visit www.navixdiagnostix.com.
About Yankee Alliance
Yankee Alliance, a member of Premier Inc., is a group purchasing organization founded in 1984 on a belief in collaboration, that working together can achieve more than working alone. Their mission is twofold: to work with members to reduce supply and operating expenses through aggregation of data, purchasing, ideas and knowledge and to excel in strategic innovations that continually assist members in reducing their cost while recognizing their individual needs. Today, Yankee Alliance remains true to the foundational belief in collaboration and has grown to over 12,600 members in all class for trades across all 50 states. For more information, visit www.yankeealliance.com.