ROSWELL, Ga., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Health Care today announced it received three national awards of excellence from Novation, a leading health care supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company for the more than 100,000 members of VHA, UHC, Children's Hospital Association and Provista, LLC.
The company was recently recognized by Novation as National Surgical Supplier of the Year for its outstanding efforts in working with hospital members served by Novation. This includes being compliant with terms and conditions of the national agreement, having year-over-year growth, and being fully engaged and invested in the day-to-day operations with Novation as well as its Alliance staff. The company also received the Strategic Commitment Award for their participation across Novation's committed offerings which enable significant overall programmatic savings for VHA, UHC, Children's Hospital Association and Provista members. In addition, Brian Krajca, Senior National Account Manager, Kimberly-Clark Health Care, was recognized by Novation as National Account Manager of the Year. This is a single honor given to the account manager who exemplifies excellent customer service and responsiveness to members, superior interaction with Novation and strategic involvement to create successful and valuable agreements in support of the members Novation serves.
"Kimberly-Clark is uniquely dedicated to providing its customers with exceptional service while paying unparalleled attention to their ever evolving needs," said Chris Lowery, Global VP, Health Care Sales & Marketing, Kimberly-Clark. "We are honored to be recognized by an important, long-time partner in the healthcare space for our innovative surgical solutions designed to improve outcomes for patients while protecting care providers from risks."
About Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark Corp. (NYSE: KMB) and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, nearly a quarter of the world's population trust K-C's brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex ®, Scott ®, Huggies ®, Pull-Ups ®, Kotex ® and Depend ®, Kimberly-Clark holds the No. 1 or No. 2 share position in more than 80 countries. To keep up with the latest K-C news and to learn more about the Company's 142-year history of innovation, visit www.kimberly-clark.com or follow us on Facebook or Twitter.Kimberly-Clark in the Healthcare Environment Around the world, medical professionals turn to Kimberly-Clark for a portfolio of solutions that improve the health, hygiene and well-being of their patients and staff. As part of their healing mission, caregivers rely on Kimberly-Clark to deliver clinical solutions, hygiene & cleaning offerings, and educational resources that they can depend on to prevent, diagnose and manage a wide variety of healthcare-associated infections. A global enterprise of more than $1 billion, Kimberly-Clark Health Care holds the No. 1 or No. 2 market share position in several categories, including infection control solutions, surgical solutions, pain management, hygiene solutions, digestive health and respiratory health. Kimberly-Clark plans to spin-off Kimberly-Clark Health Care into Halyard Health, a stand-alone, publicly-traded company. For more information, visit http://www.kchealthcare.com. [KMB-B]