Novation has awarded Medline with a new national medical-surgical products distribution agreement.

Under the five-year agreement, Medline through its 34 distribution centers will distribute its national branded products and broad array of branded medical and surgical products to Novation’s health care facilities including VHA UHC and Provista.

The agreement also enables Medline to help drive cost savings and efficiencies to the more than 65,000 members of VHA and UHC, two national health care alliances, and Provista including hospitals, surgery centers, long-term care facilities, physician offices, clinics and other non-acute care facilities.

Medline national accounts vice president Scott Simonson said, "We’re 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."