Indiana Univ. Health Misused Trade Secrets, Suit Says

Law360, New York (February 15, 2013, 2:55 PM EST) -- MedAssets Supply Chain Systems LLC on Thursday hit Indiana University Health Inc. with a suit in Indiana federal court, accusing the hospital system of breaching a supply contract and misusing the company’s trade secrets, allowing a rival to unfairly compete against it.

According to MedAssets, IU had breached the companies’ exclusive supply contract by leaking confidential pricing information to rival Novation Co. and shifting its business to vendors associated with Novation, causing MedAssets to lose a significant amount in fees.

“MedAssets has ... suffered considerable financial...
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