ATLANTA, May 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As part of MedAssets ongoing commitment to drive innovative strategies to help providers enhance operational and financial performance improvement, the company today announced its call for exhibitors for the 2014 Technology and Innovation Expo, to be held on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, in Dallas, Texas. To help support healthcare organizations in reducing the total cost of care delivery and aligning clinical processes, MedAssets is seeking submissions from industry suppliers who manufacture or distribute innovative, high quality medical products, supplies and services. Deadline for submissions is July 30, 2014.
MedAssets hosts the Technology and Innovation Expo each year as part of MedAssets Business and Technology Forum to help providers gain exclusive exposure to the newest innovations and trends in the market. This year's Business and Technology Forum will be held Oct. 27-29 at the Omni Dallas Hotel. During the Expo, members of the company's sourcing committees will visit the booths of participating suppliers, review and discuss the product or service being offered, and provide valuable feedback. Suppliers ranking in the top quartile may be offered the opportunity to contract with MedAssets during the next sourcing event for the product category.
Submission Process to Showcase Innovative Products and Services
Suppliers wishing to participate must complete the online form. Products and services considered for this event should support the following criteria:
- FDA approval
- Significant technological advantages, improvements in clinical outcomes and/or an innovative approach that improves healthcare delivery
- Significant reduction in supply chain cost by streamlined processes or other means
- Impacts on creating a healthier environment
- Impacts on patient and / or employee safety
MedAssets also welcomes submissions from suppliers that provide environmentally responsible technologies, as well as certified minority, woman and small, disadvantaged-owned businesses.
"Our passion to improve healthcare is realized in great part through our relationships with companies that offer high quality products and services to healthcare providers," said Keith Thurgood, president, Spend and Clinical Resource Management, MedAssets. "With the shift in healthcare focusing on value-based care, aligning clinical care delivery and enhancing efficiencies will remain a top priority for providers. This important, exclusive event gives healthcare leaders the opportunity to gain insight into the latest approaches in the market that provide quality patient care or workflow improvement in terms of delivery, operations, safety, process improvement and/or cost savings."
MedAssets (Nasdaq:MDAS) is a healthcare performance improvement company focused on helping providers realize financial and operational gains so that they can sustainably serve the needs of their community. More than 4,400 hospitals and 122,000 non-acute healthcare providers currently use the company's evidence-based solutions, best practice processes and analytics to help reduce the total cost of care, enhance operational efficiency, align clinical delivery, and improve revenue performance across the care continuum. For more information, please visit www.medassets.com.