ATLANTA, June 5, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MedAssets today announced its call for exhibitors for the 2015 Technology & Innovation Expo, to be held on Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, in Dallas, Texas. Industry suppliers who manufacture or distribute innovative, high quality medical products, supplies and services are encouraged to fill out an application for a chance to exhibit at this year's Expo. Deadline for submissions is August 31, 2015.
Each year, MedAssets hosts the Technology and Innovation Expo as part of MedAssets Business and Technology Forum which brings together industry stakeholders to discuss strategies to optimize cost management performance and achieve clinical and quality initiatives across the continuum. This year's Business and Technology Forum will be held Nov. 9-11 at the Omni Dallas Hotel. During the Expo, members of the company's strategic sourcing committees will evaluate the products or services being offered by participating suppliers 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.
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.
"The Technology and Innovation Expo supports MedAssets ongoing commitment to offer cost containment and performance improvement solutions to our healthcare provider clients as they continue to face rising costs and diminishing reimbursements," said Les Popiolek, senior vice president, Strategic Sourcing, MedAssets. "This one-day event is a unique opportunity for suppliers to showcase technological and clinical advancements in healthcare, and we are proud to facilitate industry innovation to enhance the standard of care."
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. Approximately 4,500 hospitals and 123,000 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.