Navigation Links
Sysmex America Awarded MedAssets Supply Chain Systems Hematology Contract Extension
Date:10/24/2007

Technical Merit and Pricing Key Factors

MUNDELEIN, Ill., Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Sysmex America, Inc. today announced that the company has been awarded a hematology contract extension by group purchasing organization MedAssets Supply Chain Systems. The extension agreement provides MedAssets' customers access to Sysmex hematology analyzers, reagents, consumables and services effective October 1, 2007, said John Kershaw, President, Sysmex America, Inc. Training and technical support for the organization's members will be provided through the company's U.S. headquarters in Mundelein. This contract extends the original contract between the companies that originated in April 2004.

"MedAssets Supply Chain Systems awards contracts to companies based on extensive criteria including product quality and customer service. Sysmex America's proven performance with our customers during the past three years, including an award in MedAssets' first ever Group Buy Initiative for hematology, merits the extension of the company's contract. Sysmex's offer of exceptional value through this program underscores their commitment to our customer base," said Mary Ellen Kimmeth, Vice President, Laboratory & Capital Equipment Services, MedAssets Supply Chain Systems.

"We at Sysmex America are pleased that MedAssets and its customers will retain its working relationship with our company. Their access to reliable and proven Sysmex hematology analyzers will serve them well as they seek greater efficiency and effectiveness in an increasingly challenging healthcare environment," said Kershaw.

Sysmex hematology products included in the MedAssets contract agreement range from the pocH-100i(TM) and the KX-21N(TM) for small laboratories to the fully automated XE-Alpha N(TM) and HST-N(TM) Integrated Hematology Systems with automated slide preparation capabilities. Also included are the Sysmex(R) XE-Series Automated Hematology Analyzers, the Sysmex XT-Series Automated Hematology Analyzers and the Sysmex XS-Series Automated Hematology Analyzers, all of which use the same fluorescent flow technology platform, user interface, and reagents and controls, leading to improved laboratory standardization.

Sysmex hematology analyzers have been ranked as the industry's best in reliability and performance for eight consecutive years by the IMVServiceTrak(TM) survey. IMVServiceTrak(TM), conducted by an independent research company that analyzes science-based instrument industries, surveyed more than 1,600 randomly chosen clinical laboratory health care professionals from varying hospital sizes across the country.

About MedAssets

MedAssets partners with healthcare providers to improve their financial strength by implementing integrated spend management and revenue cycle solutions that help control cost, improve margins and cash flow, increase regulatory compliance, and optimize operational efficiency. MedAssets serves more than 125 health systems, including 2,500 hospitals and 30,000 non-acute care healthcare providers. For more information, go to http://www.medassets.com.

About Sysmex America, Inc.

Sysmex America, Inc., the U.S. headquarters of Sysmex Corporation (Kobe, Japan), is a world leader in clinical laboratory systemization and solutions, including clinical diagnostics, automation and information systems. Serving customers for over 35 years, Sysmex focuses on extending the boundaries of diagnostic science while providing the management information tools that make a real difference in clinical and operational results for people worldwide. For more information about Sysmex, please visit http://www.sysmex.com/usa.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Sysmex America, Inc.
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. A disgusting video: U.S. companies sell out Americans
2. Northwestern Mutual, American Family make Computerworlds best IT workplaces
3. Brazilian bio-industry should impress American investors
4. DHC 2007: Without fuller IT adoption, health costs might drain Americas wealth
5. Silver linings in the cloud: Americas dearth of STEM students
6. CIO Leadership Series: Byrne Chapman, American Family Insurance
7. Metavante fires 180 North American workers
8. 300 millionth American no cause for eco-alarm
9. American Idol spurs music software
10. Healthcare software addresses "90 million" misclassified Americans
11. Technology and the "American" dream
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/30/2016)... TORONTO , Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Portage ... Canadian Securities Exchange: PBT.U), is excited to announce ... company focused on developing preclinical ophthalmology assets through ... a potent anti-inflammatory created by Portage Pharmaceuticals Limited ... patients with ocular surface and anterior segment diseases. ...
(Date:11/30/2016)... Nov. 30, 2016  The Allen Institute for ... the first publicly available collection of gene edited, ... target key cellular structures with unprecedented clarity. Distributed ... powerful tools are a crucial first step toward ... understand what makes human cells healthy and what ...
(Date:11/30/2016)... CHICAGO , Nov. 30, 2016  Tempus, ... customized cancer care, and Penn,s Abramson Cancer Center ... have a positive response to immunotherapy treatment based ... As part of a research collaboration, ... pancreatic and melanoma cancer patient data to Penn. ...
(Date:11/30/2016)... BILLERICA, Massachusetts , 30. November 2016 ... und Technologieunternehmen, hat heute die Unterzeichnung einer ... gegeben. Diesen zufolge wird Evotec AG Screeningleistungen ... und shRNA-Bibliotheken bereitstellen. Der Zugriff auf diese ... Bereich Screening eröffnet einen schnelleren Weg zur ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:11/15/2016)... 2016  Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), ... the gut microbiome, today announced the pricing of ... its common stock and warrants to purchase 50,000,000 ... to the public of $1.00 per share and ... the offering, excluding the proceeds, if any from ...
(Date:6/27/2016)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the ... offering. The report forecasts the ... at a CAGR of 12.28% during the period 2016-2020. ... analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market ... also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this ...
(Date:6/21/2016)... 2016 NuData Security announced today that Randy ... principal product architect and that Jon Cunningham ... development. Both will report directly to Christopher ... reflect NuData,s strategic growth in its product and ... demand and customer focus values. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):