Navigation Links
University HealthSystem Consortium Selects KONE to Provide Elevator Maintenance Services
Date:3/20/2009

OAK BROOK, Ill., March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) today announced that it has awarded a 3-year agreement to KONE Inc., an elevator and escalator manufacturing, installation, maintenance, modernization, and repair services company based in Lisle, Ill. The agreement, which has 2 optional 1-year renewal periods, became effective on February 1, 2009.

KONE operates 800 service centers in 50 countries, delivering approximately 50,000 new elevators and escalators and servicing more than 750,000 elevators and escalators and 270,000 automatic building doors per year.

A key benefit of the partnership with KONE is the KONE Care(TM) service program, which provides comprehensive and flexible service solutions for equipment regardless of manufacturer. In addition, KONE improves the environmental efficiency of its solutions by incorporating energy-saving technologies that keep the total cost of ownership low while reducing the environmental footprint of buildings.

"We're pleased to offer our members these important services from a trustworthy leader in the field," says Cindy White, vice president of operations at UHC. "KONE adds value with innovative, safe, and reliable solutions."

"KONE is excited to be a strategic partner of University HealthSystem Consortium," says Vance Tang, KONE executive vice president and area director for the Americas. "We look forward to helping UHC develop and improve their clinical operations through eco-efficient and reliable service solutions."

About UHC

The University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC), formed in 1984, is an alliance of 103 academic medical centers and 210 of their affiliated hospitals, representing approximately 90% of the nation's nonprofit academic medical centers. UHC offers its members specific programs and services to improve clinical, operational, financial, and patient safety performance. The mission of UHC is to advance knowledge, foster collaboration, and promote change to help members succeed in their respective markets. For more information, visit www.uhc.edu.

About KONE

KONE's objective is to offer the best people flow experience by developing and delivering solutions that enable people to move smoothly, safely, comfortably, and without waiting in buildings in an increasingly urbanizing environment. KONE provides its customers with industry-leading elevators, escalators, and innovative solutions for modernization and maintenance, and is one of the global leaders in its industry. In 2007, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 4.1 billion and more than 32,500 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd in Finland. For more information, visit www.kone.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE University HealthSystem Consortium
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. University of Washington scientists one step closer to stopping bone loss during spaceflight
2. Syracuse University researchers build a new surface material that resists biofilm growth
3. TB vaccine developed at McMaster University in Canada
4. Centocor R&D and University of Michigan Forge New Model for Academic/Industry Partnerships
5. Western Governors University Addresses Rising Demand for Healthcare IT Professionals with B.S. in Health Informatics
6. DeVry University announces Employment Gap Scholarship program to aid displaced workers
7. University of Notre Dame Chooses Latest Technology From Carestream Molecular Imaging For Disease Research
8. University of Pennsylvania researchers find that the unexpected is a key to human learning
9. NorthShore University HealthSystem Launches Diabetes Outreach Program for Lake County's Medically Underserved
10. Dallas To Host Intensive Norvax University Insurance Agent Sales Training and Web Marketing Conference on March 26
11. University of Maryland Business School Continues Executive Education Leadership With Maryland State Medical Society Partnership
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Marcy was in a crisis. Her son James, ... out at his family verbally and physically. , “When something upset him, he couldn’t control ... use it. He would throw rocks at my other children and say he was going ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Topical BioMedics, Inc, makers of ... of companies that call for a minimum wage raise to $12 an hour by 2020 ... wage. This will restore the lost value of the minimum wage, assure the wage floor ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... the Frederick area economy by obtaining investment capital for emerging technology companies. ... years that have already resulted in more than a million dollars of capital ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Finally, a bruise cream that really works. ... be incorporated into the post-surgical treatment plans of a variety of other procedures including, ... is very effective for bruising and causes a rapid resolution of bruising and inflammatory ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Dr. Seema ... joins Evans Dermatology in the South Lamar location as of July 13, 2016. , ... Medical School. As a medical student, she regularly volunteered at the Agape Clinic serving ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. , June 24, 2016  American ... function testing company, is now able to perform sophisticated lung assessments ... ndd Medical Technologies , Inc. Patients are no ...  Thanks to ndd,s EasyOne PRO ® , ARL patients like Jeanne ... needed testing done in the comfort of her own home. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... KNOXVILLE, Tenn. , June 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... market providing less invasive and more durable cerebrospinal ... million in funding.  The Series-A funding is led ... the Lighthouse Fund, and other private investors.  Arkis, ... less-invasive neurosurgical instrumentation and the market release of ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016  In a startling report released ... failing their residents by lacking a comprehensive, proven plan to eliminate ... a definitive ranking of how states are tackling the worst drug ... only four states – Kentucky , ... Vermont . Of the 28 failing states, three – ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: