ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MedAssets (NASDAQ: MDAS) today announced that the call for exhibitor submissions is now open for the 2012 MedAssets Technology & Innovation Forum, scheduled for Oct 9, in Dallas, Texas. Manufacturers and distributors of high quality medical products, supplies and services are encouraged to participate in this annual event designed to showcase the newest technology and trends in healthcare.
Promoting Innovation in Healthcare
The Technology & Innovation Forum is part of MedAssets ongoing commitment to offer cost containment and performance improvement solutions to its healthcare organization clients struggling more than ever with the dual challenges of rising costs and lower reimbursements. Only suppliers not contracted currently with the MedAssets national group purchasing organization are encouraged to participate. Deadline for submissions is July 6, 2012.
Approximately 60 suppliers will be chosen to exhibit and gain the opportunity to solicit product development feedback from attending MedAssets clients. Selection criteria is based on technological advancements, substantial changes in resource use that result in a reduction in supply chain cost and/or a new and innovative approach that can significantly improve the delivery of patient care. In addition, exhibitors receiving a high score at the event will be considered to join the more than 1,800 companies that comprise the MedAssets contract portfolio.
“MedAssets is committed to offering its clients healthcare technology, products and services that will reduce costs, increase efficiency and improve the delivery of quality healthcare,” said Les Popiolek, senior vice president of strategic sourcing. “Funding and hosting an event focused solely on fostering awareness of emerging healthcare products is one way we live up to that commitment. On a broader scale, this event promotes innovation in the healthcare industry by giving new companies and solutions jumpstart exposure to key market decision-makers.”
How to Submit an Application
Organizations wishing to apply to exhibit at the 2012 Technology & Innovation Forum should complete the form available on the MedAssets Website. MedAssets welcomes submissions from any supplier with ground-breaking healthcare innovations, with special consideration given to companies that specialize in green technologies or companies which are certified minority or woman-owned businesses. For questions, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
MedAssets (NASDAQ: MDAS) partners with healthcare providers to improve their financial strength by implementing revenue cycle, spend and clinical resource management solutions that help capture revenue, control cost, improve margins and cash flow, increase regulatory compliance, and optimize operational efficiency. MedAssets serves more than 4,200 hospitals and 100,000 non-acute healthcare providers. The company currently manages $48 billion in supply spend and touches over $340 billion in gross patient revenue annually through its revenue cycle solutions. For more information, go to www.medassets.com.