CSZ Medical works very hard to exceed customer expectations. Our performance in partnership with MedAssets illustrates achievement of that services aim. And, our ongoing innovation in temperature management product development is driven by a primary mission to meet patient needs with quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness.
Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) May 12, 2008
Cincinnati Sub-Zero (CSZ) Products, Inc., the leader in the design and development of advanced patient temperature management solutions, today announced it recently earned MedAssets Supply Chain Systems' Silver Vendor status. The Silver level is one of the highest vendor designations awarded by MedAssets Supply Chain Systems, a MedAssets company (NASDAQ: MDAS).
The MedAssets Supplier Recognition Program is an objective means by which to identify vendors performing well against defined criteria. The award recognizes outstanding MedAssets vendors based on the following measures, among others: customer savings and satisfaction, timely report filing and fee schedule submission, partner support service quality, continuous volume growth, as well as philanthropic effort and outreach.
Mark Miriani, President, MedAssets Supply Chain Systems, said, "Our goal is to improve the overall healthcare supply chain by improving specific areas of cooperation between the supplier community, our customers, and MedAssets. Any vendor receiving an award excels in supply chain value and efficiency."
Responding to the award, CSZ Medical Vice President and General Manager Mark Beran said, "CSZ Medical works very hard to exceed customer expectations. Our performance in partnership with MedAssets illustrates achievement of that services aim. And, our ongoing innovation in temperature management product development is driven by a primary mission to meet patient needs with quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness."
The full CSZ portfolio is available from MedAssets, including the Whole Body Cooling System, combining the Kool-Kit™ (CSZ Head Wrap, Patient Vest, and Lower Body Blanket) with the Blanketrol® III Hypo-Hyperthermia System, the WarmAir® Warming System, Tube, and Blankets, the WarmAir® FilteredFlo® Warming System, the Hemotherm® Cardiovascular Cooling and Heating System, the Micro-Temp® LT Heat Therapy System and Maxi-Therm® Lite and Temp-Pad® Heat Therapy Pads, the Maxi-Therm and Maxi-Therm Lite and PlastiPad Blankets, the EMCO Extracorporeal Heating System, the Electri-Cool® II Localized and Portable Cold/Heat Therapy Systems, and the Gelli-Roll™ Patient Temperature Management and Tissue Pressure Reduction Solution.
71 vendors were awarded the Silver Vendor designation at the MedAssets Healthcare Business Summit held March 2008 in Las Vegas. The 2008 Summit was attended by more than 3,000 healthcare professionals.
About Cincinnati Sub-Zero & CSZ Medical
Cincinnati Sub-Zero (CSZ) is a leading manufacturer of temperature management products for medical and industrial needs. CSZ Medical has delivered patient temperature management systems to healthcare professionals since 1963. A complete line of medical products, designed with both the patient and caregiver in mind, includes several all-in-one-system heat and cold therapy units as well as an array of warming and cooling blankets for body temperature regulation and hyper-hypothermia treatment. At the forefront of industry innovation and service, CSZ is a co-founder of the Therapeutic Temperature Management Congress, an international consortium of leaders in patient temperature management solutions. Please visit http://www.cszinc.com and http://www.cszmedical.com to learn more about CSZ and CSZ Medical. More on the TTM Congress is available at http://www.ttmcongress.net.
MedAssets (NASDAQ: MDAS) 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, 2,500 hospitals and 30,000 non-acute care healthcare providers. For more information, visit http://www.medassets.com.
Except for statements of historical fact, the matters discussed herein are forward-looking, reflect numerous assumptions, and involve risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond our control and may cause actual results to differ materially from stated expectations. We undertake no obligation to release publicly any changes in events or circumstances arising after the date hereof.
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