Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) June 16, 2008
Simply Retail Inc., the nation's leader in customized systems for healthcare, recently signed St. Mary's Duluth Clinic Health System as its 85th Discovery client. Facilities in this Retail Discovery include the SMDC Main Campus, Duluth Clinic - West, Duluth Clinic - Hermantown and Duluth Clinic - Lakeside. Overall, SMDC has the opportunity to offer customized healthcare products and services to patients, families, employees and the community.
The SMDC Health System's vision is to remain a world-class organization by being "the best place to receive care and the best place to work." It holds its employees needs as high as its patients, and this mindset will drive the success of a healthcare retail system. "This is going to be such a unique and exciting Discovery," says Leah Berard, Project Manager. "They have the advantage of the skyway system and the constant traffic of patients, visitors and employees milling about every day. Our goal is to offer them what they are asking for at a time when convenience and value are very important."
About St. Mary's Duluth Clinic Health System
The SMDC Health System was launched on January 1, 1997, beginning with the integration of St. Mary's Medical Center, a Catholic medical center, and the Duluth Clinic, a not-for-profit, secular physician practice. Miller-Dwan Medical Center, a city-owned hospital, joined in 2001, making the system the region's largest healthcare provider. Currently, the system includes four hospitals and 17 clinics spanning 350 square miles throughout northeastern Minnesota, the upper peninsula of Michigan and Northwestern Wisconsin.
About Simply Retail
Simply Retail was formed in 1994 and is the nation's leading provider of Healthcare Retail. Based in Minneapolis, Simply Retail is a retail consultancy and management company with expertise in both retail planning and implementation, integrating retail operations with patient care through customized Retail Systems. Additionally, Simply Retail has an alliance with a nationally recognized retail/healthcare architecture firm and has developed an in-house design department that creates customized design elements for each client. Simply Retail also has forged partnerships with POS vendors, concierge services and healthcare developers to create retail opportunities for hospitals, medical office buildings, ambulatory care centers, medi-spas, fitness centers and rehabilitation facilities across the nation.
For more information, please either contact Pam Donaby at 612-659-8200, ext. 10, or visit http://www.simplyretailinc.com.