I am elated by the response we received and inspired by the fact that in just one week, our company may have impacted as many as 650 lives.
Elmhurst, IL (PRWEB) October 1, 2010
Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood. As a leading provider of transportation solutions to the healthcare industry, MedSpeed has a direct understanding of the tenuous nature of blood and the continuous need for donations. Today, the company announced the successful result of its first-time initiative: MedSpeed Blood Week. Between September 6 and 12, MedSpeed donated 219 units to blood banks in 15 different locations across the U.S.
“We wanted to positively impact the healthcare community beyond our daily work,” states Jake Crampton, CEO and co-founder of MedSpeed. “I am elated by the response we received from our team and inspired by the fact that in just one week, our company may have impacted as many as 650 lives.”
MedSpeed employees across six states recruited family members and friends to take part in MedSpeed Blood Week. Each office was matched with a local area blood bank and donors went to fixed sites, took part in blood drives and hosted mobile draws. In the end, the efforts led to 219 donations, many of which were from first time donors.
“MedSpeed Blood Week provided an opportunity for us to come together as an organization and I believe it has strengthened our company culture,” Crampton concluded.
MedSpeed is an innovative provider of transportation services exclusively to the healthcare industry. MedSpeed designs and executes centralized transportation outsourcing solutions for integrated healthcare delivery networks, independent clinical laboratories, institutional pharmacies and blood banks. ISO certified and guided by the principles of lean six sigma, MedSpeed helps its healthcare customers improve and standardize service, reduce costs and focus on core goals. For more information, visit http://www.medspeed.com.
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