Chicago — April 17, 2013 – The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) today announced that, following rigorous review, MedSpeed has once again met the "Peer Reviewed by HFMA®" standard for its Healthcare Transportation Services.
MedSpeed’s ISO-certified, technology-enhanced healthcare transportation solutions help organizations reduce risk and achieve maximum business value. A transportation network powered by MedSpeed transforms the movement of patient and business critical materials, such as lab specimens, pharmaceuticals, mail, print, supplies and more, into globally-optimized, seamlessly scalable logistical frameworks.
“It is a challenging, but exciting, time to be in healthcare,” said Bonni Kaplan, vice president marketing, MedSpeed. “In today’s changing environment, healthcare organizations are looking for ways to improve quality, add value and minimize waste, and MedSpeed is committed to providing strategic value to support those goals. We are honored to again be recognized by HFMA for this expertise.”
HFMA's Peer Review process is designed to provide healthcare financial managers with an objective third-party evaluation of products and services used in the healthcare workplace. The rigorous, 11-step process includes a panel review made up of current customers, prospects who have not made a purchase, and industry experts. Peer Review status of the product or service and its performance claims are based on effectiveness, quality and usability, price, value, and customer and technical support.
"We’re pleased to have MedSpeed renew their HFMA Peer Reviewed designation," says HFMA President and CEO Joseph J. Fifer, FHFMA, CPA. "The HFMA Peer Review process assures our members, through a rigorous evaluation, that the reviewed product or service meets an objective third-party evaluation that assesses overall effectiveness, quality, and value."
The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) provides the resources healthcare organizations need to achieve sound fiscal health in order to provide excellent patient care. With more than 39,000 members, HFMA is the nation's leading membership organization of healthcare finance executives and leaders. HFMA helps its members achieve results by providing education, analysis, and guidance, and creating practical tools and solutions that optimize financial management. The organization is a respected and innovative thought leader on top trends and challenges facing the healthcare finance industry. From addressing capital access to improved patient care to technology advancement, HFMA is an indispensable resource on healthcare finance issues.
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Today’s tumultuous healthcare environment is placing demands on systems to do more with less, while also continuing to meet stringent patient safety standards and boost patient satisfaction and outcomes. Since inception, MedSpeed has worked with healthcare organizations to help them leverage their transportation operations in order to reduce risk, improve quality of care, become more nimble and scalable, and gain control of costs.
Partnering with MedSpeed allows healthcare organizations to realize strategic gains without investing time and resources to build or upkeep internal functions. Removing the burden of day-to-day execution and management of the transportation of patient and business critical materials from management and staff permits healthcare organizations to focus efforts on improved patient experience and quality care. Governed under the principles of Lean Six Sigma, MedSpeed's superior approach to transportation design and execution consistently delivers operational quality, economic value and strategic advantage. medspeed.com
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