|By Business Wire||
|September 10, 2012 08:01 AM EDT||
CDW Healthcare, a leading provider of technology solutions for healthcare, today announced that it has again been named a winner of a HealthTrust Vendor Excellence Award. HealthTrust Purchasing Group, L.P. (HealthTrust), a group purchasing organization that supports nearly 1,400 not-for-profit and for-profit acute care facilities, as well as 10,600 ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices and alternate care sites, presents the awards each year.
HealthTrust members select 10 Vendor Excellence Award winners based on quality, customer service and other key criteria, including product service and quality, on-time delivery and billing accuracy. The award winners were announced August 1, 2012 at the annual HealthTrust University Conference and Vendor Fair.
HealthTrust provides a broad portfolio of products and services, leveraging scale and procurement expertise to ensure industry-leading pricing to reduce operating costs for members. Working with more than 15,000 healthcare organizations nationwide, CDW Healthcare has customers ranging from small, rural providers to large, integrated delivery networks. CDW Healthcare delivers both exceptional cost efficiency and superior technology solutions and services tailored specifically to HealthTrust members.
“Because every organization working with HealthTrust already offers competitive pricing, vendor excellence comes down to expertise, experience and commitment,” said Bob Rossi, vice president of CDW Healthcare. “As health networks, hospitals and physician practices increasingly leverage technology to transform patient care, through CDW Healthcare, HealthTrust members have access to a variety of solutions at the best possible price.”
CDW Healthcare experts leverage a wide-range of technology options from industry-leading partners to create comprehensive solutions that include assessment, configuration and deployment. From CDW Healthcare’s extensive team of healthcare account managers, sales managers, field executives, solutions architects and project managers, a subset of individuals is dedicated to HealthTrust, enabling CDW Healthcare to customize a technology solution to fit virtually any healthcare organization's unique needs.
About CDW Healthcare
CDW Healthcare is a leading provider of technology solutions focused exclusively on serving the healthcare marketplace. Working closely with more than 15,000 healthcare organizations nationwide, its customers range from small, rural providers to large, integrated delivery networks. The dedicated healthcare team leverages the expertise of CDW solution architects to deliver best-in-class solutions from data center infrastructure through to point of patient care. The company’s solution architects offer expertise in designing customized solutions, while its advanced technology engineers assist customers with the implementation and long-term management of those solutions. Areas of focus include software, network communications, notebooks/mobile devices, data storage, video monitors, desktops, printers and solutions such as virtualization, collaboration, security, mobility, data center optimization and cloud computing.
Ranked No. 32 on Forbes’ list of America’s Largest Private Companies and No. 270 on the FORTUNE 500, CDW was founded in 1984 and employs more than 6,900 coworkers. For the trailing twelve months ended June 30, 2012, the company generated net sales of $9.9 billion. For more information about CDW Healthcare please visit www.cdwcommunit.com or call 1-888-584-4239.
About HealthTrust Purchasing Group
HealthTrust Purchasing Group, L.P., (www.healthtrustpg.com) headquartered in Brentwood, Tenn., is a group purchasing organization that supports nearly 1,400 not-for-profit and for-profit acute care facilities, as well as 10,600 ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices and alternate care sites. With an annual purchasing volume by its members of more than $20 billion, HealthTrust is committed to obtaining the best price for clinically recommended products, ensuring their timely delivery, and continuously evaluating and improving its services to the patients, physicians and clinicians it serves. HealthTrust is closely integrated with the provider-proven capabilities of Parallon Business Solutions (www.parallon.net) which include revenue cycle and business process expertise, workforce management solutions, supply chain services and technology solutions.