MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Jul 19, 2010 AUXILIO, Inc. the pioneer in Managed Print Services for health care, and Sodexo, a leading global provider of Quality of Life Service Solutions, today announced a five-year contract with Johns Hopkins Health System (JHHS), one of Sodexo's premier hospital clients. The Johns Hopkins Hospital, flagship of JHHS, has been ranked America's #1 hospital by U.S. News & World Report in its annual "Best Hospitals" issue for the past 20 years.
The contract includes the execution of AUXILIO's unique Managed Print Services (MPS) program for the Johns Hopkins Health System including, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, The Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins Healthcare, Johns Hopkins Mt. Washington, Johns Hopkins Eastern Avenue Campus, Johns Hopkins Community Practices and the Johns Hopkins Health Care & Surgery Centers.
Under the terms of the contract, AUXILIO will develop a customized print management program for multi-million dollar cost savings through its process improvement and print volume and eco-friendly reduction strategies, and employee education and training. The AUXILIO MPS program includes a full time staff of print services experts who will work throughout JHHS to deliver its unique health care exclusive, vendor neutral print management program. This contract is the second awarded to AUXILIO in 2010 through the ongoing successful marketing alliance between AUXILIO and Sodexo which was forged a little over a year ago.
"We are honored to have the opportunity to serve Johns Hopkins Health System," said Simon Vermooten, Executive Vice President of AUXILIO. "Our unique understanding of the health care environment allows us to take an extremely complex environment of facilities and remote locations and bring them together in a seamless integrated delivery of our MPS program."
"As a strategic business partner to the nation's most distinguished health care system, our job is to further their 120-year commitment to community care, ensure a smooth alignment between the health care system's mission and goals and provide a solution to reduce paper volume, provide operational efficiencies and drive out unnecessary costs," said Joe Flynn, President and CEO of AUXILIO. "Our partnership with Sodexo has provided us a great opportunity to serve one of their most prestigious clients and we truly appreciate the professionalism and dedication of the Sodexo team in assisting with this effort."
"We are once again very pleased that our alliance with AUXILIO has provided JHHS, one of our most important strategic health care clients, with a pioneering managed print services program to ensure operational excellence and cost savings," said Pat Connolly, COO and Sodexo Health Care Market President. "The AUXILIO MPS program will undoubtedly enable JHHS to redirect scarce resources back into patient care, benefitting the overall patient experience. We anticipate that this contract will be a milestone where many of our other large health care system clients will take notice and demonstrate our continued commitment to providing the highest quality managed care services."
AUXILIO is a managed print services company that is the first and only firm in the US to provide these services exclusively to the health care industry. From AUXILIO's initial consultations with a health care client through the assessment review of a health care facility's information infrastructure, and throughout the execution, management and monitoring of its solutions strategy, AUXILIO helps hospitals and health care facilities achieve transformative benefits in print workflow that optimizes process improvement, maximizes savings, guarantees results and provides IT support across the entire enterprise.
ABOUT AUXILIO, INC.
AUXILIO, Inc. is the pioneer of managed print services for the health care industry, working exclusively with hospitals and hospital systems throughout the United States. AUXILIO is vendor independent and provides intelligent solutions, a risk free program and guaranteed savings. AUXILIO assumes all costs related to print business environments through customized streamlined and seamless integration of services at predictable fixed rates that are unmatched in the industry. In collaboration, AUXILIO works in partnership to assist hospitals and hospital systems in the delivery of quality patient care. The service and solutions provided by AUXILIO on-site Centers of Excellence professional print strategy consultants deliver unparalleled customer service across the industry. For more information about AUXILIO, visit http://www.auxilioinc.com.
ABOUT SODEXO, INC.
Sodexo, Inc. (http://www.sodexoUSA.com), a member of Sodexo Group, is a leading provider of Comprehensive Service Solutions serving more than ten million customers daily in corporations, health care, long term care, retirement, schools, higher education, government and remote sites. Headquartered in Gaithersburg, Md., Sodexo, Inc. operates in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, with $7.7 billion (USD) in annual revenue and 120,000 employees. The Sodexo Foundation (http://www.SodexoFoundation.org) is an independent charitable organization that, since its founding in 1999, has made more than $12.7 million in grants to fight hunger in America. Visit the corporate blog at http://www.sodexoUSA.com/blog.
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