MUNDELEIN, Ill., July 14 Sysmex America, Inc. today announced that the company has once again earned the MedAssets Supply Chain Systems' Platinum Vendor award. Award criteria is based on improving customer savings and customer satisfaction, timely processing of reports' filing and fee schedules' submissions, continuous purchase volume growth and MedAssets' philanthropic support. MedAssets Supply Chain Systems extended Sysmex America's existing contract in 2007, enabling customer access to Sysmex hematology analyzers, reagents, consumables and services. Contracts are awarded to vendors based on extensive criteria including product quality and customer service.
"As evidenced by Sysmex America's sales growth, it is clear that our customers have embraced the reliability and performance of Sysmex products, enabling them in turn to provide the highest quality of care in their communities. Sysmex also has proven to be a responsible clinical laboratory partner in meeting the operational and financial needs of our customers," said Mary Ellen Kimmeth, MedAssets Supply Chain Systems Vice President, Laboratory Division & Outreach Services.
"We also have found MedAssets Supply Chain Systems to be a committed partner and trust that our continued working relationship will be beneficial to the mutual customers we serve," said John Kershaw, CEO, Sysmex America, Inc. Previously, SAI has won Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum Vendor designations from MedAssets Supply Chain Systems.
About Sysmex America, Inc.
Sysmex America, Inc., the U.S. headquarters of Sysmex Corporation (Kobe, Japan), is a world leader in clinical laboratory systemization and solutions, including clinical diagnostics, automation and information systems. Serving customers for over 40 years, Sysmex focuses on extending the boundaries of diagnostic science while providing the management information tools that make a real difference in clinical and operational results for people worldwide. For more information about Sysmex, please visit www.sysmex.com/usa.
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