PDC – SJC Awarded Amerinet Contracts for Identification Solutions and Other Healthcare Products
Agreement Provides Guaranteed Savings through ValuePlus™ Product Standardization Service
San Fernando, CA (February 1, 2012) – Precision Dynamics Corporation – St. John, the global leader in healthcare identification solutions, announced today that it has been awarded supplier agreements with Amerinet, a national healthcare solutions organization. The two agreements, effective through December 31, 2012, provide Amerinet's more than 2,900 acute care members access to Precision Dynamics – St. John’s high-quality patient identification wristbands, labels, filing and imaging supplies, and other healthcare products that help reduce medical errors and improve patient safety.
The contracts provide Amerinet clients with accurate, reliable, and easy-to-use products that serve all areas of healthcare. Products on contract include bar-coded and human readable patient identification wristbands, system labels (for Lab, Pharmacy, and Admissions), sterile labels, skin markers, master jackets, file folders, companion/chart labels, chart dividers & category insert jackets, patient belonging bags, visitor passes & infant foot printers.
Amerinet members can take advantage of Precision Dynamics – St. John’s ValuePlus™ Standardization Service, which consolidates product usage, increases contract compliance, and guarantees cost savings for members that meet requirements of the service. It also helps members maintain compliance with important patient safety regulations, including The Joint Commission, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and the American Hospital Association (AHA), to ensure best practices for patient safety and
"Amerinet is an esteemed organization with an excellent reputation in the industry,” said Cecil Kost, president and CEO of Precision Dynamics. “As a partner with Amerinet for more than 10 years, we’re excited to continue our collaboration to help hospitals reduce medical errors through positive identification, while streamlining and simplifying operations. We look forward to helping Amerinet members leverage our product solutions to maximize patient safety while continuing to enhance their operating margins and cash flow.”
In January, 2011 Precision Dynamics Corporation (“PDC”) merged with The St. John Companies Inc. (“St. John”) to become the world’s leading provider of identification and related patient safety solutions.
About Precision Dynamics Corporation – St. John
With more than 50 years of experience, Precision Dynamics Corporation - St. John is the global leader and pacesetter in the development of wristband, label, medical records and imaging systems. The company specializes in serving the healthcare, leisure and entertainment, and law enforcement industries. The company introduced the first single-piece patient wristband, first bar code wristband system, first Smart Band® RFID wristband system, first thermal printer wristband, and the award winning PDC Smart® Kiosk.
Precision Dynamics Corporation - St. John products are used in leading hospitals worldwide and comprise a comprehensive range of solutions that provide positive ID and positive clinical outcomes, while meeting important guidelines of The Joint Commission, World Healthcare Organization, FDA, AHA, and HIPAA. Complying with ISO 9001 standards, Precision Dynamics Corporation – St. John follows a systematic, world-standard approach to ensure superior product design, manufacturing, and customer support services. For more information, visit www.pdcorp.com and www.stjohninc.com.
As a leading national healthcare solutions organization, Amerinet collaborates with acute and non-acute care providers to create and deliver unique solutions through performance improvement resources, guidance and ongoing support. With better product standardization and utilization, new financial tools beyond contracting and alliances that help lower costs, raise revenue and champion quality, Amerinet enriches healthcare delivery for its members and the communities they serve. To learn more about how Amerinet can help you successfully navigate the future of healthcare reform, visit www.amerinet-gpo.com.