Upper Midwest Consolidated Services Center Awards Contract to PREZIO Health

PREZIO Health announces that it has entered into a five-year agreement with the Upper Midwest Consolidated Services Center (UMCSC), to provide its members with a comprehensive surgical instrument and endoscopic equipment repair and maintenance program. UMCSC is a member-driven, member-owned healthcare supply network associated with the Upper Midwest Region of VHA Inc.

“We are excited to be working with UMCSC and its members to help optimize their investment in surgical instruments and endoscopy equipment as well as improve physician satisfaction and surgical outcomes,” says Greg Bright, vice president of operations and business development for PREZIO Health. “Properly functioning instruments and equipment are critical in delivering safe, high quality patient care. We believe that the PREZIO Health and UMCSC agreement will provide quantifiable clinical, operational and financial improvement for each member’s perioperative environment.”

“Well maintained equipment and rapid response when something needs repair is an important cornerstone of patient care. Our agreement with PREZIO Health will allow UMCSC members to realize operational efficiencies and cost reductions while ensuring local, customized services that address each individual hospital’s need,” says Rebecca Blaesing, vice president of strategic accounts implementation for VHA Upper Midwest Region. “Additionally, PREZIO Health will help our members’ surgical teams discover new ways to become more efficient and lower the cost of repair and ongoing maintenance.”

Under the terms of the agreement, all UMCSC members have access to the following services from PREZIO Health:
- Surgical instrument repair and maintenance which includes customized improvement plans for problem areas, mobile instrument repair, national repair centers for more complex service work, preventive maintenance
- ISO-certified service of endoscopy equipment repair and maintenance to reduce the risk of downtime, reduce surgical site infections and extend the life of the equipment

Headquartered in Madison Heights, Mich., PREZIO Health™ is a national company recognized for implementing surgical workflow solutions. Through its comprehensive preventative instrument maintenance, repair and management services, PREZIO Health™ offers a new level of precision management for vital healthcare equipment assets. In addition to customized repair services, PREZIO also provides routine preventive maintenance, staff education and professional certification programs, and an industry-first Quality Partnership Review (QPR) for ROI analysis.

Source: PREZIO Health