Standard Register Signs Multi-Year Agreement To Serve Broadlane Customers
Wednesday, July 23, 2003
DAYTON, Ohio--July 22, 2003-- Standard Register, a leading provider of document solutions, today announced it has signed a five-year agreement with Broadlane, Inc., a leader in delivering innovative business services to the healthcare industry. The agreement selects Standard Register as one of only five suppliers to Broadlane customers for their document solution needs, which are estimated at $100 million annually. The agreement, which takes effect Aug. 1, will give Broadlane's more than 2,000 healthcare customers access to Standard Register's full portfolio of document solutions (from healthcare documents, fulfillment services and patient identification systems to e-procurement and print-management software), which is second to none. Standard Register will also provide consulting and training in cost management, standardization and process improvement. Broadlane serves the nation's leading healthcare providers, including Advocate Healthcare, CHRISTUS Health, Community Health Systems, Continuum Health Partners, Kaiser Permanente, Tenet Healthcare Corporation, Universal Health Services and others. Broadlane's customer-driven supplier selection process means its end-users are an integral part of the process, ensuring that both management requirements and end-user preferences are reflected in supplier contracts. "We are extremely pleased to be selected as a preferred supplier to Broadlane. We share their vision of delivering solutions that streamline processes and improve efficiencies. Through our broad portfolio of document solutions, we believe we can help their customers achieve superior patient care while reducing costs," said Dennis Rediker, Standard Register's president and chief executive officer.