Managed Health Care Associates Inc. Combines PDC Healthcare’s Contracts to Better Serve its Customers
Valencia, CA (Sep. 10, 2013) PDC Healthcare, the global leader of innovative identification solutions, announced today that it has extended and combined its contracts with Managed Health Care Associates Inc. (MHA), a leading health care service company that offers a growing portfolio of services and solutions. The new contract, effective through Sep. 30, 2016, will provide more than 11,000 MHA members with direct access to PDC Healthcare’s market-leading patient ID solutions including wristbands, labels, medical records supplies, and imaging supplies.
The new agreement will consolidate PDC Healthcare’s three previous contracts into one to provide more convenience for its customers. PDC Healthcare products are used throughout every major hospital function to help organizations streamline operations and improve clinical outcomes while maintaining compliance with important patient safety regulations. These include The Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Stage 2 Meaningful Use Requirements, and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for patient identification.
“PDC Healthcare is delighted to continue our relationship with MHA by offering our patient ID products to MHA’s members at discounted rates,” said Tracey Carpentier, President of PDC Healthcare. “Our products help prevent medical errors and improve patient safety to enhance the overall patient experience.”
About PDC Healthcare
With more than 55 years of experience, PDC Healthcare connects people, products, and technology through innovative ID systems that deliver superior customer experiences worldwide. PDC Healthcare is the global leader and pacesetter in the development of wristband, label, medical records, and imaging systems. The company serves the healthcare, leisure & entertainment, and law enforcement industries. A pioneer of innovative technologies, PDC Healthcare 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, among many other innovations.
PDC Healthcare 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, PDC follows a systematic, world-standard approach to ensure superior product design, manufacturing, and customer support services. For more information, visit www.pdchealthcare.com.
On Dec. 28, 2012, PDC was acquired by Brady Corporation, a world leader in identification solutions for premises, products, and people.
About Managed Health Care Associates, Inc.
Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA) is a leading health care service company that offers a growing portfolio of services and solutions to support the diverse and complex needs of the alternate site health care provider. MHA provides expertise in Group Purchasing, Managed Care and Payer Contracting, Reimbursement Management, Specialty Pharmacy Solutions, Pharmaceutical Data Analytics, Clinical Pharmacy Software and Legislative Advocacy. Through the delivery of innovative and targeted health care services and solutions, MHA helps members increase operational efficiency, maximize business growth and provide optimum care for patients. For more information visit www.mhainc.com.
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