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Shriners Hospitals for Children Renews, Expands MEMdata Capital & Construction Services

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Partnership with Supply Chain Achieves 1,360% Identified Savings ROI

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shriners Hospitals for Children, based in Tampa, Florida, has renewed a strategic agreement with MEMdata covering all 22 locations in the health care system.  The business relationship between Shriners Hospitals for Children and MEMdata, with roots dating back to 2001 with a single hospital, has grown to include all locations as well as select equipment planning efforts in support of new construction.

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MEMdata serves Shriners corporate supply chain team with budgeting, price benchmarking, and procurement services that identified a 1,360% savings ROI in fiscal year 2014.  MEMdata also serves as equipment technology planner for the new Shriner's Hospital St. Louis replacement facility, ensuring it is equipped with state of the art equipment at competitive prices.  

"We are immensely proud to serve Shriners Hospitals for Children, a truly unique organization with a critical mission," said MEMdata CEO Bob Yancy.  "Having started with just one Shriners hospital in 2001, we've seen the relationship blossom to include all facilities through hard work and collaborative effort with Shriners supply chain team."

"We are pleased to continue our long-term relationship with MEMdata, which has aided us greatly in our efforts to streamline purchasing and increase efficiency and effectiveness," said Steve Goetz, Corporate Director of Supply Chain Management for Shriners Hospitals for Children.

About Shriners Hospitals for Children®
Shriners Hospitals for Children® is a health care system with 22 locations hospitals dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing pediatric specialty care, conducting innovative research and offering outstanding medical education programs. Children up to age 18 with orthopedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate are eligible for care and receive all services in a family-centered environment, regardless of the families' ability to pay.

About MEMdata
MEMdata is a healthcare technology services firm serving existing medical facilities and those under construction. MEMdata offers equipment budgeting, procurement support via eRFP, equipment specifications, medical space planning and interior design, as well as initial outfitting and transitioning services. MEMdata's focus is the reduction of capital equipment costs for medical facilities of all types, with turnkey or select services and software empirically proven to identify 18% savings. For more information contact MEMdata.

Contact:
Scott Jennings
(979) 695-1950 ext. 114
scott.jennings@memdata.com


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