Althea becomes worlds largest independent hospital service provider following merger with TBS

first_imgWe offer hospitals efficiency and flexibility. We have the healthcare knowledge, clinical expertise, and technical excellence to offer healthcare providers industry-leading services that deliver efficiency savings and performance improvements.  Our mission is to save our customers money by doing things in a smarter, more innovative way.” Source:http://althea-group.com/uk/altheas-biomed-merger-ensures-position-as-worlds-largest-independent-hospital-service-provider/ Related StoriesIt is okay for women with lupus to get pregnant with proper care, says new study’Traffic light’ food labels associated with reduction in calories purchased by hospital employeesHome-based support network helps stroke patients adjust after hospital dischargeAlthea was originally created when seven leading service providers, each with a long-established track record in their respective markets, joined forces.From the outset, their vision was to create the world’s first large-scale vendor-independent provider and give hospitals a choice when it comes to the selection, installation and maintenance of equipment.Being entirely vendor-independent ensures Althea is not tied to any one manufacturer and can offer hospitals the most efficient solution for their clinical needs.Today, the company is a one-stop shop that offers hospitals a high-quality, cost-effective alternative to original equipment manufacturers.  Althea’s in-house engineers maintain equipment directly to the highest standards underpinned by ISO-certified quality management systems.David added: In the UK and Ireland, the healthcare service company offers NHS and private hospitals a range of technology solutions including managed services, multi-vendor maintenance, integrated clinical consumables management as well as equipment sales and rentals.The integration of TBS GB means that Althea can now add endoscopy to complement its existing expertise in biomed and diagnostic imaging equipment.  The company now offers a breadth and quality of service that no-one else in the market can match.David Rolfe, UK&I Chief Executive Officer comments:center_img Aug 2 2018Althea is the world’s largest, vendor-independent managed service and maintenance provider for the acute healthcare sector, following the recent acquisition and integration of the TBS Group. TBS is a world-leading biomedical and endoscopy company, so the merger is an extremely important step for us strategically.  Integrating these services into our extensive portfolio means we are now able to offer a wider range of services than any other provider.”last_img read more

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