STANLEY Healthcare Selected by Mid-Atlantic Group Network of Shared Services (MAGNET) for Expanded Solutions to its 9,500 Members

WALTHAM, Mass., July 18, 2013STANLEY Healthcare, a market leading provider of safety, security and operational efficiency solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced that it has been awarded a new three-year contract with the Mid-Atlantic Group Network of Shared Services (MAGNET), upon the selection of a range of STANLEY Healthcare solutions. The contract extends an existing relationship between MAGNET and STANLEY Healthcare for InnerSpaceÒ Storage Solutions. The new contract also adds STANLEY Healthcare’s Bed-CheckÒ Fall Management Solutions and AeroScoutÒ Wi-Fi Real-Time Location System (RTLS) and solutions – the first RTLS contract awarded by MAGNET on behalf of its 9,500 members.

MAGNET is one of the oldest, largest and most experienced shared service organizations in the country. It serves hospitals, alternate care facilities, physician practices and clinics with a contract portfolio that includes equipment, services, commodities and other products.

“STANLEY Healthcare is a global leader offering a wide range of proven solutions that improve safety, security and efficiency for healthcare organizations,” said Steve Duke, Vice President & COO at MAGNET. “We’re building on our established relationship with STANLEY Healthcare to offer a broader array of solutions – including the first RTLS contract MAGNET has ever awarded – to bring additional value to our members.”

More than 17,000 healthcare organizations worldwide, including over 5,000 acute care hospitals and 12,000 long-term care facilities, rely on STANLEY Healthcare, making it one of the foremost providers of healthcare solutions. Its robust offering addresses five critical priorities for healthcare organizations:


  • Clinical Operations & Workflow
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Patient Safety
  • Security & Protection
  • Supply Chain & Asset Management

STANLEY Healthcare’s InnerSpace® storage solutions are specifically designed to address the challenges of healthcare organizations while maximizing the utilization of valuable space.  Options include supply/procedure cartscabinets and caseworksmall cartsopen storage, heavy-duty storage and inventory management systems.

The STANLEY Healthcare Bed-Check® system was the first electronic fall monitor and continues to set the standard for quality and performance.

STANLEY Healthcare’s AeroScout® RTLS solution has the exclusive endorsement of the American Hospital Association, and the 2012 Best in KLAS report named STANLEY Healthcare’s solutions the Category Leader for RTLS.

“Our solutions impact every aspect of healthcare operations and care, enhancing safety, security and efficiency throughout a patient’s entire visit,” said Sean Zinn, Vice President of Strategic Accounts at STANLEY Healthcare. “The extension and expansion of our contract with MAGNET will bring the benefits of our solutions and the full expertise and capabilities of the STANLEY Healthcare EcoSystem to more member hospitals.”

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Mid-Atlantic Group Network of Shared Services Cooperative (MAGNET) is one of the oldest, largest and most experienced shared service organizations in the country. MAGNET, founded in 1979, is the “Other GPO” serving through its GPO member groups approximately 9,500 providers. The groups offer healthcare providers MAGNET vendor contracts that fill the need for delivering quality patient care at the best possible pricing. The member groups are Joint Purchasing Corporation (JPC), Creative Source Concepts, Inc. (CSC), Connecticut Hospital Association Shared Services Program (CHA SSP), Hospital Central Services Cooperative, Inc. (HCSC), and Southwest Ohio Health Care Affiliates, Inc. (SOHCA).



Joint Purchasing Corporation (JPC) was established in 1922, and along with its subsidiary, Creative Source Concepts (CSC) are founding members of MAGNET. They proudly extend the MAGNET developed vendor cost saving contracts that meet the continuing demand of facilities and providers for quality care at affordable costs.



The Connecticut Hospital Association (CHA) Shared Services Program (SSP) is one of the oldest hospital association-based programs in the United States. Since 1964, CHA SSP has added MAGNET contracts to its portfolio of customized, flexible programs to fit members’ individual needs.



Hospital Central Services Cooperative, Inc. (HCSC) is a non-profit cooperative. Founded in 1969, HCSC is

well into its fifth decade of service to healthcare. HCSC strives to provide MAGNET contracts to generate cost savings for its members and improve the quality of healthcare.



Southwest Ohio Health Care Affiliates, Inc. (SOHCA) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Greater Dayton Area Hospital Association (GDAHA). The group currently specializes in local contracts that result in better pricing being negotiated than currently available through participant facility’s national group contract affiliations.


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