Standard Register And HealthTrust Expand Agreement To Include Both Workflow Automation And Document Solutions

Standard Register (NYSE:SR), a recognized leader in managing critical communications and information for health care, has signed an agreement with HealthTrust Purchasing Group, L.P., (HealthTrust), a Tennessee-based group purchasing organization (GPO).

The agreement gives HealthTrust members access to Standard Register Healthcare’s portfolio of document solutions, and for the first time, SMARTworks® Clinical Enterprise, a technology platform that automates patient registration, identification and clinical workflows.

“It’s gratifying to see how our 12-year relationship with HealthTrust has grown,” said Brad Cates, president of Standard Register Healthcare. “We look forward to building on our relationship and creating a positive impact for HealthTrust members in new and innovative ways moving forward.”

About Standard RegisterStandard Register (NYSE: SR) is trusted by the world's leading companies to advance their reputations by aligning their communications with corporate standards and priorities. Standard Register Healthcare is a business unit of Standard Register, serving more than 3,100 clients from across the healthcare delivery network, including acute, ambulatory, and long-term care, managed care and the suppliers that support them. A recognized leader in managing critical information and communications, SR Healthcare, together with Dialog Medical, a subsidiary of Standard Register, provides industry-leading technology, solutions and services to accelerate performance, attract and educate patients, enhance patient safety, and improve the quality of care. More information is available at www.standardregister.com/healthcare.

About HealthTrust Purchasing GroupHealthTrust Purchasing Group, L.P., headquartered in Brentwood, Tenn., is a group purchasing organization that supports nearly 1,400 not-for-profit and for-profit acute care facilities, as well as 10,600 ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices, and alternate care sites. With an annual purchasing volume by its members of more than $20 billion, HealthTrust is committed to obtaining the best price for clinically recommended products, ensuring their timely delivery, and continuously evaluating and improving its services to the patients, physicians and clinicians it serves. The website is www.healthtrustpg.com.

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