June 24, 2008
Auxilio, Inc. Announces Document Image Management Services Agreement With Scottsdale Healthcare
MISSION VIEJO, Calif., June 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Auxilio, Inc. (OTCBB:AUXO), a leading provider of document management services for the healthcare industry, announced today that it has entered into a five year agreement to provide its services to Scottsdale Healthcare, a three-hospital health system located in Scottsdale, Arizona. Scottsdale Healthcare is one of Arizona's leading hospital systems, known for its innovations in medical care, research and technology.
Under the terms of the agreement, Auxilio will provide Scottsdale Healthcare with turnkey outsourced Document Management Services including efficiency planning, infrastructure optimization, change management strategy, contract negotiation, billing administration and consolidation, quality control for equipment supply and vendor selection, as well as equipment maintenance, digital connectivity and software integration. Auxilio will place a full time onsite resident team at Scottsdale Healthcare to execute on the strategy.
"We are excited about our new partnership with Auxilio," stated Jim Cramer, Vice President & CIO at Scottsdale Healthcare. "In outsourcing this non-core activity to Auxilio we will benefit from immediate cost savings, as well as increased productivity from our staff. We are excited about the addition of Auxilio's onsite team who will take this challenging, expensive and time-consuming process off our employees' hands," added Cramer.
"It is our privilege to be selected as a strategic partner of Scottsdale Healthcare," stated Etienne Weidemann, President & CEO of Auxilio. "Auxilio selectively seeks to partner with the nation's premier health systems and Scottsdale Healthcare certainly falls in this category. We look forward to providing Scottsdale Healthcare with our full host of services with the goal of driving cost out of the process while simultaneously increasing the productivity of hospital employees and care givers. We are proud to work with a hospital whose mission is to identify, meet and exceed the healthcare needs of its community. Our mission is to provide exceptional service to the hospital," added Weidemann.
About Scottsdale Healthcare, Scottsdale, Arizona
Scottsdale Healthcare is a three-hospital health system located in Scottsdale, Arizona. Its hospitals, the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center and Scottsdale Clinical Research Institute serve a population of approximately two and a half million people in the metro Phoenix region. Founded in 1962, Scottsdale Healthcare is a nonprofit provider led by a volunteer board of local residents. To learn more about Scottsdale Healthcare visit www.shc.org
About Auxilio, Inc.
Auxilio provides healthcare document management services including situational analysis, strategy development and implementation. The company helps health systems streamline and align processes and infrastructure to create manageable, dependable document management programs that reduce cost and increase productivity. Auxilio's Image Management programs guarantee our clients immediate measurable savings, a fully outsourced process, and unparalleled service. Auxilio's target market includes medium to large hospitals and health care systems. Customers served by Auxilio include health systems such as Saint Barnabas Health Care System, California Pacific Medical Center, St. Joseph Health System, MemorialCare and Huntington Hospital.
For more information, see the company's website at http://www.auxilioinc.com.
This release contains certain forward-looking statements relating to the business of Auxilio, Inc. that can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "believes,""expects," or similar expressions. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, including uncertainties relating to product development, efficacy and safety, regulatory actions or delays, the ability to obtain or maintain patent or other proprietary intellectual property protection, market acceptance, physician acceptance, third party reimbursement, future capital requirements, competition in general and other factors that may cause actual results to be materially different from those described herein as anticipated, believed, estimated or expected. Certain of these risks and uncertainties are or will be described in greater detail in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which are available at http://www.sec.gov. Auxilio, Inc. is under no obligation (and expressly disclaims any such obligation) to update or alter its forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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CONTACT: Auxilio, Inc. Jeff Butler, Vice President of Business Development 949-614-0700 ext. 206