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CHAMPS Group Purchasing and SMS Healthcare Launch Custom Contract for Janitorial Services

Posted 2016-06-10 16:29:11

CLEVELAND - CHAMPS Group Purchasing announces a new three-year custom contract with SMS Healthcare for janitorial services. The custom contract with SMS is available to CHAMPS’ 7,000+ members nationwide, except for correctional facilities and meals on wheels programs.

“We are pleased to announce the addition of SMS Healthcare to the CHAMPS portfolio of custom contracts,” said Jan Elder, director of contracting services, CHAMPS Group Purchasing. “SMS offers third party cleaning services for all types of healthcare facilities, large and small. We developed this contract in response to member requests for a service that caters to the unique requirements of cleaning patient care areas, including ORs, sterile ancillary areas and post-anesthesia care units. As a special feature, SMS provides their UV-C disinfection system and ATP testing at no charge. Standard cleaning services, such as those needed in medical office buildings and physician offices are also covered on contract.”

The custom contract with SMS Healthcare provides members an average cost savings of 20 percent.

“At SMS Healthcare, we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality cleaning care for our clients, so we are especially thrilled to work closely with CHAMPS GPO as they clearly hold the same high standards,” said Mike Wein, president of SMS Healthcare. “We look forward to working together to meet the environmental services needs of hospitals and surgery centers around the nation, and believe that through our partnership we will have a significant impact on the healthcare facilities served by CHAMPS GPO - by reducing harmful pathogens and increasing overall patient satisfaction.”

Fairway & Service Management Systems Partner To Launch Hospitality Offering

Posted 2014-09-15 17:29:44

Hackensack, NJ & Nashville, TN - Fairway GPO, a group purchasing organization specializing in hospitality and property management, and Service Management System (SMS), a leading provider of full housekeeping and maintenance programs to high-traffic, public facilities throughout the country, have partnered to launch a managed housekeeping and maintenance offering to the hospitality market.

According to Mike Wein, President of SMS, "We were looking to build upon our years of success in industries including healthcare, retail and arena management, and hospitality was a natural extension of our service offering. Given Fairway's extensive portfolio in the hospitality vertical along with their mission of reducing costs without sacrificing quality, the decision to partner with Fairway to launch this offering was a simple one."

"Being able to provide our members with reduced costs, consistent service and a cleaner property was an essential element in our decision to join with SMS to launch this offering," said Isaac Farbowitz, Managing Partner at Fairway. "The synergies between our two organizations was evident from the very first meeting. We look forward to working with SMS for many years to come and to be able to offer a true value-added service to our members."

40 Simon Youth Foundation Students Graduate

Posted 2014-06-05 11:31:40

Students with the Simon Youth Academy at Opry Mills walked the stage to pick up their diplomas today.

These 40 students were once considered at risk of dropping out of high school. Instead, they were helped by the Simon Youth Foundation to not only graduate, but many of them have received scholarships.

In addition, Service Management Systems in Nashville offered employment to any of the graduates who want it.

SMS is honored to support Simon Youth Foundation and their work in education, and we are proud of the graduates and wish them the best in their future endeavors, whether that’s working alongside SMS or elsewhere.

Congratulations Simon Youth Academy Class of 2014!

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News Archives

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  • Fairway & Service Management Systems Partner To Launch Hospitality Offering
  • 40 Simon Youth Foundation Students Graduate
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