NASHVILLE/DALLAS – August 10, 2011 – Market Center Management Company, the management company of leading trade centers and trade events around the world, and SpecialtyCare announced today that Nashville-based SpecialtyCare will join the Nashville Medical Trade Center. A custom 8,500-square-foot showroom will anchor the fifth floor, which is dedicated to healthcare services.
SpecialtyCare is the largest and most experienced provider of outsourced clinical services including, perfusion, autotransfusion, minimally invasive surgical support, neurological monitoring, surgical assist, blood management, and other clinical services in the United States. SpecialtyCare serves more than 545 hospitals, including more than 180 cardiac surgery programs, in 40 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Germany.
Inside the SpecialtyCare space, key decision makers including hospital management teams, physicians and other clinicians will be able to review the company’s unique services and work together to develop solutions that will drive efficiencies and quality outcomes. In addition, SpecialtyCare will locate their National Center for Education and Training at the center to keep their highly trained clinicians current on procedures, equipment, and industry issues. A fully equipped state-of-the-art simulated operating room will be a key component of the design.
“The Nashville Medical Trade Center is an important project that further establishes Nashville as the nation’s healthcare industry capital. SpecialtyCare is joining this global marketplace for healthcare products, solutions & services because we believe the center will be an environment where our current and future customers want to come to develop solutions and discover best practices that meet their needs,” said Bill Elliott, executive vice president, business development for SpecialtyCare. “In addition, by locating our National Center for Education and Training at the Nashville Medical Trade Center, we will be able to expand our commitment to ensure that our specialized clinicians remain ready to deliver high-quality efficient care.”
“SpecialtyCare represents a growing company with unique expertise and unlimited potential,” said Bill Winsor, president and CEO of Market Center Management Company. “We are thrilled they have joined the trade center.”
Through focused attention on the delivery of specialized services in the operating room, coupled with a commitment to provide innovative flexible clinical solutions to the hospitals, physicians, and patients they serve, SpecialtyCare continues to help shape standards for quality and efficiency in healthcare. SpecialtyCare employs more than 900 clinicians who support more than 290,000 procedures annually.
SpecialtyCare joins a growing number of exhibiting partners creating comprehensive product marketplaces within their neighborhoods in the trade center. The previously announced partners representing manufacturers, service providers, and industry associations are expected to showcase more than 100 companies in healthcare products and services. Additional partnership announcements are pending including healthcare trade associations and tradeshow producers.
The Nashville Medical Trade Center, opening in 2013, is a 1.5 million square foot healthcare marketplace that unifies for the first time permanent showrooms, temporary exhibition space, and education and training facilities. The result is a comprehensive global marketplace for healthcare products, solutions, and services.
About Market Center Management Company
Market Center Management Company (MCMC) is an international wholesale trade center and tradeshow management company based in Dallas, Texas. MCMC and its owner, Crow Holdings, own or manage trade centers and tradeshows on three continents – Asia (ShanghaiMart), Europe (Brussels International Trade Mart), and North America (Dallas Market Center), totaling more than 8 million square feet, more than any other single international company. Within the MCMC trade centers and tradeshows, customers from around the globe source products directly from manufacturers including home furnishings, gifts, decorative accessories and lighting to textiles, fashion accessories, and apparel. The dozens of trade events each year hosted by MCMC are attended by hundreds of thousands of customers from all 50 states and more than 78 countries. MCMC’s website is available at www.marketcentermanagement.com.
SpecialtyCare is the largest provider of outsourced clinical services in the nation and is dedicated to assisting hospitals in their efforts to improve operational efficiencies, improve outcomes, and decrease blood utilization. SpecialtyCare provides highly specialized clinical services to the operating room and related areas of the hospital. Services include cardiovascular perfusion, autotransfusion, surgical assist, minimally invasive surgical support, sterile processing department management, intraoperative neurological monitoring, and anesthesia support. SpecialtyCare provides services to more than 545 hospitals in 40 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Germany. SpecialtyCare’s website is available at www.specialtycare.net.