PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire -04/05/12)- HP (NYSE: HPQ - News) today announced it is helping medical professionals and organizations meet their business technology needs through a collaboration with the American Medical Association (AMA), the nation's largest physician organization.
HP will be the preferred provider for technology products for AMA member physicians through the association's Member Value Program.
HP will offer all AMA members -- and their families and staff -- special savings on select HP business products designed to meet their clinical and practice needs. AMA members also will have access to dedicated HP experts who can discuss available products and discount options.
"The American Medical Association believes that reliable hardware is the foundation to support a strong medical practice," said Robert Musacchio, Ph.D., senior vice president, Publishing and Business Services, American Medical Association. "We're excited to work with HP to provide our members with the products that offer the best opportunity to improve their practices and patient outcomes."
HP provides a wide array of healthcare technology products that aid in patient care. These products span mobile solutions for remote patient care to high-quality displays and HP Workstations for viewing medical images.
"This relationship allows us to work closely with AMA to help physician practices increase efficiency and reduce costs so they can remain effective in today's constantly changing healthcare environment," said John Hood, vice president and general manager, Small and Medium Business - Americas, Personal Systems Group, HP.
"HP is partnering with AMA to deliver the business technology products that medical practices need to improve patient care and productivity," said Chris Mertens, vice president, HP Healthcare Practice, Personal Systems Group, HP.
About the American Medical Association
The American Medical Association (AMA) helps doctors help patients by uniting physicians nationwide to work on the most important professional, public health and health policy issues. The nation's largest physician organization plays a leading role in shaping the future of medicine. For more information on the AMA, please visit www.ama-assn.org.
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