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Océ Business Services Highlights how Healthcare Providers can Improve Performance and Lower Costs of Logistics Services at Guidon's 2nd Annual High Performance Virtual Summit

Visit Océ Business Services in the Exhibit Hall Section of Guidon's Second Annual High Performance Virtual Summit

New York, N.Y. (February 27, 2012) – Océ Business Services, a Canon Group company and a leader in managed business process services, will highlight how healthcare providers can lower costs while improving the performance and accountability of their logistics operations at Guidon's 2012 High Performance Virtual Summit – Leaders Creating Real Change.

Hosted by Guidon Performance Solutions, the virtual summit will focus on ways that healthcare organizations can cope with the new era of disruptive change. The online event, which takes place on February 29th from 9:45 AM to 4:30 PM CST, will include eight separate, interactive webinars presented by innovative senior executives from the healthcare industry. The program will also feature case studies and forward-thinking solutions on how organizations are achieving high performance excellence. Throughout the virtual summit, participants can collaborate with others and exchange ideas on new solutions, services and products. Complimentary registration for the Summit is available by clicking on the following link:

One of the summit's webinars focuses on logistics best practices. "Achieving Accountability, Performance and Improved Quality from Your Logistics Infrastructure at Lower Costs," will be jointly presented by Mitchell Ackerman, Health Care Solutions Market Development Lead for Océ Business Services, and Rick Rosa, Faculty & Lecturer at the Adelphi University School of Nursing. The presentation can be accessed by visiting the "Auditorium" section of the summit at 3:00pm CST. The entire summit will also be archived and available on the Guidon web site at after the show. Highlights of this webinar will include:
  • How an unaccountable logistics operation can "rattle the foundation" of your healthcare organization
  • The four consistent factors that drive unaccountable logistics
  • Behavioral changes required to achieve accountability
  • Transition timeline for change spotlighted by case study examples
  • Case study on improving an OR inventory management system by implementing a Six Sigma® Kaizen Event
  • The case for "holistic logistics" and help getting there
"Many healthcare providers face difficult operational challenges in effectively managing their supplies, documents and equipment," notes Elizabeth Halaki, chief marketing officer for Océ Business Services. "Our experts are available with logistical best practices that can help these organizations more accurately and cost-effectively manage their operations and thrive in the days ahead."

About Océ
Océ is one of the leading providers of document management and printing for professionals. The Océ offering includes office printing and copying systems, high speed digital production printers and wide format printing systems for both technical documentation and color display graphics. Océ is also a foremost supplier of document management outsourcing. Many of the Fortune Global 500 companies and leading commercial printers are Océ customers. The company was founded in 1877. With headquarters in Venlo, The Netherlands, Océ is active in over 100 countries and employs more than 20,000 people worldwide. Océ North America is headquartered in Trumbull, CT, with additional business units in Chicago, IL and Boca Raton, FL. For more information visit

Océ and Canon: Stronger together
In 2010 Océ joined the Canon Group of companies with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, to create the global leader in the printing industry. Canon develops, manufactures and markets a growing line-up of copying machines, printers, cameras, optical and other products that meet a diverse range of customer needs. The Canon Group comprises over 198,000 employees worldwide. Global net sales in 2011 totalled USD 45.6 billion. Visit the Canon Inc. website at

About Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. With more than $45 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks fourth overall in patent holdings in the U.S. in 2010† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2011. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest levels of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting

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