Pitney Bowes Establishes Strategic Reseller Agreement with IMERGE Consulting
STAMFORD, Conn., September 14, 2010 - Pitney Bowes Management Services, Inc. (PBMS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI) has established a strategic reseller agreement with IMERGE Consulting to support PBMS consulting opportunities in records and information management as part of its Document Processing Solutions (DPS) offering.
Under the terms of the agreement, IMERGE Consulting will provide supplemental support to PBMS and its customers within a broad cross-section of professional and business challenges in the area of records and information management, focusing particularly on the healthcare and life sciences market. IMERGE will assist PBMS in the definition of requirements, assessment of legal and compliance needs, development of records programs and strategies for PBMS customers, and specification and effective use of data, records and document management systems.
“Our customers face increasing pressures in the healthcare space to meet deadlines for selection and implementation of Electronic Medical Records systems, cost-cutting and efficiency, all of which have a significant impact on their records management strategies,” stated Betty McAlvany, director, Product Management, PBMS. “Through our relationship with IMERGE, we will continue to offer our clients the full breadth of records management operational expertise they have come to expect and trust from PBMS, along with premier consultative services, helping ensure that all aspects of their records and information management initiatives are addressed.”
“We bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise in records management and healthcare information management that complement skills of PBMS,” noted Don Post, partner of IMERGE Consulting. “IMERGE consultants have decades of experience in helping clients move from paper to electronic alternatives, which healthcare is now beginning to address. We provide unbiased advice to clients since we are independent of systems and integration vendors. Our subject matter experts will work jointly with PBMS to provide analysis and development on records policies and procedures, as well as records processes and controls to support the meaningful and effective use of Electronic Medical Records.”
Pitney Bowes Management Services designs, implements and operates global solutions that provide enterprise clients with customer communications, mail and document lifecycle services that help in creating more effective, efficient and compliant business processes and operations.
With more than three decades of experience, IMERGE Consulting is a records, technology and information management consulting firm with clients throughout North America. IMERGE Consulting provides a full scope of records and information management services across most industries, including healthcare, government, commercial and institutional organizations. IMERGE consultants have been engaged by dozens of hospitals and medical centers across the U.S. in the past 20 years. For more information, visit imergeconsult.com.
About Pitney Bowes
Celebrating its 90th year of innovation, Pitney Bowes provides software, hardware and services that integrate physical and digital communications channels. Long known for making its customers more productive, Pitney Bowes is increasingly helping other companies grow their business. Pitney Bowes is a $5.6 billion company and employs 33,000 worldwide. Pitney Bowes: Every connection is a new opportunity™.