Medical Simulation Corporation Signs Agreement with Mid-Atlantic Group Network of Shared Services (MAGNET)

Jun 02, 2010, 10:00 ET from Medical Simulation Corporation

DENVER, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Simulation Corporation (MSC) announces a vendor agreement with MAGNET Cooperative, one of the largest non-profit group purchasing organizations (GPO) in the U.S., under which MSC's simulation-based education products and services will be available to MAGNET participating healthcare facilities.

MAGNET is one of the oldest, largest, and most experienced shared service organizations in the United States, representing a membership of over 1,000 hospitals and 5,000 clinics and physician practices. MAGNET members will benefit from MSC's simulation-based training products and services, which have demonstrated the ability to significantly improve the competence and confidence of healthcare providers in delivering high-quality patient care.

MSC products and services available under the agreement include:

  • Endovascular simulator and curriculum.
  • Quality Initiative curriculum focused on early identification and treatment of high risk conditions such as Sepsis, Stroke, Central Line Infections, Heart Failure, and more.
  • Train-the-trainer programs and training tool kits for facilities with their own simulators and educators.
  • Turn key education services to fulfill short-term or part-time educational initiatives.
  • Online curriculum, including metrics reports.

"MAGNET welcomes Medical Simulation Corporation as a vendor partner," says Steven R. Duke, Vice President and COO, MAGNET Cooperative. "MSC's training and education products and services will provide our participating healthcare facilities with evidence-based solutions for meeting the challenging and changing healthcare environment."

About MAGNET Cooperative, Inc.

Located in Mechanicsburg, PA, MAGNET (Mid-Atlantic Group Network of Shared Services), through its Member Organizations (Connecticut Hospital Association Shared Services, Hospital Central Services Cooperative, Joint Purchasing Corporation/Creative Source Concepts, Monmouth Ocean Hospital Service Corporation and Southwest Ohio Health Care Affiliates) has served hospitals, alternative care facilities, and physician practices and clinics since 1979, bringing quality products and cost advantages to their participating facilities. For more information, please visit

About Medical Simulation Corporation

Medical Simulation Corporation (MSC) is a recognized healthcare industry leader in providing full-service simulation training and education services to healthcare personnel, medical societies and medical product manufacturers. MSC's quality and patient safety solutions are designed to strengthen the competence and confidence of nurses, physicians and technologists. Through its network of training platforms, MSC can provide customized training services to any location worldwide. For more information, please visit or call 888/889-5882.

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