April 29, 2024

Toronto, April 29, 2024 – Christie Innomed, Canada’s leader in health technologies and multivendor services, has signed a multi-year agreement with the Canadian Medical Equipment Protection Plan (CMEPP) to become a Vendor of Record.

“Christie Innomed is well-positioned to provide unique and cost-effective diagnostic imaging service solutions to the Canadian healthcare community. As one of the largest service organizations in Canada, we have the necessary scale, resources, and infrastructure to support our customers with highly trained service technicians, an extensive global supplier network and technical partners,” says Martin Roy, President & CEO, Christie Innomed.

In 2023, CMEPP renewed its Vendor of Record (VOR) Program to ensure continued compliance with national procurement legislation, including the Broader Public Sector (BPS) Procurement Directive. To qualify as a VOR, Suppliers must meet a set of mandatory requirements as well as qualify based on balanced evaluation criteria. Those Suppliers who become Vendors of Record, like Christie Innomed, benefit from demonstrating the quality of operations and capabilities, as well as a more efficient quoting process and timely authorization of services. 

“Christie Innomed is a trusted, reliable and flexible Supplier partner in our VOR program,” says CMEPP CEO Nils Clausen. “Over the years, they have demonstrated their commitment to serving CMEPP Participants with excellence, adapting to their needs and challenges. We look forward to continuing to work with this organization to deliver value to our stakeholders.”

With a proven track record in managing large Multivendor Service (MVS) contracts, Christie Innomed is a premier independent service provider specializing in large contracts and currently oversees equipment from most major manufacturers.

Our approach is characterized by a high degree of flexibility and the ability to tailor contracts to meet the unique needs of each account. Furthermore, Christie Innomed is equipped to offer diagnostic services across a range of modalities, including MRI, CT, IR, and PET/CT. This service is available irrespective of the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), provided the modality is compatible with this functionality. Our commitment to service excellence makes us a reliable partner in healthcare technology management.

About the Canadian Medical Equipment Protection Plan (CMEPP) 

CMEPP is Canada’s only not-for-profit organization dedicated to taking the pain out of managing medical equipment service contracts. CMEPP was created in 1996 to give hospitals choice over how their medical equipment contracts are managed and to help them find cost savings. Today CMEPP represents >300 healthcare facilities in Ontario, British Columbia, and Manitoba and is still flexible and still delivering savings. CMEPP provides unique value whether you’re a Supplier, a Shared Service Organization, or a Participant healthcare organization.

About Christie Innomed Inc.

Founded in 1954, Christie Innomed develops, distributes, integrates, and supports innovative medical imaging and medical information management equipment that improves the performance of healthcare institutions. Christie Innomed is a leader in Medical Imaging Equipment Solutions, Service Solutions & Multi-Vendor Services (MVS), and Health IT Solutions, with over 200 dedicated specialists serving more than 2,500 hospitals and clinics across Canada and the United States. Its goal is to empower healthcare institutions to imagine more by providing innovative technologies in the areas of medical imaging, medical informatics, health IT solutions and related services.


For more information

Muriel Haraoui, Executive Director, Marketing and Communications

(514) 265-5631 mharaoui@christieinnomed.com         

Ellen Gardner, CMEPP Marketing and Communications

(416) 893-2552 egardner@cmepp.com