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Oncology Services International and Consensys Imaging Service® Announce Strategic Alliance
MONTEBELLO, NY, September 23, 2014 – Oncology Services International (OSI) and Consensys Imaging Service, Inc. (Consensys®) today announced a strategic alliance to better serve radiation oncology facilities. OSI, the leading independent service organization for radiation therapy equipment, will utilize Consensys®, the leading alternative to OEM diagnostic imaging field service, to offer CT service solutions nationally.
“We realized that many of our linear accelerator service customers are looking for similarly improved service on their CT simulator equipment,” said Richard J. Hall, President and CEO of OSI. “Partnering with Consensys®, a national leader in CT service and repair, allows us to expand our service options to radiation therapy facilities.”
“With Consensys®, we will fill those needs with a recognized and trusted leader in the CT service arena and bring further value to our customers faced with increasing challenges to maximize quality services while minimizing costs,” Hall concluded.
The strategic alliance will also allow Consensys® to cross-sell linear accelerator services, thus expanding both organizations’ customer solutions.
“We are excited to work with OSI, the clear leader among independent service organizations in radiation oncology,” commented Jim Spearman, President and CEO of Consensys®. “Their experience and commitment to service is exceptional and mirrors our company culture of service excellence. As a result, we’re very pleased to offer OSI’s service capabilities to our existing customer base. In addition to Consensys® being a true alternative to OEM service contracts, we’re a national distributor of OEM alternative CT tubes, giving OSI a highly capable partner with a full range of CT service offerings for its customers.”
About Oncology Services International
Oncology Services International (OSI) is the world leader in linear accelerator service as well as Precision Certified equipment and parts sales. Founded in 1985, OSI’s team of more than 50 engineers provides ongoing service and maintenance on more than 220 linear accelerators and CTs. OSI’s cost-effective solutions, accompanied by its industry-leading high touch service, have positioned OSI as the leading alternative to the traditional reliance upon the manufacturer for extended service. The company provides service 24/7 on all major brands in the United States, has sold its factory-tested Precision Certified radiation oncology medical devices in 30 countries, and offers global distribution of new and fully tested used parts. Learn more at http://www.thinkosi.com.
Consensys Imaging Service, Inc. is a Galen Partners portfolio company specializing in diagnostic imaging equipment service and a true alternative to OEM service, with a national foot-print. Utilizing proprietary tools, technology and extensive experience, we deliver world-class equipment relocation, emergency repair and maintenance services for MRI, CT, Mammography and Ultrasound devices. Consensys® is an FDA-compliant, long-term service partner with Hospitals, Imaging Centers, Veterinary Clinics, OEMs and Imaging Service providers nationwide. Consensys® holds both ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2003 quality certificates. Learn more at http://www.consensysimaging.com