Founded in 2005 by four mutual benefit organizations for the civil service in France, GIE-UGIM (Union Groupe Initiatives Mutuelles) pools the organizations’ technical and human resources. The main objectives of GIEUGIM are to increase the attractiveness of the offers to young civil servants, retain current members and improve relationships with health professionals and members. Today, GIE-UGIM gathers 8 mutual benefit organizations (Mutuelle Civile de la Défense, Mutuelle des Agents des Impôts, Mutuelle Des Douanes, Mutuelle du Ministère de la Justice, Mutuelle du Trésor, Mutuelle Générale de l’Economie, des Finances et de l’Industrie, Mutuelle Générale des Affaires Sociales et Mutuelle Nationale Entraide Administrative) which provides insurance benefits to more than 800,000.
Alegri International, headquartered in Germany, is a leading IT consulting company that specializes in Microsoft products including Microsoft SharePoint. The 225-person company has been affirmed as Gold Certified by Microsoft. Alegri consultants are experts at concepting and developing strategic IT solutions for large and mid-sized organizations, having implemented hundreds of projects with prominent national and international companies. With strength in the pharmaceutical, automotive, logistics, retail, telecommunications and financial services industries, Alegri’s mission is to help customers leverage information technology to add business value in a responsible and resourceful way.
Sanlam is a leading financial services group, originally established as a life insurance company in 1918. Headquartered in Bellville, South Africa, the company has offices throughout South Africa and business interests elsewhere in Africa, Europe, India, the USA and Australia. Sanlam provides financial solutions to individual and institutional clients. These solutions include individual, group and short-term insurance, personal financial services such as estate planning, trusts, home and personal loans, savings and linked products, investment, asset management, property asset management, stockbroking, risk management and capital market activities. Sanlam’s vision is to be the leader in client-centric wealth creation and protection.
Founded in 1918, Hertz operates its car rental business through the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty brands. It has approximately 10,400 corporate, licensee and franchisee locations across Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, North America and New Zealand. Hertz is the largest car hire organization in Australia, with more than 230 locations across all states and territories. It is also the largest airport general-use car rental brand worldwide, with about 8,800 corporate and licensee locations at airports in 150 countries.
Loma Linda University Health includes Loma Linda University’s eight professional schools, Loma Linda University Medical Center’s six hospitals and 800 faculty physicians located in the Inland Empire of Southern California. Established in 1905, LLUH is a global leader in education, research and clinical care. It offers over 100 academic programs and provides quality healthcare to 40,000 inpatients and 1.5 million outpatients each year. A Seventh-day Adventist organization, LLUH is a faith-based health system with a mission “to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ.”
Compañía Española de Petróleos, SA (CEPSA) is an industrial group comprising over 11,000 people whose main activities are the exploration, production and refinement of petroleum and the commercialization of its derivatives. CEPSA has been in business for more than 80 years and also does business in Algeria, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Egypt, Panama, Peru and Portugal, selling its products throughout the world.
IOD was created with the vision to provide cost-effective, flexible strategies to help healthcare organizations streamline and accelerate health information management (HIM) workflow. With more than 30 years of experience and 1,800 customers nationwide, IOD is the leader in providing full suite HIM solutions that deliver a HIM edge to hospitals, integrated delivery networks (IDNs), and clinics. With its premier coding, RAC solutions, consulting, and education, IOD helps healthcare providers create a streamlined, end-to-end HIM workflow. IOD can be found on the web at www.iodincorporated.com.
With more than 300,000 members, HK (www.hk.dk) is one of the largest trade union federations in Denmark. HK was founded in 1900 with the purpose of representing commercial and clerical employees in order to improve both their salaries and working conditions. HK members include office employees in private firms, municipal authorities and government offices, and about 75% of HK’s members are women. Today most of HK’s activities are aimed at securing equal pay for equal work for women and men, and supplying personal consultancy services to their members on issues such as salary, employment conditions and supplementary training. HK consists of seven local branches in addition to its head office in Copenhagen.
Spectrum Health is a not-for-profit health system in West Michigan offering a full continuum of care through the Spectrum Health Hospital Group, which is comprised of nine hospitals including Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, a state of the art children’s hospital that opened in January 2011, and 190 service sites; the Spectrum Health Medical Group and West Michigan Heart, physician groups totaling more than 600 providers; and Priority Health, a health plan with 625,000 members. Spectrum Health is West Michigan’s largest employer with more than 18,000 employees. In 2011 and 2010, Spectrum Health was named a Top 10 Health System by Thomson Reuters. The healthcare system’s vision is to become the national leader for health by 2020. To achieve that goal, Spectrum Health adopted five core values: excellence, integrity, compassion, teamwork and respect. Those values are reflected in every aspect of the business, including information technology.
As a university hospital in the Swiss healthcare system, Inselspital is a center of medical expertise, high technology and a forum for scholarship and research. Founded in 1354, the hospital known as “Insel” to locals offers highly specialized, tertiary medical services, including transplants. It is known for its highly developed interdisciplinary reach and high-quality interpersonal care. Every year, Insel’s staff of 7,700 staff members treat a total of more than 333,000 patients.