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Kodak Signs Contract With MedAssets Supply Chain Systems for Secure Email Services


May 18, 2006

ROCHESTER, NY, May 18 -- Eastman Kodak Company announced MedAssets Supply Chain Systems has signed an agreement that makes Kodak’s Secure Email Services available to more than 25,000 MedAssets customers.

Under the multi-year agreement, MedAssets’ customers may begin purchasing KODAK Secure Email Services (SES) to help expedite secure communications between healthcare organizations and their business partners.

With a seamless approach, Kodak has developed this solution to address all HIPAA compliance issues for electronic data exchange for both healthcare organizations and their partners such as associated physicians, diagnostic imaging centers, clinics and insurance carriers.

Kodak’s innovative software and service encrypts e-mail messages and attachments enabling physicians, patients, providers and other authorized users to share patient information securely over the Internet. SES provides not only email encryption, but a fully integrated solution that includes anti virus, malicious code checks, anti-spam and electronic postmark.

Developed with Aliroo, Ltd., Kodak provides a complete security system to include protection for internal email, inbound and outbound corporate email along with any type of attachment.

“By enabling our customers to implement a user-friendly digital platform for securely exchanging confidential patient information via the Internet, we are taking another major step forward in improving communication among healthcare professionals to enhance patient care,” said Nadia LaFlam, Director of Executive Services, MedAssets Supply Chain Systems.

MedAssets’ customers include acute care hospitals, surgery centers, diagnostic imaging centers and other alternate care sites.

About MedAssets
MedAssets, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, improves healthcare providers’ margin and cash flow through revenue cycle and supply chain initiatives as well as decision support technology and services. For more information about MedAssets go to or contact Gary Johnson, corporate senior vice president of Marketing and Marketing Services, 100 North Point Center East, Suite 200, Alpharetta, GA 30022.

About Kodak’s Health Group
Kodak’s Health Group, with 2005 revenues of $2.65 billion, is a world leader in supplying the medical and dental professions with advanced healthcare products, services and information technology solutions. Its broad portfolio includes picture archiving and communications systems (PACS), radiology information systems (RIS), healthcare information systems, computed radiography (CR) and digital radiography (DR) systems, laser imagers, mammography and oncology systems, x-ray film systems, dental imaging products, and a range of consulting—as well as repair and maintenance—services.

Kodak is the world’s foremost imaging innovator, providing leading products and services to not only healthcare customers, but to the photographic and graphic communications markets. With sales of $14.3 billion in 2005, the company is committed to a digitally oriented growth strategy focused on helping people better use meaningful images and information in their life and work. Consumers use Kodak’s system of digital and traditional image capture products and services to take, print and share their pictures anytime, anywhere; Businesses effectively communicate with customers worldwide using Kodak solutions for prepress, conventional and digital printing and document imaging; and Creative Professionals rely on Kodak technology to uniquely tell their story through moving or still images.

For more information about Kodak’s Health Group, contact your Kodak representative or visit

About Aliroo
Aliroo is an international developer of innovative enterprise Information and Internet security solutions. Utilizing the company’s advanced technologies, organizations are able to install e-mail security and e-mail privacy policies (HIPAA compliance, GLBA requirements, Basle II, Sarbanes Oxley, etc.), including anti-virus protection, digital signatures, content filtering, and data protection on client computers using Aliroo’s unique access control, encryption, and cryptography products. The company’s products are distributed in Europe and the US through Aliroo’s partners, including IBM and Kodak. For more information about Aliroo, visit


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