Awards and Recognition
IMS Receives National Service Award from AORN
The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) presented its 2013 Jerry G. Peers Distinguished Service Award to IMS at AORN Congress in San Diego.
IMS is among only a few companies to ever receive the prestigious award, which more typically goes to an outstanding professional in perioperative nursing.
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IMS Named a "Best Place to Work"
Based on a confidential survey completed by more than 200 Birmingham-based employees,
IMS has three times been named one of Birmingham's "Best Places to Work" among companies with more than 250 employees.
IMS Named One of Birmingham's "Healthiest" Employers
IMS was recognized as one of Birmingham, Ala.'s Healthiest Employers by the Birmingham
Business Journal in 2010, 2011 and 2012. IMS has established popular exercise, nutrition, and stress relief programs for
employees in Birmingham and Ft. Lauderdale. IMS has more than 1,000 employees nationwide, with approximately
300 in Birmingham and 100 in Ft. Lauderdale.
IMS Designated as Green Business
The Birmingham Business Alliance has identified IMS as a Green Business. This designation
was based on IMS' demonstrated commitment to environmentally safe and sustainable
business practices and operations and its commitment to ensuring that the greater
Birmingham region is environmentally healthy and viable.
Robinson Named CEO of Year
The Birmingham Business Journal on June 22, 2010 named IMS CEO Gene Robinson
Birmingham's Top CEO for companies that have between 100 and 750 employees.
IMS CEO Recognized as "Healthcare Hero"
Gene Robinson, CEO of IMS, was named a finalist for the Birmingham Business Journal's
annual Healthcare Heroes award. In an article published on Oct. 16, 2009, the newspaper
cited Robinson's use of IMS' business focus - refurbishing surgical instruments
- to aid the needy. "He is obviously a very bright businessman, but he is also somebody
who is led by compassion," said Gary Stephens, an executive with Mercy Ships. Mercy
Ships, whose hospital ship treats the medically underserved in Africa, is one of
the organizations that has benefited from Instruments of Mercy, a charity Robinson
founded to restore surgical
instruments for medical mission teams.
IMS Receives 2008 Best of Homewood Award
June 13, 2008 - (Birmingham, AL) - IMS® has been selected for the 2008 Best of Homewood Award in the Doctors Equipment & Supplies category by the U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA).
The USLBA "Best of Local Business" Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USLBA identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and community.
Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2008 USLBA Award Program focused on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the USLBA and data provided by third parties.
About Integrated Medical Systems International, Inc.
More than 2,000 healthcare facilities throughout the United States have partnered with IMS, the InstrumentReady™ company. Headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., with labs in Florida, Alabama, Arizona, and California, IMS employs more than 600 professionals nationwide. IMS is dedicated to helping healthcare facilities reach the highest level of instrument readiness using its InstrumentReady platform of people, teams, processes, services, technology, and infrastructure to ensure that instruments are ready when the surgical team is ready to operate. www.imsready.com
About U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA)
U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA) is a Washington D.C. based organization funded by local businesses operating in towns, large and small, across America. The purpose of USLBA is to promote local business through public relations, marketing and advertising.
The USLBA was established to recognize the best of local businesses in their community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations, chambers of commerce and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to be an advocate for small and medium size businesses and business entrepreneurs across America. Source: U.S. Local Business Association