Sodexo has acquired the award-winning MTS Health Limited to expand its business in the healthcare sector.
Founded in 1999, MTS Health are the UK’s leading provider of Medical Equipment Asset Management with expertise in clinical engineering – a biomedical speciality to use technology to optimise healthcare delivery.
MTS Health specialises in strategic equipment planning, procurement; clinical engineering and medical equipment asset management. Leaders in their field, MTS mobilises professional teams of clinical scientists; clinical engineers; CIPS procurement and project managers.
The company is currently involved in the Government’s high-profile Health Infrastructure Plan and has recently won a significant operational project delivering clinical engineering services across 91 healthcare sites.
MTS Health has successfully commissioned more than 30 large hospital redevelopments throughout the UK during its two-decade tenure and were recently awarded the BBH Clinicians Choice Award.
The acquisition enables Sodexo to build on existing business in the USA and Asia Pacific regions, and MTS Health’s wealth of technical knowledge and operational experience to enhance services for clients in the UK & Ireland.
Stuart Winters, CEO Healthcare, Sodexo UK and Ireland, said: “The acquisition of MTS Health and their teams joining the Sodexo family is exciting and I look forward to the opportunities it will bring. Clinical engineering and Healthcare Technology services are at the forefront of our Healthcare strategy for the UK & Ireland and this acquisition will allow us to build on that ambition.
At Sodexo, we work side by side with our clients to improve outcomes in a way that creates value for patients, providers and the communities we serve and so to be able to provide first class leading equipment asset management services to our clients is key to achieving this.
MTS Health will continue to be led by Caroline Finlay and Ruth Strickland in their role as Chief Operating Officers.
Caroline Finlay, Chief Operating Officer, stated: “This is a fantastic opportunity for us to be working with the Sodexo Group family, to realise our ambitions to grow the healthcare technology business, with the NHS; for the NHS and Healthcare providers.”
Ruth Strickland, Chief Operating Officer, continued: Working with Sodexo will ensure that we can continue to invest in our talented personnel, and maximise the benefits of technology as digital hospitals are created, whilst retaining our “client first” approach.”