SCO Group, Mardon form strategic alliances
The SCO Group Inc. and Mardon Healthcare Information System, of Mesa, Ariz., announced a strategic alliance for the rural healthcare market.

The alliance -- formed between 12 companies -- will offer Mardon clients an extended selection of options and systems, such as nationwide placement of medical staff, medical forms acquisition, document imaging, financial management and leasing, targeted marketing and e-communications, and total system engineering and integration.

The strategic partners in the alliance include: The SCO Group; DTR Business Systems; Blue Crown Funding; JNC Consultants; ICM, Poiema Systems; Communiform; Anderson & Bates Medical Search; MDE; Thornberry Ltd; and Pharmtrak.

"The goal of this alliance is to organize companies, like the SCO Group and others with whom we've been doing business for nearly 20 years, and focus our collective energies squarely on the unique issues facing rural American healthcare," said Mardon President & CEO Don McKeny.