BRENTWOOD, Tenn.--()--Excelsior Medical Corporation has achieved another significant milestone with the signing of a new preferred supplier contract with HealthTrust Purchasing Group for prefilled saline and heparin flush syringes and their SwabCap disinfection cap line of products, including SwabFlush, the only saline flush syringe that offers a SwabCap disinfection cap built into the syringe plunger.
“We are extremely pleased that HealthTrust has awarded this contract to Excelsior and that we will continue to have the privilege of serving HealthTrust’s members”
"We are pleased to continue our outstanding relationship with Excelsior and to make their state of the art products available to our members," says Fred Keller, VP of Sourcing for HealthTrust, adding "they have demonstrated the ability to develop industry leading products and to provide high level product support to our member clinicians, resulting in enhanced safety and better patient care. We believe the combination of these two Excelsior product lines under this agreement optimizes performance with the care and maintenance of needleless connectors."
"We are extremely pleased that HealthTrust has awarded this contract to Excelsior and that we will continue to have the privilege of serving HealthTrust’s members," says Excelsior Medical Corporation President and CEO, Steve Thornton. "This agreement will continue to benefit the many health care facilities that are members of the HealthTrust group purchasing organization."
About Excelsior Medical
Excelsior Medical Corporation is a privately held company with a primary focus on innovative catheter maintenance products that may reduce infection, medication errors and healthcare costs. The company makes SwabCap®, SwabKIT® and SwabFlush® for disinfection and protection of IV needleless connectors. Formed in 1989, Excelsior also manufactures and sells prefilled saline flush syringes, prefilled heparin flush and lock syringes, and syringe pump systems to customers throughout the world. For more information, call toll-free 800-487-4276 or access www.excelsiormedical.com.
About HealthTrust Purchasing Group
HealthTrust (www.healthtrustpg.com) is committed to strengthening provider performance and clinical excellence through an aligned membership model and the delivery of total cost management solutions, including supply chain solutions and a contract and service portfolio unparalleled in quality, scope and value. HealthTrust serves 1,400 acute care facilities, 800 surgery centers and members in more than 10,600 other locations including ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices and alternate care sites. Headquartered in Brentwood, Tenn., HealthTrust is closely integrated with the provider-proven capabilities of Parallon Business Solutions (www.parallon.net) which include workforce management solutions, revenue cycle and business process expertise and technology solutions.