ConvaTec Signs New National Agreements with Vizient, Inc.
Three new agreements awarded for stoma care, bowel management and patient skin care categories
LUXEMBOURG (May 3, 2016) — ConvaTec today announced that it has finalized three new national agreements with Vizient, Inc. for Stoma Care, Bowel Management and Patient Skin Care. ConvaTec is a leading global medical products and technologies company; Vizient is the largest member-owned health care company in the U.S.
All three agreements will be effective starting July 1, 2016 for a period of three years for Vizient members currently accessing the legacy Novation contract portfolio.
“At ConvaTec, we exist to improve the lives of the people we touch, many of whom rely on us to help them lead a more normal life,” said Tim Moran, President, Americas at ConvaTec. “We’re proud to continue our long-standing relationship with Vizient. These new agreements demonstrate our commitment to meeting patients’ needs with advanced technologies and best-in-class products and services in these three important areas of healthcare.”
ConvaTec is a global medical products and technologies company with leading market positions in wound therapeutics, ostomy care, continence and critical care, and infusion devices. ConvaTec’s products provide a range of clinical and economic benefits, including infection prevention, protection of at-risk skin, improved patient outcomes and reduced total cost of care. The company is owned by Nordic Capital and Avista Capital Partners. More information is available at www.convatec.com.
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