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Medtech's top stent-makers land SharedClarity contracts

July 29, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Healthcare-provider alliance SharedClarity signs some of medtech's biggest firms to land specialized pricing for peripheral stents.

Medtech's top stent-makers land SharedClarity contracts

Four of medtech's biggest firms agreed to offer peripheral stents at specialized prices to members of SharedClarity, an organization formed through the alliance of some of the country's largest health insurance and care providers.

GPO: Teleflex deepens surgical partnership with Amerinet

July 23, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Teleflex plans to offer its surgical devices at exclusive rates to Amerinet members in a new agreement between the healthcare companies.

Teleflex deepends surgical partnership with Amerinet

Technology giant Teleflex (NYSE:TFX) announced this week that it signed a new agreement to provide its surgical devices at special rates to members of Amerinet.

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GPO Premier launches real-time medtech pricing app | On Call

June 27, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Premier cuts the ribbon on a new medical device pricing app that lets users access prices for thousands of medical devices in real time. On Call

MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Medical device group purchasing giant Premier Inc. announced the launch of its PremierConnect Price Connect smartphone app, connecting healthcare providers with pricing on thousands of medical devices and supplies in real time.

Aptitude's online marketplace has $10 billion in hospital buying power. What does that mean for medtech?

June 3, 2014 by Brian Johnson

Executives from Aptitude, the online medical device marketplace that aims to be the of medtech, check in with about its 1st year in business and how medical device salespeople can use it to their advantage.

Aptitude adds over 100 hospitals to portfolio

The goal of aptitude LLC, the marketplace for medical device companies and hospitals, is to reduce costs while speeding up contracting in the healthcare supply chain for buyers and sellers of medical equipment.

GPOs: Premier touts $11B in member savings

February 14, 2014 by Chris Walker

Group purchasing organization Premier Inc. claims to have saved its members roughly $11.7 billion over 5 years.

GPOs: Premier touts $11B in member savings

Premier Inc. (NSDQ:PINC) said it helped its Quest collaborative hospitals save roughly $11.7 billion and avoid more than 136,000 deaths since 2008.

GPO: KCI lands nod from Novation

January 27, 2014 by Chris Walker

KCI's V.A.C. Ulta and Prevena therapies received 'Innovative Technology' designations from Novation, putting the devices in a elite class within the group-purchasing organization's lexicon of devices.

GPOs: KCI lands nod from Novation

Kinetic Concepts' V.A.C. Ulta therapy and Prevena incision management system were awarded Novation's "Innovative Technology" designation, putting the devices in an elite category within the group purchasing organization's catalog.

Novation, which represents close to 100,000 healthcare providers, awarded the designations at its annual Innovative Technology Expo, where products were evaluated and reviewed by hospital member-led councils.

GPOs: Mazor, RTI Surgical land supply deals

January 21, 2014 by Chris Walker

Mazor Robotics links up with an unnamed group purchasing giant, while RTI Surgical joins forces with Yankee Alliance Members.

GPOs: Mazor, RTI Surgical land supply deals

Mazor Robotics (NSDQ:MZOR) announced a deal with an unnamed group purchasing organization for its flagship Renaissance robotic surgery system.

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