Group purchasing organization Novation inked a pair of new contracts with medical device companies AccuVein and MYCO.
Group Purchasing Organizations (GPO)
Group purchasing organization Premier healthcare alliance signed a deal with Ivera Medical for disinfection devices. The contract makes Ivera the sole service provider for the GPO’s 2,900-hospital network for 3 years.
San Diego, Calif.-based Ivera will provide its line of Curos products, passive disinfection devices for needle-less IV valves and male-luer connectors.
Premier healthcare alliance is eying an initial public offering worth up to $100 million, according to documents filed this week with the SEC. The group purchasing organization has yet to release the number of shares or the final price range for the offering.
Premier Healthcare Alliance awarded several new contracts for drug-eluting stents, traditional stents and other intervention products to 8 heavy hitters in the cardiology space.
Olympus America, a Center Valley, Pa.-based commercial camera and medical supply maker, landed a contract to supply surgical tools to members of group purchasing organization Premier healthcare alliance.
Broadline Medical Inc., a Richmond, Calif.-based medical supplies maker, won a contract to supply sponges and towels to group purchasing organization Premier healthcare alliance.
The GPO is touting the deal as part of its diversity program to help female, minority and veteran-owned businesses. The program, called SEEDS (Sourcing Education & Enrichment for Diverse & Small Suppliers) has 4 existing members.
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — House GOP-ers are looking to rewrite the so-called "doc fix," replacing Medicare’s sustainable growth rate fomula with a physician performance incentive program.
The 70-page proposal claims to improve quality and efficiency in the healthcare system with a physician reimbursement system that would start with 5 years of consistent Medicare payments.