Nihon Kohden (TYO:6849) said Tuesday they signed a 3-year group purchase order agreement with healthcare service company Novation. The deal positions Japan-based Nihon Kohden to provide Novation with sleep assessment and neurodiagnostic services and equipment. The contract became effective July 1st, according to the companies. “We are honored to be a partner with Novation, as our […]
Lombard Medical Technologies (NSDQ:EVAR) said today that it inked a 3-year supply deal with Novation for its Aorfix endovascular stent graft. Irving, Texas-based Novation is a group purchasing organization that serves more than 100,000 members and affiliates in the U.S., Lombard said, including VHA Inc., UHC, Children’s Hospital Assn. and Provista LLC. "Based on a thorough […]
The goal of aptitude LLC, the Amazon.com-style 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.
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.
Aptitude LLC said it inked a deal with the Northeast Purchasing Coalition for online direct contracting for more than 100 hospitals.
Aptitude is an online marketplace aimed at streamlining the hospital purchasing process by connecting medical device suppliers with their counterparts in the hospital industry. The company is a spinout of Irving, Texas-based group purchasing organization Novation.
The deal calls for the Limerick, Pa.-based medical device company to provide its complete line of Arrow intra-aortic balloon catheters and pumps. The agreement is slated to begin Jan. 1, 2014.
Group purchasing organization Novation inked a pair of new contracts with medical device companies AccuVein and MYCO.
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.
Premier Diagnostic, a medical imaging and diagnostic company, signed a letter of intent with Siemens (NYSE:SI) to distribute imaging devices in China. The agreement will provide Premier with lease financing for MRI and PET/CT equipment to open another Center for Advanced Diagnostics in the People’s Republic.