Posey Company Awarded Innovative Technology Designation at Novation Innovative Technology Expo

Annual event identifies healthcare products that improve patient outcomes and enhance patient and provider safety

ARCADIA, Calif.--()--Posey Company announced that its Beveled Floor Cushion (6023) and Posey Partners™: The S.A.F.E. Approach to Falls Management was awarded the coveted Innovative Technology designation by Novation at its Innovative Technology Expo on Sept. 10, 2014, at the Irving Convention Center, Irving, Texas.

Both the Posey Beveled Floor Cushion and Posey Partners™: The S.A.F.E. Approach to Falls Management were awarded the Innovative Technology designation following a review by more than 200 attendees from hospitals around the United States who serve on a Novation council or task force and participated in the Expo. These key opinion leaders indicated the Posey Company’s Beveled Floor Cushion and S.A.F.E. Approach program offered incremental benefit over other products available on the market.

“Novation is committed to helping the providers we serve improve patient outcomes, and we are pleased that our Innovative Technology Expo serves as an avenue to advance our efforts,” said Olya Carter, RN and Senior Clinical Manager at Novation. “At this year’s event, we are pleased that representatives from Novation-served hospitals clearly recognized the potential of Posey’s Beveled Floor Cushion and the S.A.F.E. Approach to assist clinicians in improving patient safety and the overall patient experience.”

“Innovation and focus is what’s driving Posey’s next chapter of growth,” said Dale Clendon, President. “Our breath of experience in Falls Management, coupled with our ongoing investment in technologies is accelerating our ability to produce new solutions that will decrease total cost of care and best partner with our customers to improve processes and outcomes.”

This new designation will also identify Posey Company’s Beveled Floor Cushion and S.A.F.E. Approach program as awarded Innovative Technology products within Novation’s online contract catalog, which is accessible by the more than 100,000 members and affiliates of VHA Inc., UHC, Children's Hospital Association, and Provista served by Novation. This heightened visibility will encourage further consideration by members accessing this agreement.

To learn more about Novation's Innovative Technology program, visit www.novationco.com/expertise/technology.

Posey. Keeping Patients Safe and Secure for More than 75 Years.

Posey leads the industry in falls management products, services and expertise in patient safety. We offer a comprehensive range of innovative technologies and high-quality products to help your hospital minimize falls and related injuries. When you partner with Posey, you’ll benefit from much more than our extensive product line. Our wide array of educational and operational resources were created to help hospitals and clinicians share insights into timely and effective solutions that create a safe patient and caregiver environment. With more than 75 years of healthcare experience, you can trust the caliber of both our products and our support. Contact your Posey representative to learn more about how partnering with Posey can help you protect your patients, your standards of care and your bottom line. (800) 44-POSEY or www.posey.com

About Novation, Recipient of the Ethisphere Institute’s Ethics Inside Certification

Novation is the nation’s leading health care services company, focused on revolutionizing operational performance for more than 100,000 members and affiliates of VHA Inc., UHC, Children's Hospital Association and Provista LLC. Novation’s progressive approach to cost performance, data and intelligence, and integrated advisory solutions helps health care providers envision and advance new models of cost-effective, high-quality care. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Novation is committed to the highest standards of ethical behavior and twice has been honored with the Ethisphere Institute’s coveted Ethics Inside® Certification, and has been named three years consecutively to Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies list. To learn more about Novation, please visit novationco.com and follow @NovationNews on Twitter.

Contacts

Posey Company
Theresa Moretti, (626) 443-3143 x191
tmoretti@posey.com

Release Summary

Posey Company announced that its Beveled Floor Cushion (6023) and Posey Partners™: The S.A.F.E. Approach to Falls Management was awarded the coveted Innovative Technology designation by Novation.

Contacts

Posey Company
Theresa Moretti, (626) 443-3143 x191
tmoretti@posey.com