WAYNE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX), a leading global provider of medical devices for critical care and surgery, has announced it has been awarded an agreement with Premier, Inc., a leading healthcare improvement company, for its ARROW® Dialysis Access portfolio.
“We are excited to be awarded this agreement as it not only allows hospitals access to our current dialysis portfolio, but also gives them the opportunity to access future dialysis product releases, such as the ARROW-Clark™ VectorFlow™ Chronic Hemodialysis Catheter,” said Linda Beneze, President and General Manager, Specialty Division. “We look forward to working with Premier to promote our broad portfolio of dialysis products.”
The new Premier Dialysis Agreement will begin Nov. 1, 2014 and is a multi-supplier three year agreement. While this agreement provides access to the ARROW® Dialysis Access Product portfolio, it also includes an infusion port enhancement that offers Premier membership special pricing for the ARROW® Polysite® Low-Profile Hybrid Port product line.
About Teleflex Incorporated
Teleflex is a leading global provider of specialty medical devices for a range of procedures in critical care and surgery. Our mission is to provide solutions that enable healthcare providers to improve outcomes and enhance patient and provider safety. Headquartered in Wayne, PA, Teleflex employs approximately 11,500 people worldwide and serves healthcare providers in more than 150 countries. Additional information about Teleflex can be obtained from the company's website at teleflex.com.
About Premier, Inc.
Premier, Inc. is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 3,000 U.S. hospitals and 110,000 other providers to transform healthcare. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, and advisory and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost. Premier, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient, plays a critical role in the rapidly evolving healthcare industry, collaborating with members to co-develop long-term innovations that reinvent and improve the way care is delivered to patients nationwide. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier is passionate about transforming American healthcare. Please visit Premier’s news and investor sites on www.premierinc.com; as well as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, Foursquare and Premier’s blog for more information about the company.
Any statements contained in this press release that do not describe historical facts may constitute forward-looking statements. Any forward-looking statements contained herein are based on our management's current beliefs and expectations, but are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and changes in circumstances, which may cause actual results or company actions to differ materially from what is expressed or implied by these statements. These risks and uncertainties are identified and described in more detail in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K.
Polysite is a trademark or registered trademark of Perouse Medical SAS.
VectorFlow is a trademark or registered trademark of Aegis Medical Technologies, LLC.
Teleflex, Arrow and Arrow-Clark are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates. © 2014 Teleflex Incorporated. All rights reserved. MC-000748