Teleflex awarded group purchasing contract with Vizient for non-tunnelled central venous catheters


Teleflex has announced a new three-year product category contract with Vizient for non-tunnelled central venous catheters. Vizient is the largest member-driven health care performance improvement company in the USA.

The new agreement for non-tunnelled central venous catheters, which became effective on 1 August, 2017, provides Vizient’s members increased savings on contracts that offer Teleflex’s wide range of catheter kits, which are designed to protect patients against unnecessary catheter related complications.

“Teleflex is pleased to offer such an extensive line of products to Vizient members,” said Jake Newman, vice president and general manager, Vascular Access, Teleflex. “Agreements like these demonstrate our commitment to working with all parties in the healthcare system to offer technology at increased savings that helps clinicians improve outcomes while reducing healthcare costs.”

Vizient’s diverse membership base includes academic medical centres, paediatric facilities, community hospitals, integrated health delivery networks and non-acute health care providers and represents more than US$100 billion in annual purchasing volume.


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