Minneapolis (February 22, 2017) - Coloplast, a global medical device company and leader in intimate healthcare needs, has been awarded a group purchasing agreement for Wound Care and Skin Care with Premier Inc. effective April 1, 2017. This new agreement allows Premier members, at their discretion, to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Premier for Coloplast Wound and Skin Care Products.
“We are extremely honored that Premier Inc. has once again chosen to partner with Coloplast for Wound and Skin Care. Coloplast shares Premiers core values to improve patient outcomes and provide value to its customers,” said Thomas Vigso, Vice President, US Wound and Skin Care at Coloplast.
The agreement is effective for three years beginning April 1, 2017. Premier is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 3,750 U.S. hospitals and 130,000 other providers to transform healthcare. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, advisory and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost.
About Coloplast Skin Care
Coloplast manufactures and distributes a broad portfolio of US made skin care products that cleanse, moisturize, and protect against skin breakdown and other forms of skin damage. Coloplast products can be used by patients of all ages from neonate to geriatric and are comprised of minimal ingredients and can be used as part of a simplified formulary.
Coloplast products include the unique Bedside-Care® EasiCleanse™ bathing solution, the market leading InterDry® moisture-wicking fabric with antimicrobial silver, as well as the established Sween® 24 once-a-day moisturizing body cream and Critic-Aid® Clear moisture barrier ointment.
About Coloplast Wound Care
Coloplast manufactures a broad portfolio of Advanced Wound Care products that can be used across the full spectrum of wounds and patients.
Coloplast Products include the Biatain® Silicone wound dressing, Comfeel® Hydrocolloid dressing, Biatain® Alginate, Biatain® Super Absorbent dressing and the Physiotulle® contact layer.
Danish medical device company Coloplast develops products and services designed to make life easier for people with very personal and private medical conditions. Coloplast listens to end-users to better understand their needs and responds by bringing the best ideas to market in the form of medical devices and service solutions. www.coloplast.us/about-coloplast.
Coloplast’s businesses include ostomy care, urology care, continence care, wound and skin care. For four consecutive years, Coloplast has received global recognition for having the best corporate reputation among patients (PatientView, 2012-15), twice for Most Ethical (Ethisphere Institute, 2012-13) and also the Most Sustainable (StoreBrand Bank) company.
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