|[January 17, 2013]
Teleflex Signs New Agreement with HealthTrust to Provide Comprehensive Line of Ligation Products
LIMERICK, Pa. --(Business Wire)--
Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX), a leading global provider of medical
devices for critical care and surgery, has announced being awarded a new
agreement for its line of ligation products with HealthTrust, a
healthcare group purchasing organization.
The agreement was effective Dec. 1, 2012 and will provide HealthTrust's
1,400 hospital members access to Teleflex's comprehensive line of
ligation products including reliable Weck® branded Horizon™,
Auto Endo5® and Hem-o-lok® products. Weck branded
products also enhance the benefit to member facilities by providing an
extensive applier warranty for open and endoscopic surgical appliers.
"We are pleased to continue our relationship with HealthTrust to promote
our goal of enhancing patient safety and providing superior surgical
products," said Jay White, President and General Manager, Surgical
Division of Teleflex. "Providing our extensive line of trusted ligation
products to this group of healthcare professionals also enables us to
improve provider safety, another primary focus we take seriously."
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 oucomes
and enhance patient and provider safety. Headquartered in Limerick, PA,
Teleflex employs approximately 11,100 people worldwide and serves
healthcare providers in more than 130 countries. Additional information
about Teleflex can be obtained from the company's website at teleflex.com.
headquartered in Brentwood, Tenn., is a group purchasing organization
that supports nearly 1,400 not-for-profit and for-profit acute care
facilities, as well as 10,600 ambulatory surgery centers, physician
practices and alternate care sites. With an annual purchasing volume by
its members of more than $21 billion, HealthTrust is committed to
obtaining the best price for clinically recommended products, ensuring
their timely delivery, and continuously evaluating and improving its
services to the patients, physicians and clinicians it serves.
HealthTrust is closely integrated with the provider-proven capabilities
of Parallon Business Solutions (www.parallon.net)
which include revenue cycle and business process expertise, workforce
management solutions, supply chain services and technology solutions.
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.
Teleflex, Endo5, Hem-o-lok, Horizon and Weck are trademarks or
registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates. ©2013
Teleflex Incorporated. All rights reserved. 2012-1505.
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