Getinge Enters New Agreement with HealthTrust to Provide Hospitals and Healthcare Systems Access to Portfolio of Infection Control Solutions

Leading group purchasing organization (GPO) with over 1,600 hospital partners will now have access to Getinge sterilizers and washers

Getinge announced that it has been awarded an infection control contract from HealthTrust, a national group purchasing organization (GPO) and performance improvement authority for healthcare.

This contract will bring Getinge’s innovative infection control product portfolio to HealthTrust members for the first time in over a decade.

“We are proud that HealthTrust has awarded their respected infection control contract to Getinge,” said Patricia Fitch, President of Getinge North America. “This will give HealthTrust members easier access to our full breadth of infection control solutions that can help to improve the safety and efficiency of sterile processing departments.”

This contract will give HealthTrust members access to Getinge’s family of infection control products at a contract rate. These products and solutions include sterilizers like the GSS67N that are designed to optimize the sterile processing department with faster throughput and help maximize uptime through Getinge Online. The contract also includes a variety of washers including the Getinge S-8668TGetinge 9100E, and ultrasonic systems. These washers come equipped with features designed to help improve the speed, efficiency, and reliability of the sterile processing department.

“This contract highlights Getinge’s commitment to designing innovative solutions that meet the needs of our customers,” said John Pietrantoni, Vice President Corporate Accounts. “We have invested heavily in research and development to bring unique solutions to the marketplace that help maximize space at hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers (ASC), optimize automation and support sustainability goals.”

Getinge will offer individual consulting services to hospitals and healthcare systems that are looking to personalize their space and get the most out of their infection control solutions. Getinge’s products are designed to accommodate the department’s individualized needs such as space constraints, throughput, automation, and connectivity.

The company’s newest washers and sterilizers have been designed with the latest technology to monitor, record, and optimize water, energy, and consumables, like detergent consumption, visible through detailed process reports. This is designed to minimize environmental impact, and promote sustainability throughout all sterile processing processes.

“This contract is a reflection of our commitment to delivering sustainable products and solutions to hospital systems to improve workflows and aid in the safety of patients and healthcare workers,” said Ms. Fitch. “We are excited for the thousands of HealthTrust members who now have special access to our infection control product portfolio.”

Medical Device News Magazine
Medical Device News Magazine provides our readership with breaking medical device / biotechnology news. Our subscribers include medical specialists, device industry executives, investors, and other allied health professionals, as well as patients who are interested in researching various medical devices. We hope you find value in our easy-to-read publication and its overall objectives! Medical Device News Magazine is a division of PTM Healthcare Marketing, Inc. Pauline T. Mayer is the managing editor.

More News!

“It’s exciting to be one of the first two hospitals in Europe to use Stryker’s Mixed Reality Guidance System,” said Professor Berhouet. “I am also pleased to be leading a pilot study to investigate the safety and effectiveness of this new technology, alongside three other centres in France.”
The KnowU incorporates the sensor that the Company plans to submit to the FDA for clearance. This proprietary sensor has been tested and proven stable and accurate in the lab setting. It was included in the Company’s prototype to validate stability outside of the lab, and is now miniaturized and wearable.
The ArthroFree system is the first FDA-cleared wireless camera for arthroscopy and general endoscopy, both areas of minimally invasive surgery. The system is designed to help surgeons work with aximum dexterity and focus.
The project, which was led by the University of Southern California, included large increases in representation among men of African, Hispanic and Asian ancestries, that were contributed in part by an ongoing collaboration between the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and DOE reports Argonne.
This innovative software turns smartphones into medical-grade stethoscopes, allowing people to capture, analyze, and share critical heart health data with medical personnel from the comfort of any location notes Sparrow BioAcoustics.

By using this website you agree to accept Medical Device News Magazine Privacy Policy