SAN DIEGO, Jan. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Access Scientific, a privately held medical device manufacturer of the "evidence based, best in class" POWERWAND catheters, was awarded an agreement with Intalere as a supplier of its valued Intalere Choice program.
Intalere is a leading group purchasing and total cost management organization that serves 3,716 acute care facilities nationwide along with 37,356 clinics and 11,598 long term care facilities. For premium products, Intralere offers Intalere Choice to provide their members the highest quality medical products in growing sectors such as vascular access. The agreement became effective Dec. 1, 2016.
The agreement provides Intalere Choice member facilities access to Access Scientific's proprietary line of POWERWAND catheters, which have demonstrated unparalleled performance in clinical outcomes:
- 3Fr, 4Fr and 5Fr (16Ga, 17Ga and 19Ga) catheter offering
- Reduce overall central lines and central line days
- 12,000 catheter-days with no bloodstream infection
- Highest flow rates
- Excellent blood drawability
- Cost savings (clinical and material)
The POWERWAND line of catheters has been proven to help facilities reduce central line days and CLABSIs while improving quality care at a lower cost, all of which are core to value-based purchasing.
"The Access team looks forward to partnering with Intalere and their members to improve patient care and lower the overall cost of care through implementation of our evidence-based Powerwand products and processes," said Phil Royston, President of Access Scientific.
About Access Scientific, LLC
Access Scientific is dedicated to the development and commercialization of breakthrough, proprietary devices that make vascular access safer for patients and reduce the cost of care. The company pioneered the power-injectable midline market with the POWERWAND™. Made of proprietary ChronoFlex™ C, the POWERWAND midline has been the proven, evidence based, best-in-class, with over 12,000 catheter-days of published scientific data attesting to the lowest complication rate and highest completion-of-therapy rate of any vascular access device ever studied. The POWERWAND offers a unique approach to reducing hospital-acquired infections. Visit www.accessscientific.com to learn more.
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SOURCE Access Scientific, LLC