B. Braun Awarded Premier Healthcare Alliance Contract for Dual-Source IV Only Supplier That Offers a Full Line of IV Containers Not Made With PVC, DEHP and Latex; 2,900 U.S. Health Institutions to Have Access

BETHLEHEM, Pa., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun) announced today that it has been selected by Premier, a collaborative nationwide healthcare alliance of approximately 2,900 hospitals and health systems, with a dual-source IV Solutions contract award through January 31, 2020.

"B.Braun's long-term investment in the IV product space has been rewarded, recognized and valued by the Premier membership," said Scott Quilty, Corporate Vice President at B.Braun.

Through these new contracts, Premier members can benefit from B.Braun's IV fluids, bag-based drug delivery and TPN nutrition along with its leading line of needle-free devices and IV sets, and its multiple platforms of infusion pump technology.

"This recognition from Premier is significant as it underscores B.Braun's ability to produce and deliver environmentally friendly, high-quality, IV solution containers," said Quilty. "We are confident that Premier members will benefit from our full range of IV products, which are designed to enhance both clinician and patient safety," added Quilty.

In a highly competitive IV marketplace, B.Braun has seized the leadership role with its product development and investment across a range of products that are vital to our customers and the patients that our customers care for on a daily basis.

About B. Braun

B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun), a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, develops, manufactures, and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry. The Company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety. Guided by its "Sharing Expertise®" philosophy, B.Braun continuously exchanges knowledge with customers, partners and clinicians to address the critical issues of improving care and lowering costs.

The B.Braun Group of Companies in the U.S. includes B.Braun, Aesculap® and CAPS®. B.Braun's U.S. headquarters is located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The B.Braun Group of Companies employs more than 46,000 employees in more than 50 countries throughout the world. To learn more about B.Braun visit www.BBraunUSA.com.

SOURCE B. Braun Medical Inc.



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