One of 12 suppliers to receive the award this year, Coloplast was recognized for its support of Premier members through exceptional local customer service and engagement, value creation through clinical excellence and commitment to lower costs.
"We are very pleased Premier has chosen Coloplast as one of the Supplier Horizon Award recipients," said Ed Veome, senior vice president, North America Chronic Care. "This award recognizes our efforts in providing Premier members support, through our products and services, that align with our mission of making life easier for those with intimate healthcare needs."
Coloplast accepted the award at Premier's 2016 Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition on June 22.
"Coloplast supports Premier members by offering valuable products and services that help to lower supply chain costs and improve operating efficiencies," said Durral R. Gilbert, president of supply chain services, Premier. "We're honored to recognize them as a Horizon Award recipient."
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Danish medical device company Coloplast develops products and services designed to make life easier for people with very personal and private medical conditions. Coloplast starts by listening to the users to better understand their needs, and then responds by bringing the best ideas to market in the form of medical devices and service solutions.
Coloplast's businesses include ostomy care, urology care, continence care, and 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 being the Most Ethical (Ethisphere Institute, 2012-13) and also for being the Most Sustainable (StoreBrand Bank) company.
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