Hollister Incorporated Named a NOVAKIDS Signature Supplier to Expand Access to Pediatric Ostomy Products

Aug 11, 2015, 08:35 ET from Hollister Incorporated

CHICAGO, Aug. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollister Incorporated, a global healthcare products and services company, has been awarded a Signature Supplier contract in Novation's NOVAKIDS™ Novation's Pediatric Supply Chain Program to provide pediatric patients in hospitals around the United States with ostomy products, educational materials and support services.

NOVAKIDS brings together quality pediatric products and services offered throughout Novation's national contracts and programs into a highly focused solution. NOVAKIDS provides support that helps the members and affiliates Novation serves to significantly enhance organizational effectiveness, reduce supply spend and advance supply chain efficiencies that lead to extraordinary care for the smallest patients.

"Hollister Incorporated is honored to be the only awarded Signature Supplier of neonatal and pediatric ostomy products for NOVAKIDS," explained Chad Ruston, General Manager, Ostomy Sales. "Our company is proud to provide quality pediatric ostomy products that deliver clinical value and educational support to young patients."

Diverse portfolio of pediatric products
The Hollister Incorporated portfolio of one- and two-piece products, along with a range of educational materials and patient services, are designed to help promote positive outcomes for preemies, infants, toddlers and adolescents. The Hollister Pouchkins pediatric pouching system, for example, is designed to provide small children and their caregivers with a sense of security during what can be a stressful time. 

Education and support services for as long as needed
Additionally, Hollister Incorporated offers a variety of education options, like Shadow Buddies. These instructional dolls are specially made for children who have had or will have ostomy surgery. They are a great teaching tool to help with education and care giving.

Throughout their care, patients and families have access to Secure Start services from Hollister Incorporated. The service provides personalized support for every patient along the continuum of care for as long as needed. Enrollment gives families access to:

  • Dedicated support from a Secure Start Lifetime Service Coordinator;
  • Supplier options and insurance education based on needs; and
  • Customized resources, including access to a Secure Start Wound, Ostomy and Continence (WOC) nurse.

Learn more about Hollister Pouchkins pediatric pouching system, Secure Start services and other products and services for preemies, infants, toddlers and adolescents at Hollister.com.

About Hollister Incorporated
Hollister Incorporated is an independently owned company that develops, manufactures, and markets healthcare products and services worldwide. The company manufactures products for ostomy care, continence care, critical care, and wound care, and also develops educational support materials for patients and healthcare professionals. Hollister Incorporated has been serving healthcare professionals, patients, and consumers for nearly ninety-five years, and is committed to making life more rewarding and dignified for people who use the company's products and services. To learn more, visit Hollister.com.

About Novation, Recipient of the Ethisphere Institute's Ethics Inside Certification
Novation is the nation's leading health care services company, focused on revolutionizing operational performance for more than 100,000 members and affiliates of VHA Inc., UHC, Children's Hospital Association and Provista LLC. Novation's progressive approach to cost performance, data and intelligence, and integrated advisory solutions helps health care providers envision and advance new models of cost-effective, high-quality care. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Novation is committed to the highest standards of ethical behavior and twice has been honored with the Ethisphere Institute's coveted Ethics Inside® Certification, and has been named four years consecutively to Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies list. To learn more about Novation, please visit novationco.com and follow @NovationNews on Twitter.

The Hollister logo, Hollister, Pouchkins and Secure Start services are trademarks of Hollister Incorporated. All other trademarks and copyrights are the property of their respective owners.  ©2015 Hollister Incorporated

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