LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., Nov. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollister Incorporated, a global healthcare products and services company, was awarded two competitive-bid, group-purchasing contracts with Premier Inc. Premier is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 3,750 U.S. hospitals and 130,000 other providers to improve health for communities.
The contracts include a dual-source agreement for selling ostomy products within Premier's Enterostomal Therapy Products category, and a sole-source agreement for providing Hollister ostomy products to Premier's ASCEND members (who receive group purchasing programs, tiers and prices specifically negotiated for them). In the first, dual-source agreement, Hollister and one other supplier were selected. In the second, sole-source agreement, Hollister was the only vendor selected from several.
Effective January 1, 2017, all Premier members can take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Premier for products in its Enterostomal Therapy Products category. Premier members selected the awarded suppliers based on their ability to meet clinical performance criteria.
"We are honored that Premier has selected our ostomy product portfolio," said Carolin Archibald, vice president, United States & Canada for Hollister Incorporated. "Our ostomy products address individual needs of clinicians and patients, and will add meaningful value to Premier's offerings."
Broad portfolio of ostomy care products
Hollister Ostomy Care provides products, resources and services that allow people to resume their lifestyles after ostomy surgery. From the CeraPlus™ skin barrier that helps to maintain healthy peristomal skin to the one- and two-piece pouching systems and related accessories, the Hollister ostomy portfolio meets the unique needs of the people who use them.
About Hollister Incorporated
Hollister Incorporated is an independent, employee-owned company that develops, manufactures, and markets healthcare products and services worldwide. The company develops and manufactures products for ostomy care, continence care and wound care, and also develops educational support materials for patients and healthcare professionals. Hollister Incorporated has been serving healthcare professionals and consumers for 95 years and is committed to making life more rewarding and dignified for people who use its products and services. Headquartered in Libertyville, Illinois, Hollister has manufacturing and distribution centers on three continents and sells in more than 80 markets around the world. www.Hollister.com.
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