Senior Technologies, Inc. Joins Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC

Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. and LINCOLN, Neb., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior
 Technologies, Inc., manufacturer of the WanderGuard(R) departure alert system,
 WanderGuard(R) locks and TABS(R) mobility monitors, has joined Global
 Healthcare Exchange (GHX), LLC as a supplier member.
     Through GHX, Senior Technologies, Inc. customers will be able to order
 their fall management products online when they order their hospital supplies.
 "GHX gives us the ability to serve our hospital customers directly with fast
 delivery response on TABS products," explains John Brasch, president of Senior
 Technologies, Inc.  GHX's multiple connectivity options and the creation and
 ongoing maintenance of its online catalog will assist Senior Technologies in
 continuing to improve its service to its hospital members.
     "We are excited to welcome Senior Technologies, Inc. to our team of
 supplier members.  Senior Technologies will add another important facet to our
 broad array of products and enhance our industry standard, verified and
 connected online product catalog," says GHX President Mike Mahoney.
 
     About Senior Technologies, Inc.
     Senior Technologies, Inc. manufactures products designed to help (1)
 reduce risk and (2) make patients safer.  TABS mobility monitors serve as an
 important fall management tool for hospitals.  The monitors sound an alarm
 when a monitored patient gets up from a bed, chair or wheelchair.  Models are
 available for pressure pad monitoring, cord and clip monitoring, or patented
 dual monitoring.
     Senior Technologies also manufactures the WanderGuard system which alerts
 staff when a wanderer exits through a monitored door or hallway.  WanderGuard
 magnetic locks integrate easily with the WanderGuard system, or can be used
 alone on doors that need extra security.
 
     About Global Healthcare Exchange
     Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) provides business-to-business
 procurement solutions for the healthcare industry.  Utilizing Internet-based
 technology, the company seamlessly integrates hospitals and suppliers, thereby
 improving efficiencies and adding value throughout the supply chain.  GHX
 provides single-source ordering and tracking for both medical and non-medical
 products.  The privately held company was founded in March 2000 and now
 comprises more than 80 supplier members and 230 hospital members.  Equity
 members of GHX include Johnson & Johnson, GE Medical Systems, Baxter
 International Inc., Abbott Laboratories, Medtronic Inc., Becton Dickinson and
 Co., Boston Scientific Corporation, C.R. Bard Inc., Guidant Corporation,
 Siemens Medical Solutions and Tyco International, Ltd. For more information,
 visit www.ghx.com.
 
     For further information please contact Lisa Miller,
 lmiller@brwlegrand.com, or Jason Rodman, both of BRW LeGrand, 303-298-8470,
 for GHX; or Shannon Anderson of Senior Technologies, Inc., 402-475-4002, ext.
 3512.
 
 

SOURCE Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC
    WESTMINSTER, Colo. and LINCOLN, Neb., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior
 Technologies, Inc., manufacturer of the WanderGuard(R) departure alert system,
 WanderGuard(R) locks and TABS(R) mobility monitors, has joined Global
 Healthcare Exchange (GHX), LLC as a supplier member.
     Through GHX, Senior Technologies, Inc. customers will be able to order
 their fall management products online when they order their hospital supplies.
 "GHX gives us the ability to serve our hospital customers directly with fast
 delivery response on TABS products," explains John Brasch, president of Senior
 Technologies, Inc.  GHX's multiple connectivity options and the creation and
 ongoing maintenance of its online catalog will assist Senior Technologies in
 continuing to improve its service to its hospital members.
     "We are excited to welcome Senior Technologies, Inc. to our team of
 supplier members.  Senior Technologies will add another important facet to our
 broad array of products and enhance our industry standard, verified and
 connected online product catalog," says GHX President Mike Mahoney.
 
     About Senior Technologies, Inc.
     Senior Technologies, Inc. manufactures products designed to help (1)
 reduce risk and (2) make patients safer.  TABS mobility monitors serve as an
 important fall management tool for hospitals.  The monitors sound an alarm
 when a monitored patient gets up from a bed, chair or wheelchair.  Models are
 available for pressure pad monitoring, cord and clip monitoring, or patented
 dual monitoring.
     Senior Technologies also manufactures the WanderGuard system which alerts
 staff when a wanderer exits through a monitored door or hallway.  WanderGuard
 magnetic locks integrate easily with the WanderGuard system, or can be used
 alone on doors that need extra security.
 
     About Global Healthcare Exchange
     Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) provides business-to-business
 procurement solutions for the healthcare industry.  Utilizing Internet-based
 technology, the company seamlessly integrates hospitals and suppliers, thereby
 improving efficiencies and adding value throughout the supply chain.  GHX
 provides single-source ordering and tracking for both medical and non-medical
 products.  The privately held company was founded in March 2000 and now
 comprises more than 80 supplier members and 230 hospital members.  Equity
 members of GHX include Johnson & Johnson, GE Medical Systems, Baxter
 International Inc., Abbott Laboratories, Medtronic Inc., Becton Dickinson and
 Co., Boston Scientific Corporation, C.R. Bard Inc., Guidant Corporation,
 Siemens Medical Solutions and Tyco International, Ltd. For more information,
 visit www.ghx.com.
 
     For further information please contact Lisa Miller,
 lmiller@brwlegrand.com, or Jason Rodman, both of BRW LeGrand, 303-298-8470,
 for GHX; or Shannon Anderson of Senior Technologies, Inc., 402-475-4002, ext.
 3512.
 
 SOURCE  Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC