4/3/2018 – GENICON® announced today that it has been awarded a 36-month group purchasing agreement with the Premier, Inc., for its full range of Endomechanical products (GeniStrong™ SimplyStrong™ and Ezee™ Specimen Retrieval Solutions, GeniSurge™ BiSurge™ X-Surge™ and NanoSurge™ Disposable Instrumentation, A Li-gator™ GeniClip™ and GeniApplier™ Ligation, and Powerflow™ Irrigation Solutions). Effective April 1, 2018, this new agreement allows Premier members to take advantage of special pricing, terms and value-adds pre-negotiated by Premier for Endomechanical products.
“Genicon is looking forward to continuing our supplier relationship with Premier through our new Endomechanical contract. We have some new and exciting products and solutions to offer the Premier membership to enhance patient outcomes and promote supply chain optimization. Positioned with quality innovative, cost effective product solutions, Genicon is staged for yet another successful term with double digit growth.” –Theresa Hoegstrom (Director of National Accounts and Strategic Initiatives)
Helping to support our Green Initiative, Genicon is proud to introduce its X-Surge™ line of reposable scissor tips and shafts in the Premier Endomechanical agreement. With precision performance made practical, these products deliver the stability and quality of a reusable instrument but with the precision of a disposable blade, significantly reducing medical waste and associated costs. Genicon also highlights its GeniStrong™ Specimen Retrieval Bags, offering retrieval solutions with versatility, strength and confidence in nylon pouches. GeniStrong™ Specimen Retrieval Bags have been tested by a third party for its burst strength relative to other nylon suppliers and is proven to be 22-37% stronger.
GENICON® is recognized as an emerging leader in the design, production, and distribution of patented instrumentation focused exclusively on laparoscopic surgery. Our unique and innovative products meet the needs of surgeons and health care administrators while providing superior performance to the surgeon, a better outcome for the patient, and a lower cost to the health care provider. GENICON® offers a full array of innovative products to meet your needs including: access ports, single use and reusable instrumentation and lavage products. GENICON® products continue to lead the way in supporting the highest performance in laparoscopic technique. GENICON remains today as it originated: a company driven to meet the needs of modern-day healthcare through the harmonization of clinical needs and the economic demands of a global healthcare system.
About Premier, Inc.
Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC) is a healthcare improvement company uniting an alliance of approximately 3,900 U.S. hospitals and more than 150,000 other provider organizations. Premier‘s mission is simple: To improve the health of communities. As an industry leader, Premier has created one of the most comprehensive databases of actionable data, clinical best practices and efficiency improvement strategies. Premier‘s award winning and revolutionary technologies enable their members to collaborate more easily and efficiently. Their goal is to improve their members’ quality outcomes, while safely reducing costs. By engaging members and revealing new opportunities, Premier empowers the alliance to improve the performance of healthcare organizations. Named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies 10 years in a row, Premier is well-equipped to transform the future of healthcare.