ALPHARETTA, Ga.―EndoChoice, Inc., this month received a group purchasing agreement with HealthTrust for endoscope care, cleaning and protection accessories. Included in this award are EndoChoice’s Compliance EndoKit; CinchPad; SafeStart bedside clean kit; Koala cleaning sponges; Hedgehog cleaning brushes, and new EndoGlide+ 1.1 oz single-use lubricant.
The new agreement allows HealthTrust’s members, which include nearly 1,400 not-for-profit and for-profit acute care facilities, as well as 10,600 ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices and alternate care sites, to take advantage of special pricing and pre-negotiated terms.
“We are pleased to expand upon our existing relationship with HealthTrust and provide their member facilities with a full spectrum of products that streamline and standardize the process of reprocessing endoscopes," said Mark Gilreath, EndoChoice’s founder and CEO. “This contract gives HealthTrust’s member facilities access to the clinical and regulatory benefits provided by EndoChoice’s revolutionary Compliance EndoKit® as well as other propriety products. Combined with our existing agreement for endoscope repair services, EndoChoice now provides HealthTrust members with industry-leading products and services across the entire endoscope life cycle."
HealthTrust, headquartered in Brentwood, Tenn., is a group purchasing organization that supports nearly 1,400 not-for-profit and for-profit acute care facilities, as well as 10,600 ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices and alternate care sites. With an annual purchasing volume by its members of more than $21 billion, HealthTrust attempts to obtain the best price for clinically recommended products.