Amerinet Offering AccuVein's AV300 Hand-Held Vein Illumination Device to Membership
COLD SPRING HARBOR, N.Y., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- AccuVein LLC today announced a three year agreement with Amerinet Inc. to offer the AccuVein AV300, the world's first hand-held, non-contact vein illumination device to its members. The AccuVein AV300 projects a pattern of light on a patient's skin revealing vein position to help the healthcare professional locate veins for blood draw (venipuncture), IV starts and blood donation.
"Amerinet's network will help us introduce the AccuVein AV300 into health care facilities across the nation supporting our goal to provide all health professionals with a device that may reduce time and effort in establishing an IV line," said Stephen P. Conlon, President, AccuVein.
"The AccuVein AV300 embodies the types of tools we prefer to offer, with an eye to helping reduce healthcare costs and improving healthcare quality," said Randall (Randy) Walter, Executive Vice President, Contracting, Enterprise Solutions, Inquisit and Marketing, Amerinet Inc. Amerinet is a leading national healthcare group purchasing organization of over 30,000 members, including hospitals, physician offices, surgery centers, EMT/Emergency Medicine and Long Term Care sites.
AccuVein applies advanced technologies to important healthcare challenges. Their innovative AV300 allows practitioners to see a map on the patient's skin of the position of veins, helping caregivers locate veins while they perform the most common invasive medical procedure -- venipuncture. Built using AccuVein's expertise in medical device miniaturization and user-intuitive design, the AV300 is the world's first portable, non-contact vein illumination solution. With more than a dozen patents filed worldwide, AccuVein demonstrates an ongoing commitment to invest in improving patient care and patient satisfaction.
For more information on the AccuVein AV300, please visit www.AccuVein.com.
As a leading group purchasing organization, Amerinet strategically partners with healthcare providers to reduce costs and improve quality.
Through its Total Spend Management solutions and operational performance improvement programs, tools and services, Amerinet assists members in their efforts to reduce costs, improve efficiencies and create new revenue streams. Supported by a team of clinical, data and supply chain experts, Amerinet offers a comprehensive portfolio of product and service contracts to address members' specific needs.
Based in St. Louis, Amerinet serves acute and alternate care site healthcare providers nationwide. To learn more, visit www.amerinet-gpo.com.
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