Navigation Links
Beckman Coulter Signs Agreements with Adventist Health; Broad Product Offering Enhances Delivery of Quality Patient Care
Date:10/28/2008

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Beckman Coulter, Inc. (NYSE: BEC), announced today that it has signed new sole source agreements with Adventist Health to provide a broad range of core laboratory systems and supplies valued at approximately $36 million over six years. Adventist Health is a not-for-profit, faith-based health care system with facilities in California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031202/BECLOGO)

Under the terms of the new six-year agreements, Adventist Health hospital laboratories will continue to purchase hematology products from Beckman Coulter, and will add the company's complete line of automated chemistry and immunoassay analyzers and reagents to their owned, leased and managed facilities. An expanding group of more than 38 acute-care affiliate organizations will also be able to purchase systems under the contract.

In making the decision, Adventist Health cited Beckman Coulter's ability to deliver cutting-edge technologies that can help their physicians deliver prompt and effective patient care. Lowell Church, assistant vice president, said, "We are constantly striving to enhance quality care, increase patient safety and improve outcomes, in addition to controlling costs. Beckman Coulter has the same vision and goals and we look forward to collaborating with them."

David Bespalko, corporate vice president of sales in North America for Beckman Coulter, said about the contract, "These agreements are a great opportunity to continue to demonstrate our commitment to improving patient health and reducing the cost of care. Our innovative systems simplify and automate laboratory processes, helping to improve the efficiency of our laboratory partners."

About Adventist Health.

Adventist Health is a faith-based, not-for-profit health care system with headquarters in Roseville, California and more than 18,000 employees. The system has operations in California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington, including 18 acute care facilities; numerous clinics and outpatient facilities, including the largest network of rural health clinics in California; 15 home care agencies; and three joint-venture retirement centers. To learn more, visit http://www.adventisthealth.org.

About Beckman Coulter, Inc.

Beckman Coulter, Inc., based in Orange County, California, develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical tests. More than 200,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in laboratories around the world, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care. Recurring revenue, consisting of supplies, test kits, service and operating-type lease payments, represents approximately 78 percent of the company's 2007 annual revenue of $2.76 billion. For more information, visit http://www.beckmancoulter.com.

Contacts: Mary Luthy, Beckman Coulter Allan Harris, Beckman Coulter

Corporate Communications Investor Relations

(714) 773-7964 (714) 773-7620


'/>"/>
SOURCE Beckman Coulter, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Beckman Coulter to Present at the Oppenheimer Annual Healthcare Conference
2. Beckman Coulter Declares Quarterly Dividend Payout of $0.17 Per Share
3. Beckman Coulter Investor Events Second Half of 2008
4. Beckman Coulter to Present at the Morgan Stanley Healthcare Unplugged Conference
5. Beckman Coulter to Present at the Thomas Weisel Healthcare Conference 2008
6. Beckman Coulter Announces Second Quarter 2008 Results
7. Beckman Coulter Announces Second Quarter 2008 Earnings to be Released on Friday, July 25, 2008, Before Market Opens
8. Upcoming Beckman Coulter Investor Events Second Half of 2008
9. Beckman Coulter to Present at Upcoming Healthcare Conferences
10. Beckman Coulter Announces First Quarter 2008 Results
11. Beckman Coulter Acquires Rights to Hepatitis C Virus
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/28/2016)... NEW YORK , April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... biotechnology acceleration company reports the Company,s CEO  was ... capital titled Accelerators Enter When VCs Fear To ... Life Science Leader magazine is an ... work for everything from emerging biotechs to Big ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... ... ... Cambridge Semantics, the leading provider of Smart Data analytic and ... named to The Silicon Review’s “20 Fastest Growing Big Data Companies of 2016.” ... needs of end users facing some of the most complex data challenges in the ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. , April 27, ... ) announced today that Martine Rothblatt , Ph.D., ... provide an overview and update on the company,s business ... Care Conference. The presentation will take place ... Time, and can be accessed via a live webcast ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... April 27, 2016 , ... Global ... the GSCG Advisory Board. Ross is the founder of GSCG affiliate Kimera Labs in ... Miami, where he studied hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for hematologic disorders and the suppression ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:3/10/2016)... 10, 2016 --> ... report "Identity and Access Management Market by Component (Provisioning, ... Governance), by Organization Size, by Deployment, by Vertical, and ... MarketsandMarkets, The market is estimated to grow from USD ... 2020, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of ...
(Date:3/9/2016)... -- This BCC Research report provides an overview of ... (RNA Seq) market for the years 2015, 2016 and ... data analysis, and services. Use this report ... such as RNA-Sequencing tools and reagents, RNA-Sequencing data analysis, ... segment and forecast their market growth, future trends and ...
(Date:3/9/2016)... March 9, 2016  Crossmatch ® , a ... solutions, today announced the addition of smart features ... multi-factor authentication platform. New contextual and application-specific ... step-up security where it,s needed most — while ... DC . --> Washington, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):