Annual awards program recognizes medical-surgical market leaders
GOLDEN, Colo., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Doppler Systems today announced that it is a recipient of a 2009 GHX Best in Class Award for achieving the highest year-over-year market share growth for distributed products in the Cardiology/Cardiovascular product category for the 2008 calendar year.
Summit Doppler Systems was among the 30 leading medical-surgical product manufacturers recognized by GHX in five market segments and 35 product categories, ranging from cardiovascular devices to skin-care products. Winners were determined using GHX Market Intelligence reports that analyze national distributed sales transaction data.
"We have seen a significant growth trend in the awareness and diagnosis of peripheral arterial disease (P.A.D.) and the clinician is recognizing the importance of early diagnosis and enhancement of patient care," said Don Befort, Vice President of Sales at Summit Doppler Systems. "We are very honored to receive the award. It exemplifies the dedication and commitment by our entire team in providing unmatched service and quality, and our on-going effort to be the innovative leader in the research and development of equipment for the diagnosis of P.A.D."
"We are extremely pleased to honor Summit Doppler Systems for its leadership position in the Cardiology/Cardiovascular product category," said Ed McCauley, general manager, GHX Market Intelligence. "Despite the down economy, Summit Doppler Systems grew 50.33 percent in 2008 while the overall market segment grew 8.16 percent."
With information provided by 27 of the nation's leading distributors, GHX Market Intelligence tracks and reports on more than $34 billion of distributed sales for medical-surgical and clinical laboratory supplies and devices. It is the only comprehensive source for accurate, detailed and timely data for the acute and alternate site healthcare markets, containing geographically relevant and competitive market share, size and average selling price reporting down to the three-digit ZIP code level.
Summit Doppler Systems brings years of experience engineering high-quality ultrasound Doppler systems used for detecting fetal heartbeat, monitoring blood flow and performing arterial exams for the diagnosis of P.A.D. With continuous research and development, Summit Doppler Systems is dedicated to providing new technologies to better serve the needs of healthcare providers, which ultimately provide improved healthcare for all of us.
As the business hub for healthcare, GHX enables healthcare providers and suppliers in North America and Europe to reduce costs and improve margins by automating processes, reducing operating expenses and increasing knowledge-based decision making. Products and services include trading partner connectivity, order and contract management and validation, data synchronization, sales force automation and business intelligence. For more information, visit www.ghx.com.
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