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ArjoHuntleigh Awarded Vascular Compression Contract With HealthTrust Purchasing Group
Date:11/1/2011

ADDISON, Ill., Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ArjoHuntleigh, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement for Vascular Compression Devices with HealthTrust Purchasing Group, L.P. (HealthTrust). The agreement, effective November 1, 2011, allows HealthTrust members to take advantage of special pricing and terms for the ArjoHuntleigh Flowtron® intermittent pneumatic compression (IPC) devices for the prevention of deep vein thrombosis (DVT).

"ArjoHuntleigh is excited to continue our relationship with HealthTrust Purchasing Group and its members. By choosing ArjoHuntleigh, HealthTrust members will enjoy the latest technology, superior clinical outcomes, and maximal value and opportunities for optimal cost savings," stated Dan Raffensberger, ArjoHuntleigh Senior Director of Marketing.

Deep vein thrombosis affects approximately two million Americans each year. Blood clots from DVT can travel into the lungs, block circulation and cause a pulmonary embolism (PE), the most common preventable cause of hospital death. Complications from DVT kill more people each year in the U.S. than breast cancer, motor vehicle accidents and AIDS combined. Many of these deaths are highly preventable through the use of clinically proven thromboprophylaxis methods, such as the Flowtron intermittent pneumatic compression systems, which reduce the incidence of DVT formation in those patients at risk.

About HealthTrust Purchasing Group

HealthTrust Purchasing Group, L.P., headquartered in Brentwood, Tenn., is a group purchasing organization that supports more than 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 $18.1 billion, HealthTrust is committed to obtaining the best price for clinically recommended products, ensuring their timely delivery and continuously evaluating and improving its services to the patients, physicians and clinicians it serves. HealthTrust is located at 155 Franklin Road, Suite 400, Brentwood, TN 37027. The website is www.healthtrustpg.com.

About ArjoHuntleigh

ArjoHuntleigh, a member of the Getinge AB Group, is a leading global provider of equipment and systems that contribute to quality enhancement and cost efficiency within healthcare and life sciences. Equipment, service and technologies are supplied under the brands ArjoHuntleigh for patient handling and hygiene, disinfection, DVT prevention, medical beds, therapeutic surfaces and diagnostics, GETINGE for infection control and prevention within healthcare and life science and MAQUET for surgical work places, cardiopulmonary and critical care. ArjoHuntleigh offers a broad range of integrated solutions for the care of people with reduced mobility and related conditions, with the aim to enhance the quality of care in elderly care facilities, hospitals and other healthcare environments. More information about ArjoHuntleigh can be found at www.ArjoHuntleigh.com.

Contact: Steve Clavelle
Director, National Sales
ArjoHuntleigh
609-636-2405
Steve.Clavelle@ArjoHuntleigh.com


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