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Z-Medica Signs HealthTrust Agreement

WALLINGFORD, Conn., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Z-Medica, a leading developer and marketer of hemostatic agents, announced it has signed an agreement with HealthTrust, a group purchasing and total cost management solutions company,  to provide its healthcare member facilities access to QuikClot® products under a vascular closure patch category, effective January 1, 2014.

"Controlling bleeding in a hospital setting is essential for minimizing the length of procedures, reducing the risk of complications, reducing the cost to patients and medical facilities and improving overall patient outcomes," said Jack McCarthy, vice president of U.S. healthcare sales at Z-Medica. "We are very pleased to be working with the experienced HealthTrust team in this important effort to bring QuikClot products to more healthcare providers and patients who can benefit from them." 

QuikClot products are impregnated with a mineral called kaolin that has been clinically shown to accelerate the body's natural coagulation cascade, helping healthcare professionals, first responders, law enforcement officers, consumers and adventure and outdoor sports enthusiasts rapidly control bleeding. Kaolin is a naturally-occurring, inorganic mineral that does not contain any botanicals, biological material or shellfish products and does not cause any exothermic reaction or vascular complications. QuikClot products are credited with helping thousands of people survive traumatic blood loss every year.

About Z-Medica® LLC

Z-Medica LLC is a medical device company founded in 2002 developing fast acting, easy to use, hemostasis products that stop bleeding wherever it occurs, making it possible to save lives and improve patient outcomes. The company manufactures and markets a portfolio of QuikClot® hemostasis products for use by healthcare professionals, first responders, law enforcement officers, consumers and the military.

Based on tests conducted by the Naval Medical Research Center and the U.S. Army Institute for Surgical Research, the Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care (CoTCCC) recommended QuikClot Combat Gauze® as the hemostatic agent for the Department of Defense and for use by all U.S. Military Forces as the first line treatment of traumatic bleeding. QuikClot® products are developed and manufactured in the United States. Z-Medica LLC is a privately-held company based in Wallingford, CT. For more information, visit

About HealthTrust

HealthTrust, (legally known as HealthTrust Purchasing Group, L.P.), is committed to strengthening provider performance and clinical excellence through an aligned membership model and the delivery of total cost management solutions, including supply chain solutions and a contract and service portfolio unparalleled in quality, scope and value. HealthTrust ( serves 1,400 acute care facilities, 800 ambulatory surgery centers and members in more than 10,600 other locations, including physician practices, long-term care and alternate care sites. Headquartered in Brentwood, Tenn., HealthTrust is closely integrated with the proven capabilities of Parallon (, a leading provider of healthcare business and operational services, including revenue cycle management, workforce and technology solutions.

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