Executives from Aptitude, the online medical device marketplace that aims to be the Amazon.com of medtech, check in with MassDevice.com about its first year in business and how medical device salespeople can use it to their advantage. Read the story.
St. Jude Medical, Medtronic, Boston Scientific and several other leading medical device makers have each struck a supply deal with Novation. The deals call for the companies to provide the hospital group purchasing organization with cardiovascular systems, including those used in cardiac rhythm management and vascular closure.
Cook Medical has signed a deal with Novation to supply the hospital group purchasing organization with its biopsy needles, balloon stents and other devices starting in January. Meanwhile, Pedia Pals and Clinton Industries have each received a contract to supply Premier with pediatric specialty devices, effective Nov. 1.
Cook Medical will supply hospital group purchasing organization Novation with its central venous catheters, under a deal set to take effect Jan. 1. Also, Premier health care alliance awarded a contract to Conmed for its gastrointestinal endoscopy devices.