Megadyne Announces Multi-Year Agreement with Intermountain Healthcare: Megadyne to Provide Intermountain Healthcare with Electrosurgical Equipment and Accessories

July 12, 2013

Megadyne Medical Products, a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of electrosurgical products, announces multi-year contract with Intermountain Healthcare to provide electrosurgical equipment and accessories.

Draper, Utah (PRWEB) July 11, 2013

Megadyne Medical Products, a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of electrosurgical products, today announced the signing of a multi-year contract with Intermountain Healthcare, an internationally recognized nonprofit health system, to provide electrosurgical equipment and accessories. While the two companies have worked together for over eight years, the agreement broadens the Megadyne product offering.

Under the terms of the agreement, Intermountain, will offer Megadyne’s complete line of electrosurgical accessories, including the E-Z Clean® line of non-stick electrosurgical tips, the Mega Soft® Reusable Patient Return Electrode, ACE® Blade and other electrosurgical accessories to its facilities. The equipment contract includes Megadyne’s Mega Power® Electrosurgical Generator, and the carts and foot switches associated with the products.

"We are thrilled to be partnering with a local Utah-based company that is also a national leader in healthcare delivery," explained Wayne Chappell, Vice President of Worldwide Sales for Megadyne. “Megadyne, is excited to offer Intermountain Healthcare’s clinicians with electrosurgical tools that allow them to provide quality care to their patients, while reducing expenses and environmental waste.”

The Megadyne products will be available for hospital staff throughout the Intermountain organization, according to Trent West, Category Manager for Intermountain’s Supply Chain Organization. “This partnership aligns with our efforts to provide excellent medical care while working to be efficient in how we manage our supplies and expenses,” West said.

The three-year contract includes the following Megadyne products:

Active Electrodes

Megadyne offers nearly 40 different non-stick E-Z Clean® PTFE-coated tip configurations and sizes to meet the needs of electrosurgery procedures.


Pencil hand pieces direct energy to the active electrode and are available in button and rocker styles. Hand pieces can be purchased as disposable or limited reuse.

Return Electrodes

The innovative current limiting Mega Soft® is simply set on the operating room table, eliminating the small, disposable electrosurgical sticky pads that can damage the patient’s skin. Used in over 50 million procedures with zero pad site burns.

Mega Power® Electrosurgical Generators

Intuitive design and user-friendly interface allows surgical teams to hit the ground running with easy setup and operation. The Mega Power ESU also provides surgeons with the power to perform consistently and flawlessly, regardless of tissue type, for efficient and effective surgical performance.

About Megadyne

Megadyne, http://www.megadyne.com, is the recognized authority on non-stick electrosurgical electrodes and cost-effective surgical devices. The company was founded in 1985 to facilitate the research and development of high-quality, cost-effective medical products for surgeons and nurses. With over two decades of innovation, its research and development team continues to bring to market revolutionary electrosurgical devices and accessories to keep pace with the changing needs of healthcare professionals. Megadyne’s products have been proven in thousands of operating rooms and surgical centers in most regions of the world. Its complete line of products include: the Mega Power® Electrosurgical Generator, the E-Z Clean® line of non-stick electrosurgical tips, the revolutionary reusable Mega Soft® Patient Return Electrode System, the E-Z Pen® Electrosurgical Pencil, Resposable Laparoscopic Electrodes with MegaTip® and Indicator Shaft® technology, electrosurgical pencils, open procedure electrodes, laparoscopic electrodes, and many other electrosurgical accessories.

About Intermountain Healthcare

Intermountain Healthcare is a Utah-based nonprofit system of 22 hospitals, 185 clinics, a Medical Group with some 1,000 employed physicians, a health plans division called SelectHealth, and other health services. Intermountain is widely recognized as a leader in transforming healthcare through high quality and sustainable costs. For more information about Intermountain, visit http://www.intermountainhealthcare.org.

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