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2011-06-14 08:00:00

LOUISVILLE, Colo., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GHX measurements show that HealthTrust Purchasing Group (HealthTrust), a group purchasing organization (GPO), has reduced invoice exception rates by 50 percent since deploying the GHX Collaboration Portal during the first quarter of 2009. The GHX Collaboration Portal is the healthcare industry's only four-way collaborative platform that enables parties to a contract to agree on key terms and conditions, generate an electronic letter of...

2010-12-02 14:48:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthTrust Purchasing Group, with more than 4,000 members and $17 billion in annual purchasing volume, has contracted with Energy Automation Systems, Inc. (EASI) to offer HealthTrust members EASI technologies that provide energy savings of up to 30 percent. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090326/CL89542LOGO ) HealthTrust members include hospital chains; medical office buildings; medical equipment manufacturers; pharmaceutical...

2010-08-30 09:30:00

MT. LAUREL, N.J., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- MedQuist Inc. (Nasdaq: MEDQ), a leading provider of medical transcription services and technology-enabled clinical documentation workflow solutions, will be a featured exhibitor (Booth # 703) at Raising the Stakes, the annual HealthTrust University Conference & Vendor Fair being held August 30-September 1, 2010, in Las Vegas, Nevada. HealthTrust Purchasing Group (HPG) is one of the healthcare industry's largest group purchasing organizations....

2009-10-12 08:36:00

BETHLEHEM, Pa., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B. Braun) has announced an expanded agreement with HealthTrust Purchasing Group (HealthTrust) to provide pain management products to HealthTrust's membership. Under this agreement, HealthTrust's membership will gain the advanced safety and efficiency of B. Braun's industry-leading anesthesia products, including the company's Contiplex® Stim Stimulating Catheter, Espocan® Combined...

2009-10-05 10:39:00

MT. LAUREL, N.J., Oct. 5 -- MedQuist Inc. (Nasdaq: MEDQ), a leading provider of technology-enabled clinical documentation services, today announced that it has been awarded a Transcription Services Agreement by HealthTrust Purchasing Group (HPG), one of the industry's largest group purchasing organizations. As a result of the award, all of the more than 1,400 hospitals and healthcare organizations participating in HPG's network will be able to purchase MedQuist's full array of...

2009-09-14 11:30:00

TOLEDO, Ohio, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Heartland Information Services, a national provider of medical transcription services, has signed a new three-year agreement with HealthTrust Purchasing Group (HealthTrust), one of the nation's leading health care group purchasing organizations. The agreement covers dictation, transcription and document delivery services. "Through this agreement, HealthTrust members will have access to customizable technical solutions that can provide significant cost...

2009-09-01 08:00:00

COLD SPRING HARBOR, N.Y., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- AccuVein LLC today announced a two-year agreement with HealthTrust Purchasing Group to bring the AccuVein AV300, the world's first hand-held, non-contact vein illumination device, to HealthTrust member facilities. Under the agreement, HealthTrust will provide participating health care sites access to the AV300 to help locate hard-to-find veins. The AccuVein AV300 projects a pattern of light on a patient's skin, revealing vein position to...

2008-08-25 09:01:58

I-Flow has received a three-year national purchasing contract from Tennessee-based HealthTrust Purchasing Group, a healthcare group purchasing organization, to make the ON-Q pain relief system available to all its members. This includes ON-Q PainBuster, ON-Q SilverSoaker antimicrobial catheter with SilvaGard and ON-Q C-bloc. The agreement will be in effect from October 1, 2008 through September 30, 2011. Donald Earhart, president and CEO of I-Flow, said: "I-Flow's agreement with...

2008-07-16 12:01:30

Smiths Medical, part of the global technology business, Smiths Group, announced today that it has been awarded a multi year contract with HealthTrust Purchasing Group (HealthTrust) to provide its Medfusion(TM) Syringe Infusion System and CADD(R) Ambulatory Infusion Systems to HealthTrust's over 1400 acute care hospitals and 3,000 alternate care members in the United States. "We are thrilled that our infusion systems will now be available to HealthTrust member facilities," said Jim Stitt,...


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