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News Release - May 16, 2007
Inviro Medical Devices Names Prominent Healthcare Leader Alan Weinstein To Infection Control Company's BoardATLANTA--(HSMN NewsFeed)--Alan Weinstein, founder and former president of Premier, Inc., the country's largest group purchasing organization, has been named to the board of directors of Inviro Medical Devices (www.inviromedical.com), a leading manufacturer of infection control products, including the InviroSNAP!® Safety Syringe. During his 30-year healthcare career, Weinstein focused on developing startup businesses that provide services to hospitals through shared programs intended to achieve greater economies of scale.
As a board member, Weinstein will provide strategic guidance to Inviro Medical Devices. "I look forward to supporting this seasoned management team and offering insights gleamed from my years of working with GPO organizations and large hospital systems," says Weinstein. "Impressive contracts with Premier and MedAssets have already been secured, and I plan to continue cultivating future opportunities on behalf of Inviro."
Weinstein retired from Premier in 2000 and currently consults with early- and growth-stage companies, providing sales and marketing guidance about how to approach and supply hospital systems and GPO organizations. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the American International Health Alliance and on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Advisory Committee for the Executive Nurse Fellows Program.
"Attracting an industry leader, such as Alan Weinstein, to our board is another noteworthy accomplishment for this company," says Gareth Clarke, chief executive officer of Inviro Medical Devices. "His stature and experience will benefit our management team, as well as have a positive impact on our product line, which now helps address both employee and patient safety. Weinstein's appointment, together with the recent board additions of Fred Brown, Todd Patrick and Tony Holler demonstrate Inviro's ability to attract a world-class board of directors."
In addition to enhancing its board of directors, Inviro Medical Devices continues to make significant strides with its sales strategy, recently securing its second Group Purchasing Organization contract. Effective May 1, 2007, Inviro Medical entered into an agreement with Premier Purchasing Partners, LP, providing members of the Premier alliance access to Inviro's extensive infection control product line. In addition, as of March 1, 2007, the company provides MedAssets Supply Chain Systems' customers access to Inviro's portfolio of safety hypodermic needle and syringe products.
About Inviro Medical Devices
Founded in 1988, Inviro Medical Devices engineers and markets safe medication delivery systems, including the patented InviroSNAP! Safety Syringe. After years of research to develop its patents and refine its product designs, the company is addressing the growing $1.6 billion safety syringe market and introducing its breakthrough infection control technology in North America. Headquartered in Atlanta, Inviro Medical Devices is becoming a leading industry chAmpion in the quest to increase infection control awareness and to protect healthcare workers, patients and the environment with innovative medical devices. For more information, visit www.inviromedical.com.
Source: Inviro Medical Devices
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