HARTMANN USA awarded new three-year contracts from INTALERE for advanced and traditional wound care products

HARTMANN USA, Inc., today announced that it has been awarded two multi-source contracts with INTALERE – one for traditional wound care and one for advanced wound care. Effective January 1, 2017, and running through December 31, 2019, the contracts allow INTALERE’s membership of nearly 80,000 healthcare professionals to access HARTMANN’s full portfolio of wound care products using pre-negotiated terms and special pricing.

Together, the two contracts cover elastic and cohesive bandages, multilayer compression bandaging systems, paste bandages, sponges, gauze products, stretch bandages, bulky bandages, collagens, foams, hydrocolloids and alginates.

“Expanding our existing GPO contracts to include additional HARTMANN products is a key strategic initiative for Acute Care growth in the U.S. marketplace,” said Mark Lacerte, President and Managing Director of HARTMANN USA. “Whether we are partnering with a new GPO, or broadening the scope of an existing agreement, we are committed to securing wider access to HARTMANN product solutions for patients and providers alike,” added Lacerte.

With a rapidly growing membership that includes delivery networks (IDNs), hospitals, clinics, long-term healthcare facilities, physicians, ambulatory surgery centers, emergency services and others. INTALERE accounts for nearly $9 billion in healthcare purchases annually. According to Bobbie Camp, Director of National Accounts for HARTMANN USA, the two companies have enjoyed a strong partnership for years.

“We have been supplying INTALERE with bandages for as long as I can remember, and we are delighted to have this new opportunity to provide our advanced wound care products and increase our profile with their membership,” said Camp.

INTALERE focuses on elevating the operational health of America’s healthcare providers by designing tailored, smart solutions that deliver optimal cost, quality and clinical outcomes. Owned by Intermountain Healthcare, INTALERE strives to be the essential partner for operational excellence in healthcare through customized solutions that address customers’ individual needs. INTALERE assists customers in managing their entire spend, providing innovative technologies, products and services, and leveraging the best practices of a provider-led model. Drawing on Intermountain Healthcare’s nationally-recognized supply chain expertise and leadership in technology, process improvement and evidence-based clinical and business best practices, INTALERE is positioned to be an innovation leader in the healthcare industry. Visit www.intalere.com to learn more.

HARTMANN is a leading global provider of healthcare solutions in the areas of wound care, compression therapy, sports medicine and adult incontinence. We introduced the first antiseptic wound dressing nearly 200 years ago and have been going further to advance the science of wound management ever since. A forward-thinking company with a passion for innovation, HARTMANN partners with healthcare professionals across the continuum of care to provide novel product solutions designed to promote healing, increase operational efficiencies and improve quality of life. For more information about HARTMANN’s full assortment of high-performance products, call 800-243-2294 or explore our website.