HealthTrust Purchasing Group Awards Medgluv Exam Gloves Agreement
LAUDERDALE, FL., July 15, 2005 – Medgluv
Inc announced today it has signed a new two-year purchasing agreement
with HealthTrust Purchasing Group (HPG), one of the nation’s
leading health-care group purchasing organizations. Under the terms
of the multi-source agreements, Medgluv will supply its line of premium
latex powder-free examination gloves to the HPG membership of more
than 1,000 acute care facilities. This is the first contract HPG has
awarded to Medgluv for the purchase of examination gloves. Pharmed
Group, who is the distributor for HCA Florida facilities will handle
delivery of the exam gloves, also is a minority-owned business.
opportunity for Medgluv as a minority supplier started when several
staff members of the HCA team approached us at FRMBC tradeshow in
March 2005. We are very excited about our new relationship with HPG
and this is a terrific opportunity for our organization as a minority
company. We will provide HPG members the best combination of quality,
value, service, and education." states Stephen G Webb, Senior
VP of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs.
With its current membership in excess of 1,000 facilities, HealthTrust
Purchasing Group (www.healthtrustpg.com) is one of the nation's leading health-care group purchasing organizations
with a contracting volume totaling about $5 billion. HPG is committed
to providing its customers with the highest quality, cost-effective
supplies and services for their patients, physicians, nurses and clinicians.