Integra LifeSciences announces three-year contract with Premier Healthcare alliance


Integra LifeSciences has announced that it has entered into a three-year group purchasing agreement with the Premier healthcare alliance, which is one of the largest group purchasing organisations in USA

According to a company press release, the new agreement involves Integra LifeSciences’ Jarit surgical and laparoscopic instruments, Ruggles-Redmond neuro/spinal instruments, Padgett reconstructive and plastic surgery instruments and sterilisation containers

Dan Reuvers, Integra’s President, Surgical Instruments said: “We are very pleased that Premier has selected Integra as a contracted supplier for our instruments and sterilisation containers. This complements another agreement we signed with Premier in 2012 for our award-winning Luxtec LED surgical headlight system, intended to limit uncertainty by ensuring their membership has access to our broad portfolio of quality products.”

The press release reported that Integra is a provider of surgical instruments used in “virtually all” surgical disciplines at more than 5,200 hospitals and surgery centres worldwide, and is also one of the world’s largest suppliers of surgical headlight systems, which are used by over 60,000 surgeons, worldwide.