FORT 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.
“The 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.