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Adroit Medical Systems, Inc. Awarded Premier Supplier Contract for Temperature Therapy Systems


5/30/2008 10:39:57 AM

LOUDON, Tenn., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Adroit Medical Systems, Inc. today announced its award of a 36-month supplier agreement by Premier Purchasing Partners, LP. The new agreement centers on Adroit's leading Soft-Temp(R) hypo-hyperthermia blankets, localized heat therapy and cold therapy systems, including the popular HTP-1500. The HTP-1500 is the industry's only FDA 510k approved mercury free heat therapy pump.

More than 2,000 hospitals in the U.S. as well as more than 50,000 other healthcare facility sites buy many of their supplies and services through Premier's 1,300 contracts. The new three-year Adroit contract follows a prior three-year arrangement, offering purchasing stability to Premier alliance members and ensuring ongoing availability of increasingly adopted Adroit hypo-hyperthermia products and accessories.

In response to the contract award, Adroit Vice President Scott Gammons said, "We are glad that Premier and its members continue to recognize the excellent value our products represent to individual hospitals and to the supply chain as a whole."

Adroit products in the Premier contract include the Soft-Temp(R) whole body hypo-hyperthermia blankets and localized temperature therapy pads, the MTRE CritiCool non-invasive induced hypothermia system, the HTP-1500 heat therapy pump and the Mobile ICE(TM) portable cold therapy system.

About Adroit Medical Systems

Adroit Medical Systems (Adroit) is a leading manufacturer and exporter of temperature therapy products for medical needs. Please visit http://adroitmedical.com to learn more about Adroit.

About Premier Inc., 2006 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Recipient

Serving more than 2,000 U.S. hospitals and 50,000 other healthcare sites, the Premier healthcare alliance and its members are transforming healthcare together. Owned by not-for-profit hospitals, Premier operates one of the leading healthcare purchasing networks and the nation's most comprehensive repository of hospital clinical and financial information. A subsidiary operates one of the nation's largest policy-holder-owned, hospital professional-liability risk-retention groups. A world leader in helping healthcare providers deliver dramatic improvements in care, Premier is working with the United Kingdom's National Health Service North West and the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to improve hospital performance. Headquartered in San Diego, Premier has offices in Charlotte, N.C., Philadelphia, and Washington. For more information, visit www.premierinc.com .

Forward-Looking Statements

Except for statements of historical fact, the matters discussed herein are forward-looking, reflect numerous assumptions, and involve risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond our control and may cause actual results to differ materially from stated expectations. We undertake no obligation to release publicly any changes in events or circumstances arising after the date hereof.

CONTACT: Scott Gammons of Adroit Medical Systems, Inc., +1-865-458-8600

Web site: http://adroitmedical.com/
http://www.premierinc.com/



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