LAKE FOREST, Calif., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- I-Flow, a Kimberly-Clark Health Care Company, today entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Buffalo Supply, Inc. (BSI), whereby its flagship ON-Q® Pain Relief System products will be available on Buffalo Supply's Federal Supply Schedule. These products include ON-Q® C-bloc®, ON-Q® PainBuster®, ON-Q® Soaker Catheters, ON-Q® SilverSoaker Antimicrobial Catheters with SilvaGard and tunnelers.
Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) hospitals, military hospitals (Department of Defense), Indian Health Services (IHS) in the United States and worldwide will now be able to order I-Flow products from Buffalo Supply on FSS/VA contract number V797P-4299b.
"Our new agreement with Buffalo Supply will make our products more accessible to our government customers providing us the opportunity to grow more in the government sector, while maintaining compliance to all federal rules and regulations," said Chris Barys, General Manager of I-Flow.
The ON-Q® Pain Relief System provides continuous infusion of a local anesthetic at or near the patient's surgical site for effective, non-narcotic post-surgical pain relief for up to five days, getting patients on their feet faster. It reduces patients' need for narcotics and decreases potential of breakthrough pain. The system is simple, yet elegant and requires little to no management or intervention by the patient or caregiver. The device is completely portable and can be carried in a pouch or attached to a patient's clothing.
I-Flow, a Kimberly-Clark Health Care Company, is a leader and innovator in pain management and drug delivery technology for physicians and their patients. I-Flow's suite of pain management products, led by its flagship line, the ON-Q® Pain Relief System (ON-Q), provides reliable and simple non-narcotic, regional anesthesia therapies that redefining post-surgical recovery by eliminating many of the side effects customarily associated with narcotics. Clinical studies have shown that patients who receive ON-Q generally get back to normal faster after surgery, which results in shorter hospital stays, reduced costs and higher patient satisfaction. More than 3 million patients have enjoyed more comfortable recoveries with ON-Q.
For more information, visit www.myON-Q.com.
About Buffalo Supply Inc.
Buffalo Supply, Inc. is a small business that has been bringing the highest quality medical devices to the federal government customer, since 1983. BSI manages multiple GSA, VA, DAPA, and ECAT contracts to help facilitate the government customer's access to today's latest technology. Our extremely knowledgeable and friendly staff goes above and beyond to help make your experience as expedient and enjoyable as possible.
To place an order with Buffalo Supply, please call 800-366-1812.
SOURCE Kimberly-Clark Health Care