Feb. 2, 2012 – Kansas City, Mo. – The agreement will include the complete Sizewise Envy Line– “G-Series” of mattresses, “O-Series” of OR table pads and “S-Series” of stretcher pads. Effective February 1, 2012, the new agreement allows Premier members, at their discretion, to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Premier for the Sizewise Envy Line of products.“We are pleased to have been selected as a Technology Breakthroughs Vendor with Premier,” Tim McCarty, who oversees national and international sales for Sizewise. “We are very proud to bring the Sizewise Envy Line to Premier’s member base.”
The Sizewise Envy Line is a series of surfaces that range from mattresses to operating table pads, stretcher pads and more. The Envy Line is the industry’s first sustainable surface that reduces harmful chemical exposure for patients and care providers. The whole line of products has been produced from non-hazardous fire retardant materials and meets or exceeds the newest industry guidelines and certifications for environmental sustainability. The Sizewise Envy Line will be under the Premier agreement number PP-MM-174.
“The Sizewise Envy Line is the perfect fit with Premier’s ongoing commitment to protecting the environment and maintaining a safe climate for patients and care providers.” Karen Campbell, national accounts manager for Sizewise.
About the Premier healthcare alliance, Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient
Premier is a performance improvement alliance of more than 2,500 U.S. hospitals and 81,000-plus other healthcare sites using the power of collaboration to lead the transformation to high quality, cost-effective care. Owned by hospitals, health systems and other providers, Premier maintains the nation's most comprehensive repository of clinical, financial and outcomes information and operates a leading healthcare purchasing network. A world leader in helping deliver measurable improvements in care, Premier has worked with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the United Kingdom's National Health Service North West to improve hospital performance. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier also has an office in Washington. http://www.premierinc.com.