New Agreements between Amerinet and Cardinal Health to Benefit Members
St. Louis (August 31, 2011) – Amerinet Inc., a leading national healthcare solutions organization, announces three new ambulatory care distribution agreements with Cardinal Health, Inc. – the Fortune 19 health care services company – for a wide variety of health care products and services.
Effective through March 31, 2014, these contracts offer significant savings to Amerinet members in surgery centers/specialty hospitals, home health care and other non-acute sites of care on the comprehensive inventory of Cardinal Health medical-surgical and pharmaceutical supplies. Cardinal Health customers can achieve near-complete coverage of their medical-surgical and pharmaceutical needs via a nationwide distribution network of brand-name and clinician-preferred products from market-leading vendors. A wide variety of best-in-class integrated services are also available, including clinical and productivity consulting, procedure-based packaging and accumulated sales orders for start-ups.
About Cardinal Heath
Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a $103 billion health care services company that improves the cost-effectiveness of health care. As the business behind health care, Cardinal Health helps pharmacies, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and physician offices focus on patient care while reducing costs, enhancing efficiency and improving quality. Cardinal Health is an essential link in the health care supply chain, providing pharmaceuticals and medical products to more than 60,000 locations each day. The company is also a leading manufacturer of medical and surgical products, including gloves, surgical apparel and fluid management products. In addition, the company supports the growing diagnostic industry by supplying medical products to clinical laboratories and operating the nation's largest network of radiopharmacies that dispense products to aid in the early diagnosis and treatment of disease. Ranked #19 on the Fortune 500, Cardinal Health employs more than 30,000 people worldwide. More information about the company may be found at www.cardinalhealth.com and @CardinalHealth on Twitter.
About Amerinet, Inc.
As a leading national healthcare solutions organization, Amerinet collaborates with acute and non-acute care providers to create and deliver unique solutions through performance improvement resources, guidance and ongoing support. With better product standardization and utilization, new financial tools beyond contracting and alliances that help lower costs, raise revenue and champion quality, Amerinet enriches healthcare delivery for its members and the communities they serve. To learn more about how Amerinet can help you successfully navigate the future of healthcare reform, visit www.amerinet-gpo.com.