St. Louis, Mo. (March 21, 2012) – Amerinet Inc., a leading national healthcare solutions organization, today announced that they have signed a new agreement with MAQUET Medical Systems USA, a global medical device leader, for their critical care ventilators. This new agreement is expected to bring significant cost savings to Amerinet customers.
“We commend Amerinet for their commitment to providing their members with SERVO, the most technologically advanced ventilator available today,” said Raoul Quintero, President, MAQUET Medical Systems USA. "We are proud to provide products like SERVO, that combine state-of-the-art sensitivity and lung protection with reliability and simplicity to the physicians and patients who rely on us daily.”
With unmatched flexibility, SERVO is the perfect choice for use in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) and adult intensive care unit (ICU). Developed with customers and patients in mind, SERVO ventilators were the first of its kind on the market to offer clinicians a modular platform with functionality for a variety of applications and therapies to ultimately benefit the critical care patient.
The agreement between Amerinet and MAQUET was effective January 1, 2012, and will run through December 31, 2014.
As a trusted partner for hospitals and clinicians since 1838, MAQUET is a global leader in capital equipment that advance surgical interventions, cardiovascular procedures and critical care. MAQUET develops and designs innovative products and therapeutic applications for the operating room, hybrid OR/cath lab, intensive care unit and patient transport within acute care hospitals, improving outcomes and quality of life for patients.
Cardiovascular specialties include intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation (IABC) therapy for cardiac assist; coronary artery bypass surgery; aortic and peripheral vascular surgery; and extracorporeal circulation. The Critical Care portfolio includes market-leading intensive care ventilators and anesthesia machines. MAQUET also equips Surgical Workplaces with critical infrastructure, such as flexible room design for OR and ICU; OR tables; lights and ceiling supply units; and OR integration for image data management.
MAQUET is a subsidiary of the publicly listed Swedish GETINGE GROUP. In 2011, MAQUET generated nearly half of the company’s annual revenue of $3.2 billion. The company has 13,000 employees worldwide, including 6,000 employees in 50 international sales and service organizations, as well as a network of more than 280 sales representatives. For more information please visit www.maquet.com and www.getingegroup.com.
MAQUET – The Gold Standard.
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.