Ethicon Sutures, Endo-Mechanicals and Trocars Available to Intalere Members through New Agreement
St. Louis (June 12, 2018) - Intalere, the healthcare industry leader in delivering optimal cost, quality and clinical outcomes, today announced two new agreements with Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems, Inc., for Ethicon sutures, endo-mechanicals and trocars.
“As we have evolved our contracting model and become increasingly focused on addressing key concerns by category, customer and business challenge, this was identified as a strategic relationship that could provide significant mutual benefit for all stakeholders,” said Todd Larkin, senior vice president of contracting for Intalere. “Through our partnership and collaboration with Intermountain Healthcare, we identified this as a significant opportunity and are excited to bring these market-leading products to our members to help them achieve optimal cost, quality and clinical outcomes.”
Ethicon’s surgical technologies and solutions include sutures, staplers, energy devices, trocars and hemostats. Ethicon has made significant contributions to surgery for more than 60 years, from creating the first sutures, to revolutionizing surgery with minimally invasive procedures. Ethicon has also pioneered advances in wound closure that are designed to enable providers to minimize tissue trauma, optimize healing and improve patient outcomes.
Intalere’s mission focuses on improving the operational health of America’s healthcare providers by designing tailored, smart solutions that deliver optimal cost, quality and clinical outcomes. We strive to be the essential partner for operational excellence in healthcare through customized solutions that address customers’ individual needs. We assist our customers in managing their entire spend, providing innovative technologies, products and services, and leveraging the best practices of a provider-led model. As Intalere draws on the power of our owner Intermountain Healthcare’s nationally-recognized supply chain expertise and leadership in technology, process improvement, and evidence-based clinical and business best practices, we are uniquely positioned to be the innovation leader in the healthcare industry. Visit www.intalere.com to learn more.