FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CARY, IL, February 18, 2016 – Sage Products LLC recently signed a new 3-year sole source contract with Premier, Inc. a leading healthcare improvement company. This agreement enables Sage to offer its pre-packaged bathing products, incontinence care products, hair care products, meatal cleansing products and preoperative skin prep products to Premier and Premier Ascend member hospitals at negotiated prices.
The contact will go into effect on June 1, 2016 and runs through May 31, 2019. This partnership is designed to help healthcare organizations lower costs and increase quality of care for patients.
“We’re very thankful for this opportunity and we look forward to working with Premier member hospitals to deliver quality products and clinical outcomes. By eliminating the use of basins, a known risk factor for hospital-acquired infections and reducing the risk of surgical site infections with our pre-op prepping products, this partnership will help improve patient outcomes,” stated Chuck Young, Vice President, Corporate Accounts, Sage Products.
Premier, Inc. is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 3,600 U.S. hospitals and 120,000 other providers to transform healthcare.
Sage Products provides essential, prevention-based healthcare interventions that deliver extraordinary patient care outcomes. Sage’s market-leading products help reduce the risk of healthcare-associated infections, pressure ulcers and skin breakdown.
About Sage Products LLC
Since 1971, Sage Products has developed disposable healthcare products trusted by leading healthcare facilities worldwide. The company has a core belief in prevention—that simple, evidence-based, interventions lead to extraordinary outcomes. Sage is pioneering Interventional Patient Hygiene (IPH) with industry-leading brands including Q-Care™ Oral Cleansing and Suctioning Systems, 2% Chlorhexidine Gluconate Cloths for Patient
Barrier Cream Cloths, Prevalon® Heel Protectors, Prevalon™ Turn and Position System, Prevalon™ Seated Positioning System, and Prevalon™ Liftaem® Mobile Patient Transfer System. The company’s goal is to help prevent healthcare worker injury, patient skin breakdown, healthcare-associated pneumonias, surgical site infections and other adverse events.
For more information please contact:
1-815-455-4700, ext. 1360