AccuVein, Inc., the leader in vein illumination, today announced a three-year agreement with Novation for the award-winning AccuVein AV400, a non-contact vein illumination device that projects a pattern of light on a patient’s skin revealing vein position for procedures requiring vein location.
The new contract with Novation, the leading healthcare supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company for the more than 65,000 members and affiliates of VHA, UHC, Children’s Hospital Association and Provista, is effective until July 31, 2016.
“Offering AccuVein vein illumination products to the broad and diverse group of members served by Novation supports our goal of providing healthcare professionals with a device that helps improve patient care and satisfaction,” said Dan Delaney, COO, AccuVein.
Locating peripheral vasculature is invaluable in many medical procedures that require vein access or avoidance. Accessing a vein for IV starts, blood draw and sclerotherapy procedures, as well as avoiding veins in surgery and cosmetic procedures, are all successful applications of the device.
About Novation, Winner of the Ethics Inside® Certification
Founded in 1998, Novation (novationco.com) is the leading healthcare supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company for the more 65,000 members and affiliates of VHA Inc. and UHC, two national healthcare alliances, Children’s Hospital Association, an alliance of the nation’s leading pediatric facilities, and Provista, LLC. Novation provides alliance members with sourcing services, as well as information and data services. Based in Irving Texas, Novation develops and manages competitive contracts with more than 600 suppliers. VHA, UHC and Provista members used Novation contracts to purchase approximately $43 billion in 2012. Novation has earned the coveted Ethics Inside® Certification from Ethisphere Institute, a leading international think tank dedicated to the research and promotion of best practices in corporate ethics and compliance. Novation also was named on Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies list, and is the only company in the healthcare industry to earn both distinctions for two consecutive years.
About AccuVein, Inc.
AccuVein, Inc. (accuvein.com) is a leader in vein illumination. AccuVein is the only hand-held, non-contact vein illumination solution. It allows healthcare professionals to see a map of peripheral veins on the skin’s surface with the goal of accessing or avoiding veins. The AccuVein AV400 has received numerous awards including the 2013 Gold Medical Design Excellence Award, the 2013 Gold Edison Award and the Red Herring America 2013 Award. It is built on AccuVein’s proprietary technology as embodied in its growing patent portfolio that covers a broad range of imaging and medical diagnostic technologies. AccuVein devices are in use at more than 2,000 hospitals and available for sale in 100 countries worldwide.