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HealthTrust enters into new deal with Teleflex for Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump

HealthTrust Purchasing Group has signed a new agreement with Teleflex for Arrow Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump and Catheter products.

HealthTrust supports nearly 1,400 not-for-profit, for-profit acute care facilities and 10,600 ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices and alternate care sites.

Teleflex provides intra-aortic balloon (IAB) catheter and intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) products, by using its Arrow Cardiac Care products.

The AutoCAT2 WAVE pump when combined with Arrow’s FiberOptix IAB catheter provides ProActive CounterPulsation.

The AutoCAT 2’s Deflation Timing Management and second generation AutoPilot mode of operation, when combined with the patented WAVE timing algorithm, facilitates clinician to use the intra-aortic balloon pump system to support in even the most challenging heart rhythms with 98% timing accuracy.

Teleflex Cardiac Care Division president Howard Miller said they are proud to be a contracted partner with HealthTrust and look forward to the new opportunities this agreement brings to serve HealthTrust members and their patients.