MAQUET Cardiovascular US Sales LLC (MAQUET Cardiovascular US) has signed a new agreement with Novation LLC (Novation). The agreement provides MAQUET Cardiovascular US to supply VHA Inc., University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) and Provista customers with its Cardiac Assist counterpulsation system, including Datascope Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps (IABP) and catheters.

MAQUET Cardiovascular US is a division of MAQUET Medical Systems, part of the publicly listed Swedish group of companies GETINGE AB.

Novation Founded in 1998, Novation is a health care contracting services company for more than 2,500 members of VHA Inc. and the University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC), two national health care alliances and nearly 14,000 members of Provista, LLC.