Masimo Corporation (Masimo), a medical technology company, has entered into a preferred supplier agreement with the MED Group, a group purchasing organization. As per agreement, MED Group members will receive preferred contract pricing on Masimo SET Pulse Oximeters and sensors.
Wayne Grau, vice president supplier relations, The MED Group, stated, “Ensuring the continued success of our members is a top priority. Two of the best ways we accomplish this include providing access and preferred pricing on the high-quality products that help them take better care of their patients and reducing unnecessary costs in the home care environment. Masimo SET pulse oximetry products do both, by enabling home care clinicians to more accurately and reliably monitor their patients without having to waste time and resources sorting through false alarms.”
Masimo SET products immediately available to MED Group members include the new Masimo Rad-8 pulse oximeter and the full compliment of Masimo SET adhesive and reusable sensors. The new Rad-8 offers a host of easy-to-use special features that help caregivers more effectively and efficiently capture, analyze, and report vital oxygen saturation, pulse rate, and perfusion index information for improved patient care in the home environment.
Masimo Founder and CEO, Joe E. Kiani, stated, “Masimo has proudly served the needs of the home care market since the introduction of Masimo SET more than 10 years ago and we look forward to expanding our service in this market as a preferred pulse oximetry supplier to MED Group members. Our partnership with The MED Group will make Masimo SET pulse oximetry products available to their entire network of market-leading home medical equipment customers and home care providers to help advance the care and improve the safety of patients at home.”