Megadyne Medical Products, a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of electrosurgical products, today announced that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with Ethicon Endo-Surgery Inc. (Ethicon) Energy business, market leaders in advanced energy surgical devices.
According to the terms of the agreement, Megadyne and Ethicon will now offer contracting solutions for customers in the U.S. that will increase both choice and access to a broad energy portfolio across multiple energy platforms. The combined portfolio includes monopolar and standard bipolar from Megadyne and advanced bipolar and ultrasonic energy from Ethicon.
“This partnership provided our hospital system with a comprehensive portfolio of solutions for our energy needs,” said Sonja L. Glass, RN, BSN, Value Analysis Coordinator for Surgical Services, Strategic Sourcing, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. “I believe Ethicon and Megadyne provide high quality products that help us deliver quality outcomes for our patients. The partnership helped drive cost efficiencies and provided financial benefits for Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.”
This new venture offers both Megadyne and Ethicon customers a broadened variety of energy solutions to simplify their inventory management, as well as increased value through flexible contracting solutions, capital trade-out programs, product and supplier standardization and environmentally friendly solutions.
“Megadyne is proud to collaborate with Ethicon, as we share a common vision and commitment to providing high-quality, world-class health care products to our customers,” said Robert Farnsworth, CEO of Megadyne Medical Products. “This agreement will enable us to jointly leverage each of our strengths and expertise to provide a comprehensive portfolio of solutions across the spectrum of energy platforms.”