Cold Spring Harbor, NY, June 8, 2009 – AccuVein today announced a three year agreement with Amerinet LLC to offer the world’s first hand-held, non-contact vein illumination device to its members. The device projects a pattern of light on a patient’s skin revealing vein position to help the healthcare professional locate veins for blood draw (venipuncture), IV starts and blood donation.
“Amerinet’s network will help us introduce vein illumination AccuVein into health care facilities across the nation supporting our goal to provide all health professionals with a device that may reduce time and effort in establishing an IV line,” said Stephen P. Conlon, President, AccuVein.
“AccuVein’s breakthrough device embodies the types of tools we prefer to offer, with an eye to helping reduce healthcare costs and improving healthcare quality,” said Randall (Randy) Walter, Executive Vice President, Amerinet. Amerinet is a leading national healthcare group purchasing organization of over 30,000 members, including hospitals, physician offices, surgery centers, EMT/Emergency Medicine and Long Term Care sites.
For more information on AccuVein, please visit accuvein.com.
As a leading group purchasing organization, Amerinet strategically partners with healthcare providers to reduce costs and improve quality.
Through its Total Spend Management solutions and operational performance improvement programs, tools and services, Amerinet assists members in their efforts to reduce costs, improve efficiencies and create new revenue streams. Supported by a team of clinical, data and supply chain experts, Amerinet offers a comprehensive portfolio of product and service contracts to address members’ specific needs.
Based in St. Louis, Amerinet serves acute and alternate care site healthcare providers nationwide. To learn more, visit www.amerinet-gpo.com.
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