Clearwater, FL, January 2008: MedAssets Supply Chain Systems, the group purchasing division of MedAssets, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDAS), has renewed its contract with glove manufacturer Sempermed USA for its complete line of examination gloves. The multi-year agreement began January 1, 2008 and includes Polymed® Latex Powder-Free, SemperCare® Co-polymer Nitrile Powder-Free, SemperCare® Tender Touch Nitrile Powder Free, and SemperCare® Vinyl Powder Free exam gloves.
"Sempermed and MedAssets Supply Chain Systems have had tremendous growth in the Acute Care marketplace in the past several years. Our new relationship will provide the product quality, service levels, and implementation programs that will continue to drive this growth while providing value to MedAssets' customers," states Marc Montalto, Director of Acute Care, Sempermed.
Sempermed is a vertically integrated manufacturer that provides focused sales, marketing, and logistical support to those in need of hand protection. For more information on Sempermed or its products, contact Sempermed USA, Inc., 13900 49th Street North, Clearwater, FL 33762; 800-366-9545; Website: www.SempermedUSA.com.
MedAssets (NASDAQ: MDAS) partners with healthcare providers to improve their financial strength by implementing integrated spend management and revenue cycle solutions that help control cost, improve margins and cash flow, increase regulatory compliance, and optimize operational efficiency. MedAssets serves more than 125 health systems, including 2,500 hospitals and 30,000 non-acute care healthcare providers. For more information, visit www.medassets.com.
For Release 9 a.m. EDT, January 31, 2008
Contact: Paul Educate
Sempermed USA, Inc.