Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. Energy business, market leaders in advanced energy surgical devices, has announced that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with MEGADYNE, market leaders in electrosurgery. Per the terms of the agreement, Ethicon and MEGADYNE will offer contracting solutions for customers in the U.S. that will increase choice and access to a broad energy portfolio across multiple energy platforms, from monopolar and standard bipolar currently offered by MEGADYNE to advanced bipolar and ultrasonic currently offered by Ethicon.

“This combined offering provides 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, N.C.). “I believe Ethicon and Megadyne provide high-quality products that help us deliver quality outcomes for our patients. The strategic partnership helps drive cost efficiencies and provides financial benefits for Wake Forest Baptist.”