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PDI Receives Promising Testing Results of Super Sani-Cloth Wipes Against SARS-COV-2

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Halyard Health Signs First GPO Contract as Independent Company

Halyard Health, formerly Kimberly-Clark Health Care, was awarded a new purchasing agreement with HealthTrust for its complete line of face masks. Effective March 1, 2015, Halyard’s standard and ASTM-rated face masks, including Fluidshield masks with So Soft lining, will be available to HealthTrust members made up of 1,350 acute care facilities, as well as 15,000 ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices and alternate care facilities.

“We are committed to creating value for HealthTrust members by providing market leading surgical, infection prevention and medical device products and solutions,” said Chris Lowery, chief operating officer, Halyard Health. “We will continue to provide our customers with innovative products that help them provide quality care, reduce costs and achieve superior clinical outcomes.”

While Halyard and HealthTrust have worked together for more than 15 years, this marks the first contract signed as Halyard Health.



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