August 19, 2013
ICP Medical LLC to Supply Rapid Refresh Curtains to Premier Healthcare Alliance Members
Rapid Refresh™ Brand Disposable Privacy Curtains Selected by Major Medical GPO
St. Louis, MO – August 19, 2013 – ICP Medical LLC, a leader in infection control and prevention products for healthcare providers, recently announced an agreement with the Premier Healthcare Alliance. The contract provides thousands of Premier members access to specially negotiated pricing and terms for the Rapid Refresh™ disposable privacy curtain system. The Rapid Refresh™ disposable privacy curtain system allows curtains to be removed and replaced in seconds, improving infection prevention and compliance.
Premier’s members include more than 2,900 hospitals and 100,000 other healthcare sites throughout the country. “We are extremely pleased to offer the benefits of our quick-change Rapid Refresh™ disposable privacy curtains to Premier’s members,” commented Brian Sanders, president of ICP Medical LLC. “These facilities will have access to a product line that is designed to help lower costs through infection prevention and compliance while increasing patient satisfaction and safety for healthcare workers,” he added.
Not only will Premier’s members benefit from the ease of changing out the Rapid Refresh™ disposable privacy curtains but they will be reminded when to change a particular curtain with the benefit of Timestrip® technology. The Rapid Refresh™ privacy curtain line offers a built-in indicator that turns red after a recommended period of time, visually showing a healthcare worker when it’s time to change a curtain.
ICP Medical LLC’s Rapid Refresh™ product line is a proprietary brand of infection control and prevention products aimed at reducing the number of hospital associated infections through increased compliance.
About ICP Medical LLC ICP Medical LLC (www.icpmedical.com) is a leading infection control and prevention manufacturer serving hospitals and medical facilities throughout the United States and the world. Its mission is to help its customer partners reduce the spread of infection, provide a higher level of patient care, protect their employees, and lower the costs of delivering their services by focusing on compliance.
About the Premier Healthcare Alliance, Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Recipient Premier (www.premierinc.com) is one of the nation’s largest performance improvement alliances of approximately 2,900 U.S. community hospitals and 100,000 alternate sites using the power of collaboration and technology to lead the transformation to coordinated, high-quality, cost-effective care. Owned by healthcare providers, Premier operates a leading purchasing network that provided members more than $5 billion in savings in FY2012. Premier also maintains clinical, financial and outcomes databases based on 1 in every 4 patient discharges. A world leader in measurably improving patient care, Premier has one of the largest performance improvement collaboratives in America, including one in partnership with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier also has an office in Washington, DC.