Vygon Group Acquires Medwin
Vygon announces its acquisition of Medwin, a company based in southern France, and specialized in enteral nutrition (feeding pumps) and related accessories.
Vygon Earns New Innovative Technology Designation from Novation for Nutrisafe 2
Vygon announced today that its Nutrisafe 2 product received a new Innovative Technology designation from Novation, the leading health care supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company for the more than 100,000 members and affiliates of VHA Inc., UHC, Children’s Hospital Association, and Provista.
Alamo Scientific, Inc. Named as a Distributor of Vygon Products in Colorado and Texas
The new distribution relationship between Alamo and Vygon, which will be effective August 1, 2013, has appointed Alamo as a distributor of most lines of Vygon’s products in the states of Colorado and Texas.
Curie-Cancer and Vygon Sign a Partnership Agreement Extension for the Development of Innovative Medical Devices
The Curie-Cancer and Vygon partnership will extend over several years and will achieve the development of catheters and implantable ports with increased resistance to nosocomial infections, for launch on the international market.
Vygon Launches New Value Life Slogan
Vygon Corporation has launched Value Life, a company-wide slogan pioneered by Vygon France. This new company statement has been added to our company logo.
Vygon Now Selling Boussignac CPAP Line of Products Direct
Vygon has announced that it is now selling the Boussignac CPAP line of products directly. Inquiries and orders can be directed to Vygon USA’s Customer Service Department at 800-473-5414.
Vygon Signs Distribution Agreement with Ambu Inc.
Vygon is proud to announce a new distribution relationship with Ambu Inc., a provider of ventilation products for artificial respiration and single-use electrodes for electrocardiogram (ECG) tests.
Vygon Signs Three-Year Agreement with HealthTrust Purchasing Group to Provide Neonatal Umbilical Catheters and Enteral Feeding Systems
Vygon announced that it has signed an agreement with Tennessee-based HealthTrust Purchasing Group (HPG), a national healthcare group purchasing organization, for neonatal umbilical catheters and enteral feeding systems. The three-year contract went into effect on July 1, 2011 and will continue through June 30, 2014.
FDA Safety Recommendation Letter
FDA has recently issued a letter to all manufacturers of enteral feeding tubes, healthcare professionals, and hospital purchasing departments stating that they recognize the luer lock misconnections are often under-recognized and as a result, adverse events resulting from such misconnections are likely to be under-reported. FDA is asking healthcare professionals and hospital purchasing departments to “consider the safety of various systems and connections when purchasing new inventory”.