IRRAS Awarded Breakthrough Technology Purchasing Agreement with Premier for Hummingbird ICP Monitoring Products
STOCKHOLM, Nov. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — IRRAS AB, a commercial-stage medical technology company with a comprehensive portfolio of innovative products for neurocritical care, today announced that its Hummingbird family of intracranial pressure (ICP) monitoring equipment has been awarded a group purchasing agreement with Premier Inc. in the United States. Effective December 1, the new agreement allows Premier members, at their discretion, to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Premier for Hummingbird ICP Monitoring products.
Premier added the Hummingbird products to its list of contractually approved items in the neurosurgical critical care product category via its Technology Breakthroughs program. This selective program allowed IRRAS to gain status as an approved supplier outside of Premier’s normal contract cycle.
“Today’s announcement is a significant accomplishment for the commercial growth of IRRAS,” said Will Martin, IRRAS’ President and Chief Commercial Officer. “This contract accelerates our US Hummingbird launch by allowing our team to introduce the product to Premier’s broad membership group of approximately 4,100 hospitals.”
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