ACell®, Inc. Signs Purchasing Agreement with HealthTrust


Columbia, Maryland – (January 20, 2016) – ACell, Inc., a regenerative medicine company focused on the development, manufacturing, and commercialization of tissue repair products, today announced that it has signed a national purchasing agreement with HealthTrust covering MatriStem® wound management devices.

“The new contract with HealthTrust is a milestone in ACell’s continued expansion of its national accounts portfolio,” said Ben Nudo, Director of National Accounts. “MatriStem wound devices will now be accessible to HealthTrust members across the country.”

“We are pleased to sign this agreement with an industry leader like HealthTrust, and to work toward our goal of improving patients’ clinical care while also driving value,” said Pat McBrayer, President and CEO. “We look forward to offering regenerative solutions to physicians and patients throughout the HealthTrust network.”

MatriStem wound devices are intended for complex wound management, including pressure ulcers, venous ulcers, diabetic ulcers, surgical wounds and traumatic wounds.

About ACell Inc.

ACell, Inc. is a leading regenerative medicine company focused on the development, manufacturing and commercialization of unique proprietary extracellular matrix (ECM) products to facilitate the repair and remodeling of damaged tissues. ACell is committed to becoming and remaining an innovative leader in regenerative medical technology, offering superior healing options for doctors and patients. ACell is a privately held company and operates manufacturing facilities in Columbia, MD and Lafayette, IN. For more information, call 800-826-2926 or visit www.acell.com.

About HealthTrust

HealthTrust (Healthtrust Purchasing Group, L.P. as its full legal name) is committed to strengthening provider performance and clinical excellence through an aligned membership model and the delivery of total cost management solutions, including supply chain solutions and a contract and service portfolio unparalleled in quality, scope and value. HealthTrust (www.healthtrustpg.com) serves more than 1,400 acute care facilities and members in 22,300 other locations, including ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices, long-term care and alternate care sites. Headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee, HealthTrust is an affiliate of Parallon Business Solutions, LLC (www.parallon.com), a leading provider of healthcare business and operational services, including revenue cycle management, workforce and technology solutions. On Twitter @healthtrustpg and @parallonconnect.

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