Columbia, MD – (July 2, 2015) – ACell, Inc. today announced that it has been awarded the prestigious 2014 Innovative Technology Supplier of the Year Award from Novation, a leading health care services company, at their annual Supplier Summit meeting.
The Innovative Technology Award is awarded to suppliers that are recognized through member adoption of their products as having a positive impact on patient care.
“We recognize that all of our contracted suppliers work tirelessly to bring value to the members and affiliates we serve through their products and services. The companies recognized as winners truly represent the best-of-the best.” said Pete Allen, former Novation group vice president, Sourcing Operations, now executive vice president, Sales and Marketing, for the newly combined entity of VHA, UHC and Novation.
ACell’s agreement with Novation allows the groups’ members to access the full portfolio of MatriStem® devices including MatriStem wound management devices, MatriStem Surgical Matrix devices, and MatriStem Pelvic Floor Matrix.
“We are very proud of this honor, and of how well it reflects on our technology’s ability to impact clinical care while also driving value,” said James A. D’Orta, MD, Chief Executive Officer. “We look forward to continuing to offer life-changing regenerative solutions to physicians and patients throughout the Novation network.”
More than 80 nominees were recognized in 30 different categories including compliance, diversity, food and nutrition, environmental excellence, medical/surgical products, pediatrics, pharmacy, and technology.
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.
MatriStem products contain the epithelial basement membrane from porcine urinary bladder, and are based on the proprietary ECM composition generally referred to in scientific literature as urinary bladder matrix, or UBM. UBM is a segment of tissue layers that facilitates a constructive tissue remodeling response by the patient’s body. MatriStem products are indicated for use in general surgery, gynecological surgery, and in the management of a wide range of wounds. Refer to the IFU supplied with each product for indications, contraindications and precautions. All MatriStem products are made in the USA.
About Novation, Recipient of the Ethisphere Institute’s Ethics Inside Certification
Novation is the nation’s leading health care services company, focused on revolutionizing operational performance for more than 100,000 members and affiliates of VHA Inc., UHC, Children’s Hospital Association and Provista LLC. Novation’s progressive approach to cost performance, data and intelligence, and integrated advisory solutions helps health care providers envision and advance new models of cost-effective, high-quality care. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Novation is committed to the highest standards of ethical behavior and twice has been honored with the Ethisphere Institute’s coveted Ethics Inside® Certification, and has been named four years consecutively to Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies list. To learn more about Novation, please visit novationco.com and follow @NovationNews on Twitter.Return to News