DePuy Synthes awarded U.S. Department of Defense contract for orthopaedic products
Monday, May 15, 2017
Source: Healthcare Business Daily News
RAYNHAM, Mass., May 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- DePuy Synthes*, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies**, today announced it has been awarded a national contract from the U.S. Department of Defense for its orthopaedic products. Under the contract, DePuy Synthes will supply up to $260 million worth of orthopaedic products to the Defense Logistics Agency's electronic catalog (ECAT) of medical products, which offers U.S. military medical treatment facilities worldwide access to a full spectrum of medical products for active U.S. military personnel and veterans.
"Our commitment to U.S. military servicemen, women and their families has spanned more than a century, and we are excited to continue that commitment by bringing our innovative orthopaedic products to U.S. military medical treatment facilities worldwide through the ECAT system," said Juan-José Gonzalez, President, DePuy Synthes, U.S. "ECAT not only creates a more efficient online purchasing system, but it also enables us to deliver on our promise to provide products and capabilities that help to improve overall care and increase patient satisfaction."
For more information, visit https://www.defense.gov/News/Contracts/Contract-View/Article/1165420/.
About DePuy Synthes
DePuy Synthes Companies, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, provides one of the most comprehensive orthopaedics portfolios in the world. DePuy Synthes Companies solutions, in specialties including joint reconstruction, trauma, craniomaxillofacial, spinal surgery and sports medicine, are designed to advance patient care while delivering clinical and economic value to health care systems worldwide. For more information, visit www.depuysynthes.com.
*Contracted through Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems Inc. for DePuy Synthes Sales, Inc. spine orthopaedic products.
**The Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies comprise the surgery, orthopaedics, and cardiovascular businesses within Johnson & Johnson's Medical Devices segment.