MedAssets Supply Chain Systems Extends Contract with Inviro Medical Devices



    Expanded Agreement Provides Access to Inviro's Patented Safety Syringe
Technology Including the Recently Launched InviroSNAP!(R) with InviroSTRIPE(R)

    ATLANTA, October 3 /CNW/ - MedAssets Supply Chain Systems, the group
purchasing division of MedAssets, Inc., and Inviro Medical Devices
(www.inviromedical.com) have extended their current agreement, providing
MedAssets customers access to Inviro's extensive portfolio of safety
hypodermic needle and syringe products. The contract extension adds five
months and is active through July 31, 2008, the anniversary of MedAssets
existing three-year safety hypodermic contract.

    MedAssets Supply Chain Systems originally selected Inviro Medical through
an assessment conducted at its 2006 Technology and Innovation Forum. During
this annual event, MedAssets Supply Chain Systems customer advisory committees
review companies of all sizes with new and unique technology. "In response to
Inviro's committee ranking, we wrote a GPO agreement," explains John Kautzer,
MedAssets Supply Chain Systems' director of distribution. "Based on our joint
initial success, MedAssets is eager to extend an opportunity to make Inviro
Medical's innovative safety technology available to our mutual customers."

    "We are pleased to extend this supplier partnership with the MedAssets
team," says Jim Charlesworth, SVP of sales for Inviro Medical Devices. "Our
original agreement started March 1, 2007, just prior to our June rollout of
Inviro Medical's latest innovation, the InviroSNAP!(R) with InviroSTRIPE(R)
Safety Syringe. We can now offer MedAssets' customers our line of safety
products that include an integral write-on stripe. This feature enables
healthcare workers to record critical information directly onto the syringe
barrel, thus helping to reduce risks for injectable medication errors and
helping meet 2007-2008 Joint Commission medication labeling requirements."

    Inviro Medical Devices engineers and markets safe medication delivery
systems, including the patented InviroSNAP! Safety Syringe and InviroSNAP!
Exchangeable combinations consisting of Luer Lock Safety Syringes, InviroLINK
Vial Access Plastic Cannula and Exchangeable Needles in a range of sizes. All
of Inviro's syringes are now available with InviroSTRIPE, its patented
integral write-on stripe. After years of research to develop its patents and
refine its product designs, the company is addressing the growing $1.6 billion
safety syringe market and introducing its breakthrough infection control
technology in North America.

    "We are delighted to lengthen our agreement with MedAssets Supply Chain
Systems well into 2008," says Gareth Clarke, chief executive officer of Inviro
Medical Devices. "Their decision to extend availability of Inviro's unique
safety technology to their customers represents a significant support of the
company and its range of products. We look forward to working with MedAssets
to help broaden its overall safety portfolio."

    About MedAssets

    MedAssets partners with healthcare providers to improve their financial
strength by implementing integrated spend management and revenue cycle
solutions that help control cost, improve margins and cash flow, increase
regulatory compliance, and optimize operational efficiency. MedAssets serves
more than 125 health systems, including 2,500 hospitals and 30,000 non-acute
care healthcare providers. For more information, go to www.medassets.com.

    About Inviro Medical Devices

    Founded in 1988, Inviro Medical Devices engineers and markets safe
medication delivery systems, including the patented InviroSNAP!(R) with
InviroSTRIPE(R) Safety Syringe. After years of research to develop its patents
and refine its product designs, the company is addressing the growing $1.6
billion safety syringe market and introducing its breakthrough infection
control technology in North America. Headquartered in Atlanta, Inviro Medical
Devices is becoming a leading industry champion in the quest to increase
infection control awareness and to protect healthcare workers, patients and
the environment with innovative medical devices. For more information, visit
www.inviromedical.com.




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