Infection Control Company Inviro Medical Devices Names Joint Commission Member Fred Brown to Board

    Seasoned Healthcare Executive to Help Guide Inviro's Strategy

    ATLANTA, March 6 /CNW/ - Esteemed healthcare leader Fred Brown, immediate
past chairman and member of the board of commissioners of the Joint
Commission, has been named to the board of directors of Inviro Medical Devices
(, a leading manufacturer of infection control products,
including the InviroSNAP!(R) Safety Syringe. With a career spanning 40 years,
Brown has spent the last two decades serving as CEO of various healthcare
organizations and is currently chairman of Fred L. Brown & Associates, LLC, an
international consulting company.

    As a member of Inviro's board, Brown will provide strategic guidance to
the company. "I am eager to work with Inviro Medical Devices' experienced
management team and provide counsel to support its innovative infection
control products," says Fred Brown. "Based on my private and public sector
experience, I am acutely aware of the challenges surrounding employee safety
and medication labeling. I believe the company's InviroSNAP! safety syringe
and its writable InviroSTRIPE can help significantly in addressing these

    Brown emphasizes the important role healthcare organizations play in
society and has served in leadership roles with numerous high-profile
organizations. He has considerable experience overseeing complex healthcare
networks and serving as a director of two major group purchasing
organizations. He is past chairman of the American Hospital Association and
the National Kidney Foundation, as well as past governor and regent of the
American College of Healthcare Executives.

    "We are delighted to attract a healthcare executive with Fred Brown's
experience and stature to Inviro's board," says Gareth Clarke, chief executive
officer of Inviro Medical Devices. "His decision to join us represents a
significant endorsement of the company, its management and its product line,
which now helps address both employee and patient safety. Fred's appointment,
together with the recent appointments of Tony Holler and Todd Patrick,
demonstrate Inviro's commitment to developing a world-class board of

    In addition to enhancing its board of directors, Inviro Medical Devices
is making significant strides with its sales strategy, recently securing its
first Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) contract. Effective March 1, 2007,
Inviro Medical entered into an agreement that provides MedAssets Supply Chain
Systems' customers access to Inviro's extensive portfolio of safety hypodermic
needle and syringe products.

    About Inviro Medical Devices

    Founded in 1988, Inviro Medical Devices engineers and markets safe
medication delivery systems, including the patented InviroSNAP! 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

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