MEMPHIS, Tenn. – (January 23, 2014) – Christie® Medical Holdings, Inc., a global leader in mobile vascular imaging systems, today announced that the company’s near-infrared VeinViewer® product, the first and only full field digital, HD imaging vein illumination device on the market, was awarded a new innovative technology designation from Novation, the leading health care supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company for the more than 100,000 members, affiliates of national health care alliances VHA Inc. and UHC, as well as Children’s Hospital Association, and Provista.
The significant designation is only provided to a small number of products that are already available on contract through Novation. As part of the October 2013 Novation Innovative Technology Expo, the products were thoroughly evaluated and reviewed by hospital member-led councils and found to have an incremental benefit over other products that improve patient care or reduce the risk of harm to patients and caregivers. The products are now designated with a new Innovative Technology icon in the Novation online contract catalog making them easy to identify.
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