Teleflex Signs New Agreement with HealthTrust for Complete Line of LMA® Laryngeal Masks

Teleflex Signs New Agreement with HealthTrust for Complete Line of LMA®Laryngeal Masks

LIMERICK, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Teleflex Incorporated (NYS: TFX) , a leading global provider of medical devices for critical care and surgery, has announced it was recently awarded a new agreement from HealthTrust for its complete line of LMA® Laryngeal Masks. Healthtrust provides healthcare organizations with solutions for total cost management, including group purchasing.

The agreement, effective July 1, 2013, will provide HealthTrust's 1,400 member hospitals access to the comprehensive portfolio of laryngeal masks available from Teleflex. The full offering provides airway management products including the LMA Supreme® Laryngeal Mask, the LMA Classic® Airway, the LMA Unique® Airway and the LMA ProSeal® Airway.

"This new agreement with HealthTrust further strengthens Teleflex's position as a market leader in laryngeal masks in the United States," said Cary Vance, President, Anesthesia & Respiratory Division of Teleflex. "We are dedicated to providing a comprehensive portfolio of airway management solutions that improve patient outcomes while reducing the cost of care."

About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a leading global provider of specialty medical devices for a range of procedures in critical care and surgery. Our mission is to provide solutions that enable healthcare providers to improve outcomes and enhance patient and provider safety. Headquartered in Limerick, PA, Teleflex employs approximately 11,700 people worldwide and serves healthcare providers in more than 140 countries. Additional information about Teleflex can be obtained from the company's website at

About HealthTrust

HealthTrust (legally known as HealthTrust Purchasing Group, L.P.) is committed to strengthening provider performance and clinical excellence through an aligned membership model and the delivery of total cost management solutions, including supply chain solutions and a contract and service portfolio unparalleled in quality, scope and value. HealthTrust ( serves 1,400 acute care facilities, 800 ambulatory surgery centers and members in more than 10,600 other locations including physician practices, long-term care and alternate care sites. Headquartered in Brentwood, Tenn., HealthTrust is closely integrated with the provider-proven capabilities of Parallon Business Solutions ( which include workforce management solutions, revenue cycle and business process expertise and technology solutions.

Forward-Looking Statements

Any statements contained in this press release that do not describe historical facts may constitute forward-looking statements. Any forward-looking statements contained herein are based on our management's current beliefs and expectations, but are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and changes in circumstances, which may cause actual results or company actions to differ materially from what is expressed or implied by these statements. These risks and uncertainties are identified and described in more detail in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K.

Teleflex, LMA, LMA Classic, LMA ProSeal, LMA Supreme and LMA Unique are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates.

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Teleflex Incorporated
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