nSpire Health Awarded Three-Year Agreement with Novation Group Purchasing Organization

LONGMONT, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- nSpire Health announced today a new three-year contract with Novation Group Purchasing Organization. The agreement, commencing October 1, 2011, offers Novation member hospitals and clinics special tiered access to nSpire Health’s broad range of respiratory products and services, including HDpft™ pulmonary function testing systems through September 30, 2014.

With the added benefits of HDpft, Novation’s customers will be able to take advantage of several new advancements in lung function diagnostics, including iFlow™, nSpire Health’s newest development in flow sensor technology. iFlow ensures flow & volume measuring accuracy and reproducibility at more than three times the industry standard, while nSight™ software streamlines testing and workflow in today’s busy pulmonary function laboratory. Consistent with nSpire Health’s vision of revolutionizing the way the world detects and treats respiratory diseases, HDpft technology identifies smaller changes in lung function sooner.

“nSpire Health is pleased to continue supporting Novation membership with advanced and emerging technologies,” said Rich Rosenthal, VP of Sales & Marketing for nSpire Health. “I am confident that our agreement, coupled with our emphasis and commitment to customer satisfaction, supports Novation’s on-going mission of improving healthcare quality.”

About nSpire Health

nSpire Health develops and manufactures respiratory care products and provides related services. The company is focused on cardiopulmonary diagnostics, respiratory clinical trial services, and disease management solutions designed to improve health care productivity while increasing the overall quality of patient care. nSpire Health is the exclusive provider of PiKo® home health monitors, PiKoLogic™ ePRO solutions, and HDpft™ systems, the most accurate and precise pulmonary function testing systems worldwide.

For further information contact [email protected] or visit www.nspirehealth.com.

About Novation

Founded in 1998, Novation is the leading health care supply contracting company for more than 25,000 members of VHA Inc. and the University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC), two national health care alliances, and 5,500 members of Provista, LLC, representing 28,000 sites. Novation provides alliance members contract and price management and spend management services. Based in Irving, Texas, Novation develops and manages competitive contracts with more than 600 suppliers. VHA, UHC and Provista members used Novation contracts to purchase nearly $40 billion in 2010.

For more information visit www.novationco.com.

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www.nspirehealth.com

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