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Coloplast awarded general urological products agreement with Premier Inc.

February 25, 2019

Coloplast, a global medical device company and leader in intimate healthcare needs, has been awarded a three-year group purchasing agreement for general urological products with Premier. The new agreement allows Premier members access to Coloplast’s full portfolio of general urological products, including catheters, drainage systems and accessories.

“We are extremely honored that Premier Inc. has chosen to work with Coloplast. Coloplast shares Premier’s core values to improve patient outcomes and provide value to its customers,” said Manu Varma, senior vice president of Chronic Care North America.

The agreement is effective for three years beginning March 1, 2019. Premier is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 4,000 U.S. hospitals and 165,000 other providers to transform healthcare. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, and advisory and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost.

About Coloplast continence care productsColoplast’s range of innovative continence care products are created to allow users to better control their bladder management. By working closely with clinical experts and patients who use catheters daily, we have developed award-winning products. This includes SpeediCath®, the world’s first ready-to-use hydrophilic-coated intermittent catheter, and Conveen® Optima, the next generation of male external catheters. These products are designed to improve the quality of life for those in need and are preferred by users.

In addition to product solutions, Coloplast has developed Coloplast® Care, a patient support program which provides catheter users access to education and tools for self-assessment and individualized live support from Care Advisors. Coloplast Care provides reliable information so catheter users can better manage their care and experience a full life.

About ColoplastDanish medical device company Coloplast develops products and services designed to make life easier for people with intimate health conditions. Coloplast listens to end-users to better understand their needs and responds by bringing the best ideas to market in the form of medical devices and service solutions. www.coloplast.us/about-coloplast

Global press contactLina Danstrup, Senior Media Relations Manager+45 4911 2607 dklina@coloplast.com

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