MSD Announces New Preferred Distribution Partnership With Smiths Medical for Non-Hospital-Based Infusion

Medical Specialties Distributors (MSD) announces they have been selected as the preferred distribution partner for Smiths Medical to serve non-hospital based infusion customers.

The MSD and Smiths Medical partnership unveils a new distribution model that simplifies the way providers order, receive and deliver care. CADD® Infusion systems are available to non-hospital based infusion providers through a preferred distribution partnership with MSD.

“MSD provides the widest purchase options to meet the business needs of infusion providers,” said Keith Crawford, Chief Strategy Officer, MSD. “Smiths Medical’s infusion systems combined with our distribution, device, and technology offering, gives our customers another innovative solution to service their patients.”

“This new model will enhance our ability to focus on expanding our technologies, and bringing enhanced solutions to market,” said Carl Stamp, Vice President Global Marketing and Strategy, Smiths Medical. “Selecting MSD as our preferred distribution partner provides a single-source service model, improving patient satisfaction and lowering the total cost of care.”

The MSD and Smiths Medical partnership combines the best of two great companies and enhances MSD's ability to create a highly differentiated distribution, medical device, and technology solutions company uniquely positioned to improve both the delivery and efficiency of care for healthcare providers and patients.

ABOUT MSD: MSD’s mission is to make healthcare work better for our patients, families, communities and one another. MSD and its portfolio brands, First Choice Medical Supply and Attentus Medical Sales, Inc., delivers business process outsourcing solutions in the form of supply chain, medical device management and technology solutions, VerbalCare and OneTrack, which enable post-acute care healthcare providers to strengthen their businesses and to focus on the best possible outcomes for their patients. MSD’s portfolio of services includes formulary development, online ordering, equipment management and tracking, patient direct delivery programs, and an accredited ambulatory pump program serving the oncology marketplace. MSD is an authorized distributor for most of the healthcare industry’s leading group purchasing organizations and is also ISO 9001:2008 & ISO 134585:2003 certified. To learn more about MSD visit http://www.msdonline.com.

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