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Encision (Boulder, Colorado) reported that it entered into an agreement with Caldera Medical (Agoura Hills, California) to represent Caldera's line of products, including the Desara Sling System for treating stress urinary incontinence which is estimated to affect 15 million women in the U.S.
Encision will use its sales employees to supplement Caldera's sales team in introducing Caldera's products to physicians and hospitals.
"We are pleased to expand our product offerings to a key group of our target customers. Caldera's products are consistent with our desire to offer 'best in class' products to the surgical market," said Jack Serino, president/CEO of Encision.
"Through Encision's experienced sales representatives, we will expand coverage throughout the U.S. market and strengthen our presence in the marketplace. This is especially important as we continue to broaden our product portfolio with innovative new technologies," said Bryon Merade, CEO of Caldera.
In other agreements/contracts news:
• OBS Medical (Carmel, Indiana) has entered into an agreement with Beazley (London), an insurer of medical malpractice for U.S. hospitals, for Beazley to provide insurance coverage at a reduced cost to hospitals that implement OBS's Visensia patient monitoring technology to provide early warning of clinical crises. OBS Medical's Visensia hospital patient safety suite fuses data from multiple vital signs into a numerical index of a patient's wellness. When the predictive index reaches or surpasses a set threshold, an alert is triggered, indicating a patient may be at greater risk of deterioration.