Precision Dynamics Corp. Signs Labor & Delivery Contract with Novation
San Fernando, CA (May 25, 2004) – Precision Dynamics Corporation (PDC) announced that Novation, the supply company of VHA, Inc., and the University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC), has signed a dual-source contract to provide members access to PDC Labor & Delivery products, including amniotic membrane perforators, umbilical cord clamps, and baby footprinters. The contract took effect on March 1 and will run through February 28, 2008 . For more information on PDC products, please call 800-772-1122 or visit www.pdc-healthcare.com.
PDC has a separate agreement with Novation for its automatic wristband identification product.
With nearly 50 years of experience, PDC is the global leader and pacesetter in the development of automatic identification wristband systems and quality health care products. The company introduced the first patient Bar Code ID Wristband System in 1984, the Smart Band® Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Wristband System in 2000, and the AgeBand® Electronic Age/ID Verification System in 2004. PDC also provides premium healthcare products for labor & delivery, urology, and other applications. PDC is committed to 100% quality in service, design, and manufacturing. This is substantiated by their ISO-9001: 2000 and ISO-13485: 2003 certification at their main facility in San Fernando, CA . Plans to establish certification at their new facility in Tijuana, Mexico are underway. For more information, visit www.pdcorp.com.
Based in Irving, Texas, Novation was established in January 1998 through a combination of the supply programs of VHA and UHC, two national health care alliances. Novation serves the purchasing needs of more than 2,400 members and affiliates of VHA and UHC. These organizations used Novation contracts to purchase more than $23 billion in supplies in 2004.