[Andover, MA, April 13, 2023]– ndd Medical Technologies announced its TrueFlow ultrasound technology has received an Innovative Technology contract from Vizient, Inc. the nation’s leading health care performance improvement company. The contract was awarded based on the recommendation of ndd’s TrueFlow technology used in EasyOne pulmonary function testing (PFT) products by hospital experts who serve on one of Vizient’s member-led councils, and it signifies to Vizient members unique qualities that potentially bring improvement to the healthcare industry.
Innovative Technology contracts are recommended after review and interaction with products submitted through Vizient’s Innovative Technology Program. Vizient member-led councils identify technologies that have the potential to enhance clinical care, patient safety, health care worker safety or improve business operations of health care organizations.
TrueFlow ultrasound technology is proven to deliver accurate flow and volume for the lifetime of the product while eliminating the need for calibration and problems associated with traditional methods of measurement.
“ndd recognizes the global burden of lung disease, and we are driving the standard of care in respiratory testing with our technology,” says Michael Bencak, CEO of ndd. “With our TrueFlow technology, clinicians can have confidence in their results to diagnose sooner and treat more effectively.”
“Congratulations to ndd Medical Technologies for achieving this peer-designated status,” said Kelly Flaharty, senior director contract services and Vizient Innovative Technology Program leader. “Our member council deemed EasyOne PFT products worthy of this designation for its potential to make a real difference in the health care industry.”
Vizient represents a diverse membership base that includes academic medical centers, pediatric facilities, community hospitals, integrated health delivery networks, and non-acute health care providers and represents more than $130 billion in annual purchasing volume. Through its Innovative Technology Program, Vizient works with member-led councils and task forces to evaluate products for their potential to bring real innovation to health care. Vizient may award a contract to products deemed worthy of the Innovative Technology designation outside of the competitive bid cycle.