FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 18, 2014
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Jeff Nordquist, Vice-President, Marketing, CORPAK MedSystems (847-304-3476)
Maureen L. Mulvihill, President and CEO, Actuated Medical (814-355-0003)
CORPAK MEDSYSTEMS SELECTED AS WORLDWIDE DISTRIBUTOR FOR TUBECLEAR®
BUFFALO GROVE, IL – CORPAK MedSystems, Inc. is pleased to announce its selection as the worldwide exclusive distributor of TubeClear® for the acute care market. TubeClear is an in-patient tube clearing system for feeding and decompression tubes. TubeClear's patented technology uses a mechanical motion that allows clinicians to quickly clear clogs in tubes without the expense and risk of tube replacement.
TubeClear is a product of Actuated Medical Inc. of Bellefonte, PA. Maureen L. Mulvihill, Ph.D., CEO of Actuated Medical said, "We are pleased to be commercializing TubeClear on a global basis with CORPAK. With their market leadership and global presence, TubeClear can make a huge impact in enteral care."
"CORPAK is excited to add TubeClear to our portfolio of best in class enteral feeding products," according to Frank J. McCaney, CEO of CORPAK who added, "TubeClear is an innovative product that will assist clinicians in providing improved patient care as well as decreasing costs and uncomfortable procedures."
TubeClear has been cleared for sale by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Health Canada, and the European Medicines Agency, and already has several customers in the U.S.
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About CORPAK MedSystems
CORPAK MedSystems is a leading global medical device company focused on enteral and vascular access technologies. With more than 30 years of experience and a strong record of innovation, CORPAK partners with customers and stakeholders to create clinical and economic solutions, enabling better patient outcomes.
About Actuated Medical
Actuated Medical is a medical device company that focuses on state-of-the-art, minimally invasive instruments for clearing occlusions, penetrating tissue, and enabling the emerging MRI-guided surgical procedure industry. A full-service firm with U.S.-based design, development, and manufacturing, the company's devices enhance clinical care and deliver positive patient outcomes. Actuated Medical is located in Bellefonte, PA and is certified ISO 13485:2003, 14971:2007 and Women's Business Enterprise (WBE).