Cook Biotech announced a new sales collaboration with Progressive
Medical. Sales representatives employed by Progressive Medical will
manage and support sales in the field for the Cook Biotech Biodesign
Progressive Medical has sold and distributed products focused on overall
cost effectiveness, efficiency, improved patient outcomes, and safety
for over 33 years.
“It is our mission and commitment to support improved outcomes, quality
of care, and cost through novel and proven products for the patients and
customers we serve,” said Mark Martin, president and CEO of Progressive
As a member of the Americas Hernia Society Corporate Alliance, Cook
Biotech supports the scientific programs of the society. Cook Biotech is
also a foundation partner in the Americas Hernia Society Quality
Collaborative (AHSQC). The AHSQC was formed in 2013 by hernia surgeons
focused on improving patient outcomes and optimizing costs.
“We’re excited to partner with Progressive Medical to continue delivery
of the Biodesign Hernia Graft,” said Umesh Patel, Cook Biotech
president. “We’re confident that Progressive’s breadth of sales and
clinical support and their focus on maintaining our long-term
relationships with current customers enable us to help patients in need
of hernia repair.”
The Biodesign Hernia Graft is intended for implantation to reinforce
soft tissues where weakness exists. Indications for use include the
repair of a hernia or a body wall defect. It is manufactured by Cook
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About Cook Biotech:
Cook Biotech Inc. develops and manufactures medical products for tissue
repair and regenerative medicine applications using proprietary
extracellular matrix (ECM) technologies and processes. Cook Biotech
products are marketed and distributed under several brand names,
including AxoGuard®, Biodesign, DynaMatrix®,
FISH™, HaloShield®, OASIS®, and tarSys®.
Cook Biotech collaborates with partners and distributors, including
AxoGen Inc., Aziyo Biologics, Cook Medical Inc., Cormatrix, Katena
Products Inc., Keystone Dental Inc., Progressive Medical Inc., and Smith
& Nephew Inc. to develop new products and provide technical support.
Cook Biotech was established in 1995 and is a Cook Group company. For
more information, visit cookbiotech.com.
About Progressive Medical Inc (PMI):
PMI was founded in 1986 and represents products that reduce healthcare
cost by maximizing clinical efficiency and improving safety and outcomes
for patients, employees, and providers. PMI serves more than 6,500 acute
and non-acute care customers nationwide. PMI focuses on maintaining long
term relationships with customers and manufacturing partners by
providing excellent customer service, a knowledgeable and accomplished
80+ clinical sales and clinical services team, expertly managed
logistics, and an experienced leadership team.
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