FORT WORTH, Texas -- Healthpouint Ltd.'s Triseptin Water-Aided Brush-Free Surgical Scrub has been selected as the standard brushless surgical hand scrub for Air Force, Army, and Navy Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs) in the Northeast region (Tricare Region I) of the United States, following a Tri-Service Product Review Board evaluation and recommendation by a team of clinicians from the armed services.
The three-year agreement is the first Regional Incentive Agreement (RIA)
for Healthpoint, a DFB Pharmaceuticals company and Texas-based market leader
in surgical, tissue management, and dermatology products.
Healthpoint's Triseptin Water-Aided, the first brush-free alcohol surgical
scrub on the U.S. market, will be the standard brushless surgical hand scrub
for MTFs in Region I of the Tricare Military Health System, the U.S.
Department of Defense's worldwide healthcare program for active duty and
retired uniformed services members and their families.
Region I includes MTFs Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington,
D.C., and the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., among others. It is
one of the first of 12 Tricare regions in the U.S. to conduct standardization
efforts. Region I is comprised of MTFs located in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont,
Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New
York, Pennsylvania, the District of Columbia, and parts of Virginia and West
Triseptin was selected following a thorough evaluation, recommendation, and voting process.
Source: Healthpoint, Ltd.