Vizient to distribute WishBone Medical’s pediatric ortho implants

WishBone Medical announced today that it entered into a national agreement with Vizient to provide orthopedic implants to pediatric patients.

Warsaw, Ind.-based WishBone said in a news release that Vizient’s membership base includes more than 50% of the nation’s acute care providers, allowing WishBone’s “Just-In-Time” supply of single-use sterile kits for children with orthopedic issues to give healthcare facilities options for immediate availability and shipment at contracted prices as needed.

“In the year 2020, there is still a huge technology deficit in the OR with 95% of children receiving adult implants not cleared by the FDA for pediatric use,” WishBone founder & CEO Nick Deeter said in the release. “In some instances, these off-label applications can cause more harm than good. WishBone is thrilled about another game-changing opportunity to create greater access to solutions that are truly designed around the …

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