At the Enterprise Ireland Med in Ireland 2017 conference, Meditec Medical announced that it has successfully won a significant contract with the Boston Children’s Hospital to manufacture and supply their Mediflex pressure relief mattresses to its entire hospital network. The contract includes ongoing technical support. The Mediflex mattress system will assist Boston Children’s Hospital in the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers in patients.
Pictured are, from left, Minister of State for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection, Pat Breen, TD, and Alan Sullivan, President Meditec Medical, who announced at Enterprise Ireland’s Med in Ireland Conference they had successfully tendered for a signified Contract with Boston Children’s Hospital.
“After having the opportunity to meet medtech companies through Enterprise Ireland, we became aware of a quality source and network of innovation that we had not yet tapped into and were extremely impressed with the overall quality and professionalism of the Meditec Medical team and their product offering,” said David L Walsh, Director of Boston Children’s Hospital. “They exceeded any expectation we had and continue to excel. We look forward to working with the company going forward.”
Meditec Medical, an Irish owned medical device company, with headquarters in Dublin, design and manufacture cutting-edge pressure relief mattresses and patient support surface solutions, currently supplies their award-winning support surfaces to healthcare institutions throughout Europe, the Middle East and the US.
“Having won awards for Best Innovation Product in 2016 and International Trade in 2017, we are striving to build, scale, and expand reach in international markets,” said Alan Sullivan, President, Meditec Medical. “Today’s announcement further cements our efforts to win business in global markets and we are delighted to partner with an internationally accredited healthcare institution like the Boston Children’s Hospital.”
Boston Children’s Hospital is ranked nationally in 10 pediatric specialties. Boston Children’s Hospital is a 415-bed children’s general facility with 15,817 admissions in the most recent year reported. It performed 6,769 annual inpatients and 20,212 outpatient surgeries. Its emergency room had 59,191 visits. Boston Children’s Hospital is a teaching hospital.