Hill-Rom announced agreement With Encompass Therapeutic Support Systems





Hill-Rom announced a new agreement with Encompass Therapeutic Support Systems (Glendale, Calif.) to provide its AccuMax Quantum™ VPC Support Systems for use with Hill-Rom® bed frames.

Hill-Rom announced a new agreement with Encompass Therapeutic Support Systems (Glendale, Calif.) to provide its AccuMax Quantum™ VPC Support Systems for use with Hill-Rom® bed frames.
 
 "We are excited to move forward in our relationship with Encompass," said Mary Butler, executive director of Marketing and Strategy for Global Surfaces at Hill-Rom. "This agreement is part of our focus on developing key alliances with other leading companies in the health care area. We believe the agreement with Encompass will bring a valuable new choice to our customers as they look for the right solutions to meet the needs of their patients. Encompass offers a cost effective solution as well as proven clinical efficacy in this important product area."
 
Butler adds that the new agreement should enable Hill-Rom to increase options for customers who may be looking to replace only part of a bed system. Under the agreement, Hill-Rom will be the exclusive provider of this non-powered surface product for use with Hill-Rom's signature TotalCare® Therapy System and VersaCare® Bed System.
 
"We believe Hill-Rom's leadership expertise combined with our own innovative therapeutic surface will be appealing to customers of both companies," said David Buchicchio, vice president of Marketing & Operations, for Encompass Therapeutic Support Systems.
About Encompass Therapeutic Support Systems

Encompass Therapeutic Support Systems has for 40 years provided high quality support surfaces to the healthcare community. ETSS' customers include acute and post acute care facilities. Its products are designed to provide cost-effective solutions and improve patient outcomes across the entire healthcare spectrum. For more information, please call ETSS Customer Satisfaction Department at 800-822-8288.

About Hill-Rom

Hill-Rom is a leading worldwide manufacturer and provider of medical technologies and related services for the health care industry, including patient support systems, non-invasive therapeutic products for a variety of acute and chronic medical conditions, medical equipment rentals, and information technology solutions. Hill-Rom's comprehensive product and service offerings are used by health care providers across the health care continuum in hospitals, extended care facilities and home care settings to enhance the safety and quality of patient care. Hill-Rom…enhancing outcomes for patients and their caregivers. www.hill-rom.com
 
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