Leica Biosystems Signs Agreement with GNYHA Services

| March 26, 2014

Leica_Biosystems_logo BUFFALO GROVE, IL, March 24, 2014 – Leica Biosystems announced that it has signed an agreement with GNYHA Services, an acute care group purchasing and supply chain management organization. Effective March 1, 2014, Leica Biosystems’ comprehensive Anatomical Pathology product portfolio of instruments and consumables was made available to GYNHA Services: over 300 acute care and 1,500 healthcare facilities.

“We are pleased to be able to offer our comprehensive Anatomical Pathology product range and innovations to GYNHA Services members to help them increase efficiencies and diagnostic confidence,” said Michael Cusack, senior vice president and general manager, Leica Biosystems North America.

GHYHAPraful Shah, vice president of diagnostic services, GNYHA Services added, “We are constantly looking for new ways to help our members operate more efficiently and are pleased to make Leica Biosystems’ solutions available to our membership through our regional contract portfolio.”

About Leica Biosystems

Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation, striving to advance cancer diagnostics to improve patients’ lives. Leica Biosystems provides anatomical pathology laboratories and researchers a comprehensive product range for each step in the pathology process, from sample preparation and staining to imaging and reporting. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in seven countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Further information can be found at LeicaBiosystems.com.

About GNYHA Services

GNYHA Services is an acute care group purchasing and supply chain management company operated by GNYHA Ventures and affiliated with Premier, Inc. Founded in 1978, GNYHA Services was created to provide supply chain solutions for hospitals in the Greater New York area. The company has since grown nationally and now serves more than 300 hospitals and health systems in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Puerto Rico. GNYHA Services operates a regional purchasing program that combines the benefits of national pricing (through its Premier relationship) with the advantages of regional flexibility. In addition, the company offers numerous value-added services to complement its purchasing program, including continuing education and supply chain management technology.

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