Kubtec® Honored for Healthcare Advancements and Commitment to Innovation at Premier, Inc. 2016 Breakthroughs Innovation Celebration Awards.

07/05/2016

MILFORD, CT (July 5, 2016) – Kubtec®, the leader in innovation for breast specimen imaging and neonatal radiography, announced today that two of its groundbreaking products have been honored at the Premier, Inc. 2016 Annual Breakthroughs Celebration in Washington, DC.

The Premier, Inc. Breakthroughs Innovation Celebration Awards is an annual event that showcases and honors next generation medical innovations based upon their ability to have an impact on unmet medical needs and potential to improve patient care.

This year Kubtec had two products selected to be honored by Premier, Inc. and its partners:

Firstly, the Mozart® System with Tomospec® Technology, the only breast specimen imaging system to use 3-D tomosynthesis to enable breast surgeons to improve clinical outcomes and post operative cosmesis for cancer patients.  Link to the Premier Inc. Mozart System video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_B8pnrBzkI

Secondly, The KUB® 250 Neonatal Imaging System, the world’s only radiography system designed specifically for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit which captures the highest resolution images at the lowest radiation doses for the smallest, most vulnerable patients.  Link to the Premier, Inc. KUB 250 System videohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msG5xqfrQlk

Vikram Butani, CEO of Kubtec commented “We're doubly honored to receive these two prestigious awards. Like Premier, we are committed to improving the health of communities by enabling improvements in financial and clinical performance for our partners.   As a small company we are focused on clinical challenges that are often overlooked by the larger players in the industry.  We are delighted that our focused approach to innovation has been recognized by Premier Inc.”

“This event unites innovative organizations and healthcare leaders that are committed to solving care delivery challenges,” said Durral R. Gilbert, Premier’s president of supply chain services. “The products featured this year represent new and unique advances in the marketplace, many of them firsts of their kind, which can significantly benefit care providers and their patients. “

About Kubtec

Kubtec, a registered trademark of KUB Technologies, Inc., offers the most innovative tools in digital x-ray equipment for specimen radiography, low-dose imaging, scientific research, forensic analysis, non-destructive testing, irradiation and more.  Kubtec is ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 certified and complies and with U.S., Canadian, and European requirements for radiation safety.  Systems and manufacturer-trained support are available worldwide.  http://kubtec.com.

Contact

Kelcey Leshinski <kleshinski@kubtec.com>

About Premier Inc.

Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC) is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 3,600 U.S. hospitals and 120,000 other providers to transform healthcare. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, and advisory and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost. Premier, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient, plays a critical role in the rapidly evolving healthcare industry, collaborating with members to co-develop long-term innovations that reinvent and improve the way care is delivered to patients nationwide. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier is passionate about transforming American healthcare. Please visit Premier’s news and investor sites on www.premierinc.com; as well as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, Foursquare and Premier’s blog for more information about the company.