Press Release (ePRNews.com) - MARIETTA, Ga. - Jan 17, 2020 - HTL-STREFA, a leading medical device company belonging to MTD Group (www.mtdglobal.com), was presented with the McKesson 2019 New Product of the Year Award by McKesson Global Sourcing. The Prevent® DropSafe™ product was launched in collaboration between the two companies to deliver unique benefits to both patients and caregivers all at a savings over existing product options. The Prevent® DropSafe™ Safety Pen Needle is unique in that it is the first in the United States to utilize a thin 31-gauge needle intended to enhance patient’s comfort. It also has a patented needle viewing window to help aid in priming confirmation and the outer cover can be placed on the back-end for dual-end protection for caregivers.
“All of us at HTL-STREFA are grateful for receiving this coveted award from the McKesson Global Sourcing Leadership Team. This award exemplifies how our long-standing partnership with McKesson improves the quality of healthcare while reducing the cost burden to the healthcare system,” said Shelly Phillips, Account Executive for HTL-STREFA.
“We chose to partner with HTL-STREFA on this opportunity since we know our customers demand the highest quality medical products at the best value. We knew by collaborating with HTL-STREFA on the Prevent® DropSafe™ Safety Pen Needle launch we would bring a unique product to market with many desirable benefits at a lower cost to our customers,” said the Director of McKesson Global Sourcing.
HTL-STREFA is a leading global manufacturer of proprietary capillary blood sampling and drug delivery devices with core expertise in diabetes and safety sharps. HTL-STREFA invented the safety lancet product category, is the global reference and preferred partner for diabetes and safety medical sharps. HTL-STREFA has been in business for over 30 years, distributing products worldwide. For more information about HTL-STREFA, visit https://www.htl-strefa.com.
For information about the Prevent® DropSafe™ Safety Pen Needles products, visit https://mms.mckesson.com/product/1118151/McKesson-Brand-16-N6MMPA (6mm length) or https://mms.mckesson.com/product/1118153/McKesson-Brand-16-N8MMPA (8mm length).