Nihon Kohden Associates with Novation to Deliver Integrated Healthcare Services

By CIOReview | Tuesday, September 1, 2015

IRVINE, CA: Nihon Kohden, a manufacturer, developer and distributor of medical electronic equipments has signed a three-year dual source accord with Novation, a health care service provider. Under the agreement Nihon Kohden will provide sleep assessment and neurodiagnostic services and equipments to Novation clients, including VHA, UHC, Children’s Hospital Association and Provista members and affiliates.

Nihon Kohden’s easy-to-use, reliable and major products are patient monitors, electroencephalographs, evoked potential and electromyograph systems, electrocardiographs, defibrillators, hematology analyzers and Pulse Oximetry. Nihon Kohden scientist Dr. Takuo Aoyagi has invented Pulse Oximetry, the technology to measure the oxygen level in the blood which is considered noninvasive and painless. Nihon Kohden also offers equipments for cardiology, urology, respiratory care, anesthesiology, emergency care, sports medicine and rehabilitation.

Novation offers access to trending and stable healthcare practices, networking and knowledge sharing platform for academic medical centers and community based health systems. “We conducted a rigorous procurement process for this contract, and Nihon Kohden provided competitive clinical and financial value for the members and affiliates we serve. This is an organization that shares our mission of improving healthcare quality,” says Mike Clemens, VP of Contracts and Program Services, Novation.