Misonix Announces Achievement of Contract Vendor Status With Select Medical Corporation
FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Misonix, Inc. (Nasdaq: MSON ), a developer of state of the art, ultrasonic medical device technology, which worldwide is used for acute health conditions, has announced its achievement of contract vendor status with Select Medical Corporation, based in Mechanicsburg, PA, for its SonicOne® Ultrasonic Wound Cleansing and Debridement System. As a result of this status, specialty hospitals, without further approval, can easily arrange for system valuations and issue purchase orders for disposable products, accessories and system rentals.
Select Medical Corporation is an operating unit of Select Medical Holdings (NYSE: SEM ), a leading operator of specialty hospitals, including 111 Long Term Acute Care ("LTACH") facilities and 6 Acute Rehabilitation facilities located in 28 states. These facilities operate as Select Specialty Hospitals, Regency Specialty Hospitals and Great Lakes Specialty Hospitals. Select also operates approximately 950 Out Patient Rehabilitation Clinics in 36 states and provides contract Medical Rehabilitation Services to over 400 skilled nursing, assisted living, senior care, school and worksite locations. Misonix's contract vendor status is focused on the LTACH facilities, which provide care and rehabilitation for trauma victims and other serious and complex medical conditions.
The SonicOne is an innovative, ultrasonic wound care system that offers tissue specific debridement and cleansing for effective removal of devitalized tissue and fibrin deposits while sparing viable cellular structures. The SonicOne establishes a new standard in advanced wound care and ensures progress towards patient healing.
"Misonix is excited by the potential for expanded clinical use of our ultrasonic woun