GEMCO Medical Awarded Prestigious VAWD® Accreditation by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy
Hudson, OHIO – May 21, 2019: GEMCO Medical, a national medical supply wholesale distribution facility and logistics provider, has been awarded the prestigious VAWD® accreditation by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP).
The Verified-Accredited Wholesale Distributors® (VAWD®) program aims to provide assurance that wholesale distribution facilities operate legitimately, are validly licensed and in good standing, and are employing security and best practices for safely distributing prescription drugs and medical devices from manufacturers to pharmacies and other institutions. Applicants for accreditation undergo an exhaustive criteria compliance review, licensure verification, a survey, background checks and screening through the NABP Clearinghouse.
Those wholesale distributors that achieve accreditation are in compliance with state and federal laws and NABP’s VAWD criteria. Once accredited, facilities will be reviewed annually and will have to undergo a site survey every three years.
Earning the VAWD accreditation validates GEMCO Medical’s deep commitment to keeping counterfeit and/or diverted product out of the marketplace, and thanks the NABP for recognizing its dedication to keeping patients safe.
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GEMCO Medical Introduces the GEMCORE360˚™ Brand of Advanced Wound Care Products for Acute and Chronic Wound Healing
Hudson, OHIO – January 29, 2019: GEMCO Medical, a national distributor of medical products, is pleased to announce the addition of the GEMCORE360˚ brand of advanced wound care products. GEMCORE360˚ Advanced Wound Care offers healthcare professionals a simple, clear and cost-effective wound care range while ensuring excellent clinical outcomes for their patients.
GEMCORE360˚ Advanced Wound Care is a simple, clear and cost-effective wound care range designed to maintain a moist wound environment, address bioburden, reduce pain, minimize friction and increase overall patient comfort. The GEMCORE360˚ Advanced Wound Care range has dressings to support healing of all acute and chronic wound types and includes transparent thin films, alginate dressings, silver alginate dressings, hydrocolloid dressings, foam dressings and PHMB foam dressings.
The product line includes transparent thin films, alginate dressings, silver alginate dressings, hydrocolloid dressings, foam dressings and PHMB foam dressings – all designed to maintain a moist wound environment, address bioburden, reduce pain and increase overall patient comfort.
It is estimated that approximately 15 to 25 percent of individuals with diabetes will develop a foot ulcer at some point in their lifetime. GEMCO Medical was a pioneer in the diabetes supply industry over 27 years ago and has continued to evolve bringing on new product categories. The GEMCORE360˚ Advanced Wound Care product line is a logical addition to offer their healthcare professionals, so patients can receive the necessary treatment and find relief.
Our new wound care line is a great complement to the existing product lines we distribute, The GEMCORE360˚ brand was a natural fit and allows us to address our growing customer demands for affordable, high quality supplies while focusing on positive patient outcomes.
Rich Keirn, Vice President/General Manager of GEMCO Medical
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GEMCO Medical Expands Product Range to Include CPAP Supplies
Hudson, OHIO – May 30, 2018: GEMCO Medical, is excited to announce their expanded product line to include a full range of CPAP products. The added products provide all GEMCO Medical customers access to an array of options and brands to fit their sleep apnea needs.
Since 1992, GEMCO Medical has been offering quality products and customer service to home care medical providers with a focus on diabetes products. Including diabetes testing supplies, insulin pumps and supplies and continuous glucose monitoring products.
As a leading medical distributor, it is extremely important to expand our offering of quality, affordable products to address the ever-changing needs of our customers, said Rich Keirn, Vice President/General Manager of GEMCO Medical. “This new line of CPAP supplies allows us to address our growing customer demands for affordable sleep supplies while focusing on positive patient outcomes.”
It is estimated that 18 million adults in the US have sleep apnea, making this product line expansion the perfect addition as GEMCO Medical strives to provide a full range of products so patients can receive the necessary treatment. GEMCO Medical customers will now have access to an even larger list of products including complete CPAP systems, mask with headgear, tubing, filters and more CPAP related goods.
To learn more about this product line or to get a FREE sample kit of filters and tubing, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or you can order the sample kit by visiting www.gemcomedical.com.
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GEMCO Medical Announces Brightree Partnership
Hudson, OHIO – February 16, 2018: GEMCO Medical, a distributor for medical supply providers, is pleased to announce its partnership with Brightree®, the leading provider of cloud-based clinical, business management and billing software for the post-acute care industry, as an integrated electronic purchasing partner. The partnership simplifies the ordering process for DME/HME dealers by allowing them to place GEMCO orders directly from the Brightree Integrated ePurchasing platform. This streamlined process allows providers to reduce costs and increase revenue with no additional charge for integration.
Our focus has always been helping providers help their customers and this partnership provides a more efficient ordering system to do just that. By removing extra steps in the current order process, we can save providers time and money so they can shift their focus.
Richard Keirn, Vice President of GEMCO Medical
Simpler ordering gives valuable time back to HMEs, and provides patients with fresh supplies faster and a better overall therapy experience. It’s one of many ways Brightree helps HMEs improve and expand their business, and we’re excited to help GEMCO customers do just that.
Rob Boeye, Brightree executive vice president, HME.
GEMCO Medical customers will now be able to receive the quality product offerings of GEMCO with the seamless electronic ordering power of the Brightree Integrated ePurchasing system. This system allows providers to:
- Place more accurate orders in less time
- Get the most up-to-date product information
- Receive enhanced shipping and tracking capabilities
- Eliminate the need for duplicate order entry on GEMCO and Brightree systems
- Put an end to excessive, resource-draining printing, faxing, and supplier phone calls
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