FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
HealthFirst Acquires Sav-A-Life’s Emergency Medical Kit Business
Over 5,000 Dental Practices To Gain Access to HealthFirst’s Quality Compliance Solutions.
MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, Washington – September 19, 2014 – HealthFirst, a provider of compliance products and emergency medical kits for dental practices, announced today that it has acquired the Sav-A-Life emergency medical kit business from Young Innovations, Inc. Sav-A-Life maintains the emergency medical kits of over 5,000 US-based dental practices on both a subscription and à la carte basis.
The combined operations will continue together under the name HealthFirst. HealthFirst, based in Mountainlake Terrace, Washington, will immediately assume responsibility for Sav-A-Life product and service maintenance along with all Sav-A-Life customer support. All Sav-A-Life subscribers will now have complimentary access to HealthFirst’s OnTraQ™ Compliance Manager, a proprietary management tool for medication and device inventory and dating, and better management of its emergency preparedness and safety, infection control and dental practice waste management requirements.
“We have in place a system to track the expiration date for each medication and device in a Sav-A-Life emergency kit and to replace it automatically. There will be no disruption to subscriber service, only improved visibility and management of medication and device dating,” said Don Cohen, DMD, Chief Compliance Officer of HealthFirst. “Sav-A-Life customers will now have access to OnTraQ, a comprehensive suite of compliance tools enabling better management of emergency and safety preparedness, infection control and dental practice waste management requirements.”
For 45 years, HealthFirst has provided compliance services and emergency medical kits for the dental practice. HealthFirst also provides emergency oxygen systems, AEDs, American Heart Association® CPR training, first aid, infection control and medical waste management services and products. HealthFirst is licensed by the FDA, DEA and has Verified-Accredited Wholesale Distributors (VAWD) accreditation from the National Association Boards of Pharmacy. HealthFirst provides solutions to keep over 50,000 dental practices compliant with emergency preparedness and safety, infection control and dental waste management regulations.
HealthFirst’s mission is to provide Quality Compliance Solutions, which Protect the Practice, the Patient and the Planet. The Company is based in Mountlake Terrace, Washington.
For more information, please contact Derek Delahunt at 800-331-1984, or visit www.healthfirst.com.