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Cristcot Inc.

March 18, 2015 09:00 ET

Cristcot Inc. Partners With Yankee Alliance to Supply Sephure Suppository Applicators to Healthcare Provider Members

Global Life Sciences Company, Cristcot Inc. Secures Partnership With Yankee Alliance for Sephure Suppository Applicator

CONCORD, MA--(Marketwired - March 18, 2015) - Cristcot Inc., a global life sciences company focused on the development and commercialization of specialized drug delivery systems, today announced a new partnership with Yankee Alliance to supply Sephure suppository applicators to its healthcare provider members. Members of Yankee Alliance will now be able to order Sephure applicators and receive nursing training from Cristcot.

Together, the companies will introduce the innovative device to healthcare partner members to improve quality of care, infection control measures, and workplace efficiency in hospitals and long term care facilities. Recognized by healthcare providers around the globe as an improvement in quality care, Sephure applicators allow fast, comfortable and hygienic administration of suppository medication.

"We are pleased to offer this innovative device to our members. Sephure applicators offer a clean, hygienic and cost effective solution to our membership," said John Vlahopoulos, Vice President Pharmacy, Yankee Alliance.

Founded by not-for-profit hospitals in 1984, Yankee Alliance has grown to a member-driven organization of more than 10,000 healthcare providers across the United States.

"We are delighted to partner with Yankee Alliance and introduce Sephure applicators to their healthcare provider members," said Jennifer Davagian Ensign, Founder & CEO of Cristcot Inc. "This partnership will enable members to easily introduce the Sephure applicator in their facilities with proper training that will improve quality of healthcare for patients and healthcare providers."

About Cristcot Inc.
Cristcot Inc. is a global life sciences company focused on the development and commercialization of specialized drug delivery systems that improve the quality of patient care. Founded in 2008 by Jennifer Davagian Ensign, Cristcot introduced the commercially available suppository applicator, Sephure to market in 2014. Sephure is the first and only disposable rectal suppository applicator cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for administering over-the-counter and prescription medications. The Company, headquartered in Concord, Massachusetts, is funded in part by the Massachusetts Life Science Center. For more information, please visit www.sephure.com and connect with us on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.

About Yankee Alliance
Yankee Alliance, an owner of Premier Inc., is a group purchasing organization founded in 1984 on a belief in collaboration, that working together can achieve more than working alone. Its mission is twofold: to work with members to reduce supply and operating expenses through aggregation of data, purchasing, ideas and knowledge and to excel in strategic innovations that continually assist members in reducing their cost while recognizing their individual needs. Today, Yankee Alliance remains true to the foundational belief in collaboration and has grown to over 10,000 members in all classes of trades across all 50 states. Visit WWW.YANKEEALLIANCE.COM.

For more information please contact; Jason Bond, Director of Marketing, Yankee Alliance, (978) 470-2000 or at jbond@yankeealliance.com

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