|[June 17, 2014]
United Health Products Inc. Announces Distribution Rights for HemoStyp® Line of Gauze Products
WESTBURY, N.Y. --(Business Wire)--
United Health Products, Inc. (OTCQB:
UEEC) announced that it has entered in principle into a multi-year
distribution Agreement for its patented HemoStyp® gauze products with
AMD (News - Alert)-Ritmed. AMD-Ritmed is a privately owned leading provider of
healthcare supplies serving the US and Canada.
AMD-Ritmed will utilize its extensive distribution network and
existing customer base to showcase the superior line of HemoStyp®
The Agreement grants AMD-Ritmed the exclusive rights to distribute
United Health Products' HemoStyp® product line in Canada and exclusive
rights to distribute in certain markets within the US.
Among its customers are several of the largest operators of dialysis
clinics in North America, large hospitals and IDNs, first aid
companies, sterile kit manufacturers, and regional and national
medical distribution companies.
Scott Woolford, AMD-Ritmed Vice President of US Sales, stated, "The
HemoStyp® line of products has the advantage of being both unique and
price competitive, and I am confident that many of our hospitals and
healthcare customers, as well as other potential customers in the
products lines' vast market, will quickly recognize the superior
performance. I have already seen significant interest from several of
our major distribution partners."
Doug K. Beplate, COO of United Health Products, said, "We have found a
perfectly suited partner in AMD-Ritmed. AMD-Ritmed's network is strong
and AMD-Ritmed has a great reputation for being a leader for quality and
performance. Ours is bound to be a long-term and profitable
Benefits of HemoStyp®
HemoStyp® is an all-natural product comprised of regenerated oxidized
cellulose gauze which is specifically formulated to speed the process
of emostasis (clotting) when positioned on a cut or wound.
Unlike the other products in the wound care market, HemoStyp® contains
no potentially harmful chemicals or animal byproducts and is
Once it has completed its task, it is easily removed by dissolving it
in water or saline solution. This method of removal neither disturbs
the clotted surface nor encourages re-bleeding, which is a significant
problem with traditional gauze products.
United Health Products Inc. announces two new members to the advisory
Dr. David Ramey is a 1983 graduate of the Colorado State University of
Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Ramey completed an internship in equine
medicine and surgery at Iowa State University. He has been in private
equine practice in Southern California since 1984, and his expertise
includes medicine, surgery, wound care and standing field procedures.
Dr. Ramey is an internationally known author and lecturer. He has
authored more than a dozen books, and has lectured on various topics
around the United States, as well as Australia. He has presented topics
at the American Association of Equine Practitioners meeting seven times.
Barry Weinberg, B.S., M.S., ATC. is a graduate of Springfield College
(MA.) and received his Master's from Indiana University (News - Alert). Since 2012,
Barry has been the Senior Medical Advisor for the St. Louis Cardinals.
Barry began his career in 1974 in the Pittsburg Pirates minor league
system. He joined the New York Yankees in 1979 as the Assistant Athletic
Trainer and in 1982 was named Head Athletic Trainer for the Oakland
Athletics. Barry spent 16 years with the Athletics before joining the
St. Louis Cardinals in 1998 as the Head Athletic Trainer. Barry has
served in four MLB (News - Alert) All Star games and seven World Series. He has been
instrumental in organizing PBATS seminars and lectured at several NATA
For over 30 years, AMD-Ritmed has been a leading manufacturer of
surgical dressings and related products as well as distributor of
products utilized in hospitals and healthcare facilities. AMD-Ritmed has
evolved into a multinational manufacturer and distributor of wound care,
personal protection, general medical and surgical supplies. For more on
AMD-Ritmed visit: www.amdritmed.com.
About United Health Products, Inc.
United Health Products, Inc. (UEEC) develops, manufactures, and markets
a patented hemostatic gauze for the healthcare and wound care sectors.
The product, HemoStyp®, is derived from regenerated oxidized cellulose,
which is all natural, and designed to absorb exudate/drainage from
superficial wounds and helps control bleeding. UEEC is focused on
identifying new markets and applications for its product as well as
ramping up sales in its current markets. For more on United Health
Products, Inc. visit:�www.unitedhealthproductsinc.com.
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