Teleflex Signs New Agreement with HealthTrust to Provide Comprehensive Line of Ligation Products

Thu Jan 17, 2013 7:00am EST

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LIMERICK, Pa.--(Business Wire)--
Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX), a leading global provider of medical devices
for critical care and surgery, has announced being awarded a new agreement for
its line of ligation products with HealthTrust, a healthcare group purchasing

The agreement was effective Dec. 1, 2012 and will provide HealthTrust's 1,400
hospital members access to Teleflex's comprehensive line of ligation products
including reliable Weck® branded Horizon™, Auto Endo5® and Hem-o-lok® products.
Weck branded products also enhance the benefit to member facilities by providing
an extensive applier warranty for open and endoscopic surgical appliers. 

"We are pleased to continue our relationship with HealthTrust to promote our
goal of enhancing patient safety and providing superior surgical products," said
Jay White, President and General Manager, Surgical Division of Teleflex.
"Providing our extensive line of trusted ligation products to this group of
healthcare professionals also enables us to improve provider safety, another
primary focus we take seriously." 

About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a leading global provider of specialty medical devices for a range
of procedures in critical care and surgery. Our mission is to provide solutions
that enable healthcare providers to improve outcomes and enhance patient and
provider safety. Headquartered in Limerick, PA, Teleflex employs approximately
11,100 people worldwide and serves healthcare providers in more than 130
countries. Additional information about Teleflex can be obtained from the
company's website at 

About HealthTrust

HealthTrust ( headquartered in Brentwood, Tenn., is a
group purchasing organization that supports nearly 1,400 not-for-profit and
for-profit acute care facilities, as well as 10,600 ambulatory surgery centers,
physician practices and alternate care sites. With an annual purchasing volume
by its members of more than $21 billion, HealthTrust is committed to obtaining
the best price for clinically recommended products, ensuring their timely
delivery, and continuously evaluating and improving its services to the
patients, physicians and clinicians it serves. HealthTrust is closely integrated
with the provider-proven capabilities of Parallon Business Solutions
( which include revenue cycle and business process expertise,
workforce management solutions, supply chain services and technology solutions. 

Forward-Looking Statements

Any statements contained in this press release that do not describe historical
facts may constitute forward-looking statements. Any forward-looking statements
contained herein are based on our management's current beliefs and expectations,
but are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and changes in
circumstances, which may cause actual results or company actions to differ
materially from what is expressed or implied by these statements. These risks
and uncertainties are identified and described in more detail in our filings
with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our Annual Report on Form

Teleflex, Endo5, Hem-o-lok, Horizon and Weck are trademarks or registered
trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates. ©2013 Teleflex
Incorporated. All rights reserved. 2012-1505.

Teleflex Incorporated
Jake Elguicze
Treasurer and Vice President, Investor Relations

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