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May 22, 2012 (Cleveland)

CHAMPS’ New Agreement offers Sharps and Medical Waste Disposal

CHAMPS Group Purchasing announces an agreement with Daniels Sharpsmart, Inc. to offer CHAMPS’ members discounted pricing on sharps and medical waste disposal systems.

This agreement with Daniels Sharpsmart, Inc., effective May 1, 2012, through April 30, 2015, services all CHAMPS members, nationwide.

Jan Elder, CHAMPS contracting director, said, “CHAMPS is pleased to announce the addition of Daniels Sharpsmart to our contract portfolio. This new contract fulfills our continuum of care membership’s request for an economical medical waste services provider, regardless of geography.”

David Skinner, vice president of Daniels said, “Our new agreement is a major opportunity for Daniels to extend our services through the CHAMPS network and builds on our successful partnership with Premier, Inc.”

Daniels Sharpsmart, Inc. is the world’s largest provider of reusable systems for sharps disposal and one of the largest medical waste disposal companies in the United States. Its innovative Sharpsmart system was launched in 1999 and is used in health care facilities in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.

About CHAMPS Group Purchasing 
As health care group purchasing experts, CHAMPS helps the health care industry save money and lightens the contracting burden for purchasing managers. For nearly 20 years, CHAMPS Group Purchasing has been an affiliate of Premier, Inc., one of the largest health care buying groups in the country, with over $43 billion in volume and more than 1,750 contracts.

With more than 4,000 clients nationwide, CHAMPS is one of Premier’s largest healthcare group purchasing affiliate programs and has been working in the health care arena since 1916. Choosing to partner with CHAMPS enables health care facilities access to Premier agreements, while benefiting from CHAMPS’ personal and expert service, aggregated contract portfolio and custom contract offerings – making utilization of the program as seamless as possible. For more, visit

About Daniels Sharpsmart, Inc.
Daniels Sharpsmart Inc., the world’s largest provider of reusable systems for sharps disposal and the second largest company in the medical waste disposal industry in the United States. The Sharpsmart system is the most widely researched sharps containment system in the world, the only system to have peer-reviewed confirmation of sharps injury reduction and the only system in which all container models meet the tests required by the European Agreement (AFG) on Transport of Dangerous Goods. For more information, please visit