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August 19, 2014

CHAMPS' New Agreement with Skil-Care Corporation Offers Members Savings

Skil-CareCHAMPS Group Purchasing announces a new agreement with
Skil-Care Corporation, offering members access and savings to the entire product catalog, including seating, positioning, wound and fall prevention. Skil-Care specializes in developing and designing products for nursing homes, hospitals, rehabilitation facilities and homecare settings.

This agreement with Skil-Care is effective now through July 2017 and is available to members in all classes of trade, including resellers. The pricing of the CHAMPS’ agreement is net member, meaning distributor markups do not apply, and members save even more. In addition, more than 95 percent of Skil-Care’s products are manufactured in the U.S.

“CHAMPS is excited about adding Skil-Care and its products to our portfolio of contracts,” said Jan Elder, director of contracting services, CHAMPS Group Purchasing. “We developed this contract in response to our members’ needs for products such as alarms, wheelchair accessories, transfer devices, gait belts and skin protection. In addition, Skil-Care’s focus on manufacturing high-quality products for long-term care, rehab and homecare fits the needs of our members’ patient and resident-care requirements. We know CHAMPS’ members will appreciate the savings this new contract provides.”

Steve Warren, Vice President of Skil-Care said, “We are excited to be working with CHAMPS and their members. In addition to offering our entire product catalog, we look forward to visiting the members and providing product support and training through our national team of 25 sales representatives.”


About CHAMPS Group Purchasing
CHAMPS Group Purchasing leverages the purchasing power of 5,000+ members across the United States allowing them access to significant savings in product categories, including medical supplies, foodservice, wireless, office supplies and facility maintenance. As an owner of Premier, one of the largest buying groups in the country, CHAMPS sponsors its members allowing them access to more than $40 billion in purchasing volume, 2,000+ agreements, GPO contract management and unparalleled customer service. It’s simple to start realizing significant savings - with zero fees and no cost to join - the sign-up process is seamless. For more, visit

About Skil-Care Corporations
Founded in 1978, Skil-Care Corporation has been developing and designing products for nursing homes, hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, and homecare settings worldwide for over 30 years. Their ultimate goal is to enhance resident care and in addition, to assist healthcare facilities in reducing the occurrence of skin breakdown in the bed or wheelchair. Other areas of focus are: fall safety (mats, alarms), resident safety (smokers apron, belts), pressure reduction (cushions, paddings), bed and wheelchair positioning, mattresses, skin protection, gait and transfer assistance, exercise, bariatric accessories, sensory stimulation, physical restraints and numerous other products that are essential at home or in an institutional setting. For more, visit Skil-Care Corporation.