Novastep Enters into Service Agreement with Academy Medical

Orangeburg, NY, Aug. 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Novastep, Inc., and its affiliates (“Novastep” or the “Company”), a global medical technologies company specializing in foot and ankle implants, biologics, instrument systems and medical education programs, announced today its entry into a long-term, exclusive foot and ankle service agreement with Academy Medical, LLC, a certified service-disabled, veteran-owned business that specializes in federal government contracting for medical supplies and equipment.

Under the terms of this agreement, Academy Medical will represent Novastep and negotiate on the company’s behalf with U.S. government procurement agencies by utilizing the VA Federal Supply Schedule (FSS), Department of Defense Distribution and Pricing Agreements (DAPA) and similar purchasing instruments for the distribution of Novastep products to the federal supply chain. Academy Medical holds a mandatory-source FSS Contract issued by the VA’s National Acquisition Center and will initiate the process of adding the entire Novastep product catalog to its FSS protocols immediately.

“This agreement reflects Novastep’s commitment to provide VA and DoD healthcare facilities with direct access to our foot and ankle portfolio and cleanSTART® deployment technology,” said Vadim Gurevich, President and CEO of Novastep, Inc. “Our single-use, sterile packed instrument kits and ready-to-use sterile implant systems will bring efficiency to federal government healthcare professionals without compromising patient outcomes,” explained Gurevich.

Dan Shaw, Founder and President of Academy Medical, LLC, added that “As a military veteran, I value the opportunity to give back to fellow veterans and active duty personnel alike.” Academy Medical has secured numerous federal supply contracts to equip government hospitals with a multitude of products to help support the facilities’ evolving priorities ans extensive requirements and shifting needs. Shaw further noted that “Novastep is a clear industry leader in the foot and ankle space and our mutual, long-term association helps to champion our shared commitment of providing outstanding service to our nation’s heroes.”

For further information concerning this announcement and/or Novastep, Inc., send all inquiries to info@novasteportho.com or call 877.287.0795.

About Novastep Inc.

Novastep Inc. (www.novastep-us.com) is a global medical device company specializing in the design, development and commercialization of advanced technologies that treat conditions affecting the foot and ankle. The Company is focused to optimize clinical efficiencies, inventory management and healthcare economics by transforming the way foot and ankle products are deployed and utilized in the surgical environment. Novastep has allied itself with a strategic network of key international opinion leaders to deliver breakthrough technologies, innovative services and compelling medical education programs to the foot and ankle community.

About Academy Medical, LLC

Academy Medical, LLC is a certified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business specializing in providing innovative orthopedic implants, allograft tissue, wound care products and other medical devices. Having established a purchasing relationship with over 125 facilities worldwide, Academy Medical’s expansive network delivers value through solutions that provide direct access to the multi-million dollar federal medical marketplace.

Josh Sandberg

Josh Sandberg is the President and CEO of Ortho Spine Partners and sits on several company and industry related Boards. He also is the Creator and Editor of OrthoSpineNews.

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