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

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

Business Wire

LIMERICK, Pa. -- January 17, 2013

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 organization.

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

“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 10-K.

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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