Defense Health Agency Chooses Smiths Medical Safe-T-Lance® Plus Adult Safety Lancets

  Defense Health Agency Chooses Smiths Medical Safe-T-Lance® Plus Adult Safety

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ST. PAUL, Minn. -- April 16, 2014

Smiths Medical, a leading global medical device manufacturer, announced today
that the Defense Health Agency of the U.S. Department of Defense selected the
company for an incentive agreement to purchase its Safe-T-Lance^® Plus adult
safety lancets for use in facilities across the Department of Defense Military
Health System.

"Serving our Soldiers, Military Retirees and their Families with the highest
quality medical equipment is an honor and a privilege for Smiths Medical,"
said Jeffrey Phillips, Senior Director, Government Business Development,
Smiths Medical. “We are proud Safe-T-Lance^® Plus Safety Lancets were selected
for use by our military, where they will help heal those who have served us so

Safe-T-Lance^® Plus Safety Lancets provide retractable safety technology for
capillary blood sampling. Automatic retraction helps reduce needle-stick
injuries and cross-contamination exposure while providing a quick, gentle
puncture. Features include:

  *Needle shielded before and after use.
  *Built-in needle depth control provides consistent and accurate sampling
  *Three different flow models provide flexibility for sampling applications.
  *Spring action provides quick, gentle puncture.

About Smiths Medical
Smiths Medical ( is a leading supplier of specialized
medical devices and equipment for global markets, focusing on medication
delivery, vital care and safety devices. It is part of Smiths Group
(, a global leader in applying advanced technologies in
contraband detection, energy, medical devices, communications and engineered
components.Smiths Group employs around 22,000 people in more than 50


Media Contact:
Smiths Medical
Judith Rossi, 781-792-2539
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