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InterMed Resources will distribute spinal implants manufactured by Z-Medical, a company based in Tuttlingen, Germany to HealthTrust (legally known as HealthTrust Purchasing Group, L.P.), a leading group purchasing and total cost management organization that serves nearly 1,600 acute care facilities nationwide.

Under the agreement, Z-Medical will sell its MIS Z-Pedicle Screw System at a contracted price for distribution exclusively through InterMed Resources TN LLC to HealthTrust member facilities throughout the United States.

Z-Medical’s MIS Z-Pedicle Screw System offers surgeons an ideal solution for their indication specific needs. It includes pre-sterilized implants, only one instrument set and an innovative screw design enabling surgeons to efficiently and cost effectively address the most common pathologies. It was designed for a minimally-invasive approach for less tissue disruption, blood loss and trauma and is approved for Degenerative, Trauma, Tumor and Deformity application.

About InterMed Resources TN
InterMed Resources, located in Brentwood, Tennessee, is a minority-owned business that provides national and corporate consulting and contract management services to a variety of medical device manufacturers and suppliers focused on acute care, surgery centers, hospitals, long-term care and physician markets. InterMed specializes in representing innovative medical device companies and suppliers in small and medium business market segments. Its management team has extensive clinical, sales, distribution and national contracting experience (over 50 years collectively) in medical devices.

About Z-Medical
Z-Medical® GmbH + Co. KG, based in Tuttlingen,  Germany, is a privately financed and held medical device company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets innovative implants and surgical instruments in the section of Spine, Hand & Foot and Arthroscopy. The company’s U.S. subsidiary was established in Atlanta, Georgia. Z-Medical implants stand for precision, are sterile packaged and ready for surgery.

Z-Medical is actively recruiting regional distributors to capitalize on this expansion to its hospital network.  For Z-Medical information please contact, René Rothacker, Director International Business Development / U.S. Operations, International Cell 0049 170 453 4423, or

About HealthTrust
HealthTrust (legally known as HealthTrust Purchasing Group, L.P.) is committed to strengthening provider performance and clinical excellence through an aligned membership model and the delivery of total cost management solutions, including supply chain solutions and a contract and service portfolio unparalleled in quality, scope and value. HealthTrust ( serves 1,600 acute care facilities, 800 ambulatory surgery centers and members in more than 10,600 other locations, including physician practices, long-term care and alternate care sites. Headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee, HealthTrust is closely integrated with the proven capabilities of Parallon Business Solutions, LLC (, a leading provider of healthcare business and operational services, including revenue cycle management, workforce and technology solutions. On Twitter @healthtrustpg and @parallonconnect

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Josh Sandberg

Josh Sandberg has been an executive search consultant focused exclusively on orthopedic and spine start-ups since 2004. He has had a tremendous impact in helping his clients avoid costly hiring mistakes by his deep industry knowledge and network. In 2010, Josh co-founded Ortho Spine Companies, which is the parent company of Ortho Spine Distributors (OSD), and Ortho Sales Partners (OSP). OSD a searchable database that helps ease the frustration of finding orthopedic distributors throughout the country. is the ultimate distributor toolkit that offers distributors the tools necessary to build the foundation of a scalable and highly functioning sales organization. OSP is an end-to-end solution that helps companies approach the Global Market in a cost efficient way. Our team has hundreds of years of experience and can help you navigate the many challenges present in bringing new technologies to the market.

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