Outset Medical Awarded VA Contract Aimed at Improving Dialysis Care for Veterans
Outset’s Tablo® Hemodialysis System to become more widely available to veterans through a national contract with the
“Our honored veterans deserve to have the most advanced dialysis care possible, and it is our great privilege to support them through the SAC contract for hemodialysis care,” said
Outset offers the Tablo Hemodialysis System for kidney patients, which is a first-of-its-kind enterprise solution, FDA-cleared for use across the entire continuum of care — from hospital to home. A connected and intelligent device, Tablo has two-way communication with the cloud, which allows treatment data to be sent electronically and enables physicians to remotely monitor patients so that they feel connected to their medical team while being comfortable at home.
Outset, through SDV Medical, was awarded the contract opportunity for SLED, HHD integrated HD/water purification and IHD integrated HD/water purification dialysis:
- SLED, or Slow Low Efficiency Dialysis, with Tablo allows for the ability to offer adaptive dialysis specific to a patient’s needs. Incumbent dialysis machines provide either a continuous 24-hour treatment or a short (3-4 hour) treatment, but lack the clinical flexibility to offer treatment durations in between. By contrast, Tablo offers clinicians the flexibility to align treatment time to the patient’s clinical needs.
- HHD, or home hemodialysis, allows the patient to perform dialysis treatments in their own home, safely and efficiently, using Tablo, which requires only a standard electrical outlet and tap water to operate.
- IHD, or intermittent hemodialysis, allows for traditional dialysis treatment over a 3 to 4-hour period in a chronic or acute setting.
Outset is a medical technology company pioneering a first-of-its-kind technology to reduce the cost and complexity of dialysis. The Tablo Hemodialysis System, FDA-cleared for use from the hospital to the home, represents a significant technological advancement that transforms the dialysis experience for patients and operationally simplifies it for providers. Tablo serves as a single enterprise solution that can be utilized across the continuum of care, allowing dialysis to be delivered anytime, anywhere and by anyone. The integration of water purification and on-demand dialysate production enables Tablo to serve as a dialysis clinic on wheels, with 2-way wireless data transmission and a proprietary data analytics platform powering a new holistic approach to dialysis care. Tablo is a registered trademark of
This press release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These statements include statements regarding Outset’s strategy, expectations, plans and prospects with respect to the SAC contract and the anticipated outcome and benefits of the contract. Forward-looking statements are inherently subject to risks and uncertainties, some of which cannot be predicted or quantified, which could cause actual results and other events to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such statements. These risks and uncertainties include risks described in the Risk Factors section of Outset’s most recent annual report on Form 10-K and quarterly report on Form 10-Q filed with the
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