Tampa, FL – (September 28, 2017) – LifeLink Tissue Bank, a division of LifeLink Foundation, Inc. headquartered in Tampa, FL, announced a new partnership with NuTech Spine and Biologics, in which NuTech will distribute LifeLink allografts to surgeons nationwide for patients in need of sports, orthopedic and spine transplants. Additionally, LifeLink will process custom spine allografts for distribution.
Jean Davis, President and CEO of LifeLink Foundation, Inc. said, “LifeLink is pleased to enter into this new partnership with NuTech Spine and Biologics, an organization whose dedication to providing new technologies for the benefit of patients, surgeons, and hospitals, mirrors our vow to support tissue donors and their families who provide the gifts that ultimately benefit patients.”
Ken Horton, President of NuTech Spine, agreed, “NuTech Spine is so proud and excited to announce our partnership with LifeLink Tissue Bank. We have found tissue placement to be one of the most critically challenging operating room concerns…finding the appropriate and BEST tissue for their patient’s needs. NuTech considers LifeLink to be the benchmark in their field as it relates to tissue procurement, safety, and innovation. Our goal with this dynamic partnership is to debut natural solutions for today’s health problems.”
LifeLink Foundation, an independent, non-profit community service organization is dedicated to the recovery and transplantation of organs and tissue. The Foundation is made up of five divisions: LifeLink Tissue Bank, which recovers and processes tissue for patients in need; LifeLink of Florida, LifeLink of Georgia, and LifeLink of Puerto Rico, three federally-certified organ procurement organizations; and LifeLink Transplantation Immunology Laboratory, which supports 15 organ-specific transplant programs. Additionally, the LifeLink Legacy Fund supports the LifeLink Foundation mission through patient assistance, research and programmatic grants to improve organ and tissue donation, and transplantation. Learn more about LifeLink Foundation at www.LifeLinkFoundation.org, or LifeLink Tissue Bank at www.LifeLinkTB.org.
About NuTech Medical:
NuTech was incorporated in 1994 by Founder and President, Ken Horton. Since then NuTech has been on the cutting edge of Orthopedic, Spinal, and Sports Medicine. Headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, NuTech Spine continues to grow toward becoming the top choice of surgeons and facilities across the nation. NuTech’s medical division, which primarily focused on amniotic stem-cell-based products, was sold to Organogenesis, Inc. in March 2017. NuTech Spine reasserts its dedication to providing the highest level of customer satisfaction. NuTech Spine takes pride in maintaining ISO 13485:2003, ISO 9001:2008, and FDA Certifications. To learn more about NuTech Spine, visit www.NuTechSpine.com.