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On May 1st 2018 Halyard Health, Inc. (“Halyard”) sold its Surgical & Infection Prevention business (surgical gowns, drapes, sterilisation solutions, gloves, facemasks and protective apparel) to Owens & Minor, Inc.

Halyard’s medical device business (Respiratory Health, Digestive Health, Acute Pain Management and Interventional Pain Management) has been renamed Avanos Medical, Inc. (“Avanos”).

Owens & Minor has created a new entity, O&M Halyard, Inc. (“O&M Halyard”), for selling Surgical & Infection Prevention products under the HALYARD* brand.

Since the sale of the S&IP business, Avanos and O&M Halyard have been operating on shared systems in EMEA. On February 1st, 2019, the companies will separate those systems.

Each company will invoice under its own name, whether Avanos or O&M Halyard.

  • Your current Halyard Sales Representative as well as your current Customer Service Agents will continue to provide the excellent service you have come to expect from us. Please continue to work with your current contacts and use existing ordering processes.
  • You’ll have access to the same quality HALYARD* products and clinical expertise.
  • Product code numbers will remain the same, with no product, packaging or name changes.

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