Pentec Health Named "Life Sciences Company of the Year" by Greater Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies
Company Honored for Innovations in Renal Nutrition for Kidney Disease Patients
May 3, 2012
Philadelphia, Pa., May 4, 2012, - Pentec Health, Inc. has been selected as the 2012 "Life Sciences Company of the Year" by the Greater Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT) at the 19th Annual Enterprise Awards. Pentec is being recognized for its innovative proprietary renal nutrition product, Proplete®, an Intradialytic Parenteral Nutrition (IDPN) solution uniquely formulated to restore blood proteins often depleted in chronic dialysis patients.
"This award acknowledges our absolute focus on developing new, innovative products and services that address the complex needs of patients suffering from chronic kidney disease," said Pentec Health President and CEO Joseph Cosgrove. "Our entire organization of nearly 300 dedicated employees worked tirelessly to get this vital product perfected and available to thousands of patients across the country. We are extremely proud to have earned this recognition by PACT."
In addition to receiving this PACT award, Pentec Health has recently been recognized by Philadelphia SmartCEO magazine and honored with its Future 50 Award; noted as the fourth best place to work in Pennsylvania; included in the 2011 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing privately held companies in America by Inc. magazine for a second consecutive year; and named to the Philadelphia 100® program for the second year in a row.
The Enterprise Awards recognize outstanding achievements of the Philadelphia region's top technology and life sciences companies. The organization has a business culture that embraces start-ups and established companies alike in an effort to promote growth and successful businesses. The Enterprise Awards, PACT's annual celebration of company achievements.
ABOUT GREATER PHILADELPHIA ALLIANCE FOR CAPITAL AND TECHNOLOGIES PACT's vision is to be a premier resource for emerging growth companies in the information technology, clean technology, and life sciences industries. We connect emerging growth companies, venture investors, professional advisors, and technology-focused corporations to network, develop relationships, pursue business opportunities, and market and promote their businesses to foster growth and innovation. PACT's mission is to create a strategic Hub for the region's emerging growth companies in the information technology, clean technology, and life sciences industries, manifesting in a competitive edge for the Greater Philadelphia region.Greater Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies is an Affiliate of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce (GPCC). For more information, visit http://www.philadelphiapact.com.
About Pentec Health, Inc.
Pentec Health Inc. is a privately held specialty infusion services and healthcare technology company headquartered in suburban Philadelphia. Cutting edge innovations in patient care allow Pentec Health to provide products and services to underserved patient populations. The Joint Commission has consistently awarded Pentec with a Gold Seal of Approval for their commitment to providing the highest level of patient safety and patient care for renal nutritional and specialty infusion home care services. Pentec's renal nutrition business specializes in providing patient-specific, proprietary nutritional therapies for patients suffering from chronic kidney disease. Pentec's specialty infusion business provides in-home care for patients with implanted drug delivery pumps treating severe pain and/or spasticity. Pentec's award-winning executives are noted for top leadership and giving back to the communities in which they serve.
For more information, visit http://www.pentechealth.com