ConvaTec Launches Enhanced Starter Kit™ Web Ordering Tool


New image-based interface, optimized for mobile devices, makes product selection easier and faster for nurses and healthcare professionals

Skillman, NJ (June 18, 2013) – ConvaTec, a world-leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies, today unveiled a faster, more dynamic web ordering tool for its ostomy product portfolio.  The new, enhanced ConvaTec Starter Kit™ has been designed to make ostomy product selection as easy as possible for today’s busy nurses.

The new Starter Kit™ features an intuitive, image-based product selection interface, which has been optimized for mobile devices. also provides nurses with an improved ability to save and select frequently-ordered product and accessory kits, and the popular option to create patient care plans that they can email or print for their patients.  The design and features enable nurses and healthcare professional to quickly and easily extend their care beyond discharge, while ensuring their patients’ information is secure and HIPAA compliant.

“We know nurses are pressed for time.  Based on nurse input and testing, we built a new tool that is fast and intuitive, with no wasted steps.  The reaction has been incredibly positive,” stated Mark Valentine, President, Americas.  “As with all of ConvaTec’s ostomy care products and services, our goal is to help our healthcare partners ensure a successful transition and a positive outcome for their patients.”

Amy Evans, a wound ostomy continence nurse from Tampa, FL, had this to say about the new ConvaTec Starter Kit™ web ordering tool, “I really like the new, it’s fast and very easy to use.”

The ConvaTec Starter Kit™ is complemented by a full suite of services for ostomy care professionals to help ensure that patients get the right products, care and support they need following ostomy surgery.  These include support from dedicated account specialists and WOC nurses via the ConvaTec Concierge™ Service and Customer Interaction Center, and quick and easy access to online ostomy-specific informational sources and tools.

The new Starter Kit™ Web Ordering Tool will be demonstrated in the ConvaTec booth at the WOCN Society’s 45th Annual Conference from June 23-26 in Seattle, WA.

To gain access to the ConvaTec Starter Kit™ Web Ordering Tool, visit

About ConvaTec

ConvaTec is a leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies that have helped improve the lives of millions of people worldwide.  With four key focus areas – Ostomy Care, Wound Therapeutics, Continence and Critical Care, and Infusion Devices – ConvaTec products support healthcare professionals from the hospital to the community health setting.




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