Exclusive Sales to VA Hospitals to Expedite Omeza Product Availability to Patients
SARASOTA, Fla. Nov. 5, 2021 – Omeza, LLC announced a contract with Marathon Medical, Inc., a primary distributor for Veterans Affairs hospitals and medical facilities. Marathon Medical is a certified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business. The contract will permit Omeza to quickly ramp up its internal VA sales force, according to Jim McSweeney, Omeza’s Director of Sales – East Region.
Marathon Medical distributes medical and surgical devices, drugs, supplies and related apparatus. Selling through Marathon’s Federal Supply Schedule/General Services Administration contract, will allow Omeza to sell Omeza® Collagen Matrix, recently cleared by the FDA, Omeza® Lidocaine Lavage, and Omeza® Skin Protectant to VA hospitals and clinics, Indian Health Service hospitals and clinics, and other federal agencies.
Mr. McSweeney commented, “Marathon is very well known. They will open doors for us, including within the VA and Department of Defense, expediting the availability of Omeza products to patients nationwide.”
States John St. Leger, founder of Marathon Medical, “We are excited to be partnering with a great organization like Omeza. The product offering and vision are excellent, and we share common values and goals to support Veterans and Vet-owned businesses. We are looking forward to helping them grow the market.”
About Marathon Medical:
Marathon Medical was founded in 2002 by Vietnam-era veteran, John St. Leger. Based in Aurora, CO, the company distributes medical supplies nationally using LTL and package contracts with major carriers, utilizing EDI to streamline its ordering process. Marathon Medical partners with manufacturers recommended by VA physicians and purchasing clients, and has established a Tampa, FL distribution facility to increase its coverage of the Southeast.