CareFusion and Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, a designer, manufacturer, and marketer of products and systems for use in respiratory care, acute care, and the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, renewed a 3-year agreement providing CareFusion the exclusive right to distribute Fisher & Paykel Healthcare products into the US hospital market.

"For more than 25 years, we have partnered with Fisher & Paykel Healthcare to bring its portfolio of clinically differentiated respiratory solutions to US hospitals," said Vivek Jain, president of the procedural solutions segment for CareFusion. "As we extend and strengthen our strategic relationships with proven partners like Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, our customers benefit from continued access to market-leading technologies that help improve the cost, quality, and safety of patient care."

Under the agreement, CareFusion, through its AirLife Respiratory Consumables business, will continue to serve as the exclusive US distributor of Fisher & Paykel Healthcare’s extensive portfolio of respiratory consumable products, including the MR850 Heated Humidification System with Evaqua circuit technology, AIRVO high flow device, Optiflow nasal cannula, and FlexiFit non-invasive interfaces.