American Association for Respiratory Care Honors Tri-anim Health Services with Zenith Award

Tuesday, January 01, 2019

DUBLIN, Ohio – Tri-anim Health Services, one of the nation’s largest distributors of specialty respiratory, anesthesia and other critical care supplies and equipment, was awarded the 2018 Zenith Award, from the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC). The award was given today at the 2018 AARC Congress in Las Vegas.

Voted on by AARC members, the Zenith Award is given to the top companies in the respiratory care industry and is widely considered the “people’s choice” award for the respiratory care profession. AARC members are asked to evaluate and identify outstanding companies using criteria including: quality of equipment and supplies; accessibility and helpfulness of sales personnel; overall company responsiveness; service records; truth in advertising; and support of the respiratory care profession.

“Earning this award is a high honor and a direct result of our commitment to deliver exceptional service, solutions and quality products to our valued customers,” said Tom Metcalf, President of Acute Care.  “Our mission is to serve our customers in such a way that we are contributing to their ability to deliver the best patient care and outcomes, as we strive to be the best company in specialty medical sales and distribution,” he said. “We are thrilled to receive this prestigious award as it exemplifies our motto of Advancing Healthcare, Together, he continued. 

Tri-anim’s specialty focus provides a full-service approach to customers’ needs with new technology introductions, in-service training for quick and efficient adoption of new products and programs designed to reduce costs, streamline efficiencies and to promote positive patient outcomes. Tri-anim’s strong relationships with the major Group Purchasing Organizations and health systems across the country also help the company advance the healthcare industry, together with customers.

About Tri-anim Health Services:

Tri-anim Health Services, part of the Sarnova family of companies, is a specialty healthcare distributor of respiratory, anesthesia and other critical care supplies and equipment. From leading-edge technologies to everyday consumables, the company offers products and services designed to reduce healthcare costs, provide effective and efficient patient care and ultimately promote positive patient outcomes. For more information, visit

About Sarnova:

Sarnova and its family of companies: Bound Tree Medical, Cardio Partners, Emergency Medical Products and Tri-anim Health Services, have been serving the emergency medical services (EMS) and acute care markets for nearly 50 years.

Sarnova is a company of Patricia Industries, a part of Investor AB, which makes significant investments in best-in-class companies with strong market positions, brands and corporate cultures. For more information, visit

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