NORCROSS, Ga. (Aug. 28)—Glove manufacturer Regent Medical has signed a three-year, dual source agreement to provide Biogel powder-free latex and synthetic surgical gloves to HealthTrust Purchasing Group, which represents more than 550 member medical facilities. Regent Medical will begin supplying the products, along with the non-sterile Biogel Diagnostic glove, to MPG members beginning Oct. 1. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Regent Medical is part of SSL Americas Inc., the U.S. arm of Cheshire, England-based SSL International P.L.C. HPG´s membership includes hospitals, surgery centers, clinics, physicians, integrated delivery networks and affiliate members.