Last Updated: June 15, 2017
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Repertoire: It absolutely makes sense to manage infection prevention across the care continuum and at all points or transitions of care,” says Gina Pugliese, RN, MS, FSHEA, vice president emeritus, Premier Safety Institute®, Premier Inc. “However, this has made sense for (more…)

Last Updated: June 8, 2017
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Provider Magazine: Andy Edeburn, principle performance partner at Premier, a health care improvement organization based in Charlotte, N.C., tells LT/PAC clients they should be attuned to all VBP developments, no matter the source. For MACRA, he says, the law is simply (more…)

Last Updated: June 5, 2017
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Susan DeVore and several other Premier alliance members have been named to Modern Healthcare’s Top 300 Most Influential Leaders list. The 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare program honors individuals in healthcare who are deemed by their peers and the (more…)

Last Updated: June 1, 2017
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HFMA: Premier’s hospital members that focus on readmissions reduction efforts have found that such initiatives pay off in numerous ways, including improvements in the patient’s experience of care, communication efforts, the experience of the families and caregivers, and staff satisfaction. “People (more…)

Last Updated: May 30, 2017
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Modern Healthcare: Hospitals use the sterile form of baking soda—a sodium bicarbonate solution, which has baking soda as its base ingredient—in vital situations including heart surgery and other emergency events when a patient’s blood is too acidic, which can lead to (more…)