Last Updated: November 9, 2017
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Modern Healthcare: A group of Premier member hospitals are participating in Premier’s most recently launched quality improvement collaborative, QUEST® 2020, a program where shared data, insights and best practices enable members to learn from each other and implement quality, efficiency and (more…)

Last Updated: November 7, 2017
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Modern Healthcare: Joe Damore & Bryan Smith: As the healthcare industry continues its movement from a volume-based model (fee-for-service) to value-based payment, hospitals and health systems face major challenges and opportunities in transforming their clinical, financial and operational models to (more…)

Last Updated: October 24, 2017
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Healthcare Purchasing News: Mike Maguire and Jeff Little: Third-party services, such as waste management, dialysis, elevator maintenance and security, can represent up to a third of a health system’s total annual expenditures. Called purchased services, these resources are crucial to hospital operations (more…)

Last Updated: October 27, 2017
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Healthcare Purchasing News: Chad Rodine, Service Line Vice President, Capital & Construction Services, Premier Inc., attributes equipment planning and contracting challenges to “the changing demands of the job” more than anything else. Full story 

Last Updated: October 27, 2017
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Healthcare Purchasing News: Supply chain professionals understand how critical it is to get input and buy-in from key stakeholders,” said Chad Rodine, Service Line Vice President, Capital & Construction Services, Premier Inc. “Collaboration across teams including clinicians, clinical engineering, supply chain and (more…)

Last Updated: October 27, 2017
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Healthcare Purchasing News: Mike Maguire, Vice President of Strategic Sourcing at Premier Inc. says taking on that added responsibility can be difficult for supply chain departments already feeling stretched thin by having to satisfy internal demands related to inpatient care. Full story