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

Last Updated: October 6, 2017
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HFMA: Premier members working to identify and spread best practices in sepsis prevention, detection, and treatment recently reported an 18 percent overall decrease in sepsis mortality in 2008-2016. Dr. Biondolillo, Premier’s VP of quality and safety, explains keys to success. Full (more…)