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…)

Last Updated: May 19, 2017
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Health Affairs Blog: Susan DeVore: Health care is personal, especially when it comes to caring for someone as they approach death. However, half of Americans feel they have too little control over end-of-life medical decisions. As the industry moves toward a more (more…)

Last Updated: May 17, 2017
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Modern Healthcare: Premier reported higher profits in its third-quarter earnings, driven by rising supply chain revenue from its group purchasing business, including its recent Innovatix and Essensa acquisitions. The Charlotte, N.C.-based group purchasing organization and performance improvement company reported adjusted (more…)

Last Updated: May 8, 2017
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Modern Healthcare: Alkire has been COO of Premier since 2011, helping the quality-improvement organization and one of the nation’s largest group purchasing organizations continue its mission to help hospitals and health systems provide better patient care while reducing costs. He leads (more…)