Leaving little to chance Last Updated: February 4, 2016
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The Journal of Healthcare Contracting: Health systems participating in Premier’s Partnership for Advancement of Comparative Effectiveness Review (PACER) collaborative have saved $8.1 million on cardiac stents and surgical mesh over the past two years, Amy Denny, vice president of supply chain strategy at Premier, says. “Each PACER cohort consists of six to 10 IDNs that engage their physicians, hospital administrators and supply chain leaders to share clinical data on utilization, outcomes and spend. These multidisciplinary teams work together to accelerate more informed decisions on clinical products, expedite savings, reduce unnecessary variation and improve outcomes.

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