Last Updated: April 19, 2018
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CHARLOTTE, N.C.  — WVU Medicine (also known as West Virginia University Health System), a regional, academic health system, has expanded its partnership with Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), a healthcare improvement company, to enable a total cost improvement initiative. The health system (more…)

Last Updated: April 13, 2018
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Extensive Accounts Payable Database in Purchased Services Provides Expanded Insights in Fast Growing Business CHARLOTTE, N.C.  — Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), a leading healthcare improvement company, has created a comprehensive database which is expected to drive savings for members in (more…)

Last Updated: March 29, 2018
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The Healthcare Blog: Michael Alkire: Pharmaceuticals play a major role in today’s population health era – they can prevent and cure disease, improve or maintain wellness and slow progression of existing conditions. Yet, their promise can also be a curse if (more…)

Last Updated: March 16, 2018
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Majority say shortages are affecting patient care, resulting in increased costs and cancelled or delayed surgical procedures CHARLOTTE, N.C.— A new survey of Premier members revealed more than 96 percent of member health systems are experiencing moderate-to-severe shortages of injectable (more…)

Last Updated: April 11, 2018
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By Blair Childs, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, Premier Inc. Nationwide, health systems are experiencing a widespread shortage of CII narcotics used primarily for pain control and/or sedation in a hospital setting due to one vendor’s manufacturing shutdown. In speaking (more…)

Last Updated: March 7, 2018
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The The Wall Street Journal: Susan DeVore: Complex patients such as those recovering from a serious postsurgical infection or car-accident survivors are often admitted to the intensive-care unit (ICU) for close monitoring. With specially trained nurses and doctors, patients receive the (more…)