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 18, 2017
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Today, Premier and 9 other healthcare groups sent a letter to the FDA in response to the agency’s draft guidance on obtaining an interchangeability designation for a biosimilar drug. In the letter, Premier expressed support of the draft guidance, but (more…)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…)