Last Updated: February 8, 2016
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Newly combined health system chooses Premier for system-wide integration and value creation across the healthcare continuum CHARLOTTE, N.C. — MercyRockford Health System, a vertically-integrated regional health system with five hospitals and 561 W-2 employed physician partners in northern Illinois and … continued

Last Updated: February 4, 2016
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Premier commended members of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee for releasing a bipartisan legislative proposal to improve healthcare information technology (HIT) by reducing provider documentation burden, increasing interoperability and addressing concerns related to the EHR Meaningful Use … continued

Last Updated: February 4, 2016
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Lafayette General Health (LGH) in Lafayette, LA, is a non-profit, community-owned regional health system serving south-central Louisiana by aligning with facilities across a 10-parish area known as Acadiana. Lafayette General Medical Center is the flagship; other owned or managed facilities … continued

Last Updated: February 1, 2016
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As part of a team led by Deloitte, Premier’s CECity acquisition and other organizations will assist CMS on a first-of-its-kind value-based prevention initiative to reduce the risk of first heart attacks or strokes CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Through its acquisition of … continued

Last Updated: February 4, 2016
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Modern Healthcare: There’s been significant growth in hospital system spending on supplies from medical-surgical distributors for their non-acute-care facilities since 2014, said David Hargraves, vice president of strategic sourcing for Charlotte, N.C.-based Premier. Alternate sites were up 165% in 2015 and … continued

Last Updated: January 28, 2016
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By Blair Childs, senior vice president of Public Affairs, Premier, Inc. Members of the Premier alliance believe the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is taking a step in the right direction by proposing important changes to the Medicare … continued