Last Updated: March 30, 2015
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By Blair Childs, Premier senior vice president of Public Affairs Members of the Premier alliance stand ready to support and implement recommendations from the President’s National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria. Treating infections can be exceedingly complex and, for many … continued

Last Updated: March 27, 2015
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CNBC: Remember nightmarish predictions that newly insured Obamacare patients would flood doctor’s offices seeking long-delayed treatment? Well, that never happened. One caveat, though, comes from Susan DeVore. DeVore said data suggests Obamacare may be having a bigger effect in hospitals than in doctors’ … continued

Last Updated: March 27, 2015
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Healthcare Informatics: One day after the SGR repeal legislation passed the House, Premier’s Blair Childs shared his perspectives on physician payment changes. Childs: The Senate will pass the SGR repeal after the recess. Right now, they’re scheduled to be out on … continued

Last Updated: March 26, 2015
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Addressing healthcare provider groups and other stakeholders convened as part of the new Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network, President Barack Obama Wednesday reaffirmed the administration’s commitment to accelerating the adoption of innovative models of care to improve cost and … continued

Last Updated: March 25, 2015
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Fierce Healthcare: At a White House event Wednesday, President Barack Obama kicked off the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network, a wide-reaching, public-private collaboration that the administration hopes will speed up the transition to value-based payment models. For its part, major … continued

Last Updated: March 25, 2015
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Healthcare Informatics: Premier senior vice president for public affairs Blair Childs calls the Department of Health and Human Services’ new Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network worthy of support. “For more than a decade, members of the Premier alliance have … continued

Last Updated: March 25, 2015
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By Blair Childs, senior vice president of Public Affairs, Premier, Inc. For more than a decade, members of the Premier alliance have been national leaders implementing payment and delivery reforms that improve quality while safely reducing costs. We support the … continued