Last Updated: August 26, 2016
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By Joe Damore, Premier’s vice president of population health management Premier commends the continued successes of leading healthcare providers participating in Medicare Shared Savings (MSSP) and Pioneer Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Programs for their progress in improving the health of … continued

Last Updated: August 25, 2016
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HFMA: Amid stepped-up hospital efforts to identify and treat sepsis—as well as rising costs from the condition—the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is urging a wider campaign. Some hospitals have taken the lead in pushing sepsis detection and early treatment … continued

Last Updated: August 17, 2016
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The Journal of Healthcare Contracting: Durral R. Gilbert joined Premier in 2006 as vice president of supply chain operations. Today, as president of supply chain services, he leads Premier’s core supply chain business, including sourcing, contract management, operations and business analytics. … continued

Last Updated: August 19, 2016
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Modern Healthcare: Blair Childs, vice president of public affairs at the healthcare consulting company Premier, said moving to an alternative payment model is a big step that many providers are not ready to take. Some may just plan to stay in … continued

Last Updated: August 12, 2016
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), a leading healthcare improvement company, has named Kelly Rakowski senior vice president of Premier Performance Partners, the organization’s advisory services business. Effective Nov. 1, Rakowski will assume the responsibilities of resigning leader Wes Champion, … continued

Last Updated: August 3, 2016
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Modern Healthcare: Premier will become the preferred group purchasing organization for the 275 hospitals that comprise America’s Essential Hospitals. Under terms of the agreement, Premier will provide the hospitals best practices for clinical and population health management services. Premier will also collaborate … continued

Last Updated: August 1, 2016
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Exclusive partnership will help academic medical centers and other essential hospitals improve health care quality, reduce delivery costs and succeed in alternative payment models that promote population health Premier selected as the preferred group purchasing organization (GPO) partner for association … continued