Last Updated: April 30, 2015
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Premier submitted a statement for the record in response to the House Energy and Commerce hearing, titled “Legislative Hearing on 21st Century Cures.” In the letter, Premier stated that health IT interoperability is foundational to enabling 21st Century Cures. In … continued

Last Updated: April 29, 2015
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CHALLENGE A clinical opportunity assessment performed by a Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ:PINC) clinical partner using data from the QualityAdvisor® app revealed that Frederick Memorial Hospital was not performing as expected in patient harm, specifically hospital acquired pulmonary embolisms (PE) and venous … continued

Last Updated: April 29, 2015
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HFMA: Although much of supply chain savings is what we call “low-hanging fruit”—fairly easy to see, and with the right team, easy to reach—financial pressures on today’s healthcare providers require much greater effort to achieve savings… — Michael J. Alkire, COO, … continued

Last Updated: April 27, 2015
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Modern Healthcare: Susan DeVore, 56, is featured on Modern Healthcare’s 2015 Top 25 Women in Healthcare list. She has been president and CEO of Premier since 2009. She is chair of the board of trustees of the Healthcare Leadership Council and … continued

Last Updated: April 27, 2015
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CHALLENGE A clinical opportunity assessment performed by a Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ:PINC) clinical partner using data from the QualityAdvisor® app revealed that Frederick Memorial Hospital (FMH) was not performing as expected in caring for patients with a sepsis diagnosis.The observed to … continued

Last Updated: April 24, 2015
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Charlotte Business Journal: Healthcare is no longer just about bricks and mortar. Charlotte’s healthcare systems are investing in technology, physician networks and care-delivery alternatives to hospitals such as express clinics and telemedicine. They’re also focused on initiatives to improve population health. “That’s … continued

Last Updated: April 30, 2015
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By Blair Childs, senior vice president of Public Affairs, Premier, Inc. The Premier healthcare alliance is extremely pleased that in the FY 2015 IPPS proposed rule, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) contemplates a potential expansion of the … continued