Last Updated: April 11, 2018
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By Blair Childs, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, Premier Inc. Nationwide, health systems are experiencing a widespread shortage of CII narcotics used primarily for pain control and/or sedation in a hospital setting due to one vendor’s manufacturing shutdown. In speaking (more…)

Last Updated: March 7, 2018
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The The Wall Street Journal: Susan DeVore: Complex patients such as those recovering from a serious postsurgical infection or car-accident survivors are often admitted to the intensive-care unit (ICU) for close monitoring. With specially trained nurses and doctors, patients receive the (more…)

Last Updated: February 28, 2018
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Results were based on a matched cohort analysis of FY18 data from CMS CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Health systems participating in the Premier Inc.’s QUEST® collaborative were 29 percent more likely to achieve value-based purchasing incentive payments from Medicare, according to a (more…)

Last Updated: February 23, 2018
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Deadline for Applications, April 15, 2018; New Scholarship Opportunities Available CHARLOTTE & CHICAGO – The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) and Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), a leading health care improvement company, are accepting applications for the next phase of the (more…)

Last Updated: January 31, 2018
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By Blair Childs, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, Premier Inc. Premier and its members applaud President Trump’s remarks on tackling opioids and combatting rising drug costs in his State of the Union address. To effectively tackle this crisis, outdated (more…)

Last Updated: January 29, 2018
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Health Affairs Blog: Susan DeVore: At the start of 2018, the health care industry is on the cusp of more significant change. The GOP Congress has moved health care away from the center of their public policy agenda, creating more certainty and (more…)