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COVID-19

    Here’s What Hospitals Are Doing To Brace Themselves For The Coronavirus Resurgence

Here’s What Hospitals Are Doing To Brace Themselves For The Coronavirus Resurgence

Forbes | Premier reports that as healthcare systems and states nationwide are ramping up their collection of PPE, providers are finding items on backorder.

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    The Challenge with Scaling Clinical Best Practices During a Pandemic

The Challenge with Scaling Clinical Best Practices During a Pandemic

Every organization is thirsting for data, trajectories and guidance in real time. Leveraging a proven collaborative model is key.

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    Why Almost Every U.S. Hospital Is Building Safety Stock of Critical Pandemic Medications

Why Almost Every U.S. Hospital Is Building Safety Stock of Critical Pandemic Medications

Experiences accessing stockpiles this spring highlighted problems associated with relying on the government for product replenishment.

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    Integrated Specialty Care Network- Introductory Webinar

Integrated Specialty Care Network- Introductory Webinar

While navigating the complexities of COVID-19, it’s now even more necessary that hospitals and specialists take proactive measures to implement strategies that will improve patient...

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    As Vaccine Hopes Rise, U.S. Races to Buy Syringes to Avoid a Mask-Shortage Scenario

As Vaccine Hopes Rise, U.S. Races to Buy Syringes to Avoid a Mask-Shortage Scenario

USA Today | Premier's Chaun Powell weighs in on how a COVID-19 vaccine could impact the syringe supply chain.

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    Premier Inc. Calls for National Stockpiling Standards to Prevent Redundant Efforts, Next Wave of Product Shortages

Premier Inc. Calls for National Stockpiling Standards to Prevent Redundant Efforts, Next Wave of Product Shortages

Premier’s survey shows local efforts to build stockpiles must be supported with a national strategy to avoid redirecting supplies away from front-line caregivers.

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    Rising Coronavirus Cases Put Fresh Strain on Mask Supplies

Rising Coronavirus Cases Put Fresh Strain on Mask Supplies

The Wall Street Journal | Premier says half of more than 1,000 hospitals surveyed through mid-June reported they couldn’t get enough N95 masks to resume postponed surgeries.

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    A Crystal Ball That Forecasts Supply Needs in a Crisis

A Crystal Ball That Forecasts Supply Needs in a Crisis

What healthcare providers need is a reliable way to predict whether their supply needs will increase, decrease or level off in the future.

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    Premier Inc. Survey: Alternate Site Providers Report Increased PPE Needs but Face Challenges with Traditional Distribution Channels

Premier Inc. Survey: Alternate Site Providers Report Increased PPE Needs but Face Challenges with Traditional Distribution Channels

A Premier survey found that the majority of alternate site providers report a more than 50% increase in PPE needs since the COVID-19 outbreak.

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    Closing the Gap Between Drugs Purchased and Drugs Charged

Closing the Gap Between Drugs Purchased and Drugs Charged

Health systems concerned about the financial impact of COVID-19 are strategizing recovery options that may include rapid margin improvement​. Key to recovery will be tactics...

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    Made in the USA Momentum

Made in the USA Momentum

Hardware and Building Supply | Premier's Michael J. Alkire discusses the impact COVID-19 had on the supply chain.

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    Coronavirus Report: The Hill's Steve Clemons interviews Michael Alkire

Coronavirus Report: The Hill’s Steve Clemons interviews Michael Alkire

The Hill | The Hill's Steve Clemons interviews Michael Alkire, president of Premier.

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    Premier Inc. Creates Oncology-Focused Purchasing Alliance with 20 Leading Cancer Providers to Source Branded Cancer Drugs

Premier Inc. Creates Oncology-Focused Purchasing Alliance with 20 Leading Cancer Providers to Source Branded Cancer Drugs

Premier plans to strike innovative new partnerships with pharmaceutical companies, putting branded products on negotiated contracts at competitive prices.

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    Getting Back to Regulatory Readiness

Getting Back to Regulatory Readiness

With The Joint Commission announcing the resumption of surveys this month, here's how providers can ensure they're ready.

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    Building A Real-Time Covid-19 Early-Warning System

Building A Real-Time Covid-19 Early-Warning System

Harvard Business Review | Premier has built an automated, real-time surveillance app that integrates with existing electronic health records from different companies.

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    COVID-19 May End Up Boosting Value-Based Payment

COVID-19 May End Up Boosting Value-Based Payment

Modern Healthcare | Premier's Joe Damore describes the rebirth of interest among providers in moving to capitated payments.

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    How One Health System Is Transforming in Response to Covid-19

How One Health System Is Transforming in Response to Covid-19

Harvard Business Review | Geisinger has partnered with Stanson Health, a Premier company, on a novel early-warning surveillance system for Covid-19 cases.

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    Meeting Unparalleled Demand for Critical Supplies and Drugs

Meeting Unparalleled Demand for Critical Supplies and Drugs

Premier has been largely able to meet historical medical supply demand levels, as well as a significant proportion of surge demand.

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    Statement on CDC Director Testimony before the House Appropriations Committee Regarding Contact Tracing

Statement on CDC Director Testimony before the House Appropriations Committee Regarding Contact Tracing

Premier agrees with the CDC on the need to have contact tracers across the country to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

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    Enabling Clinicians with a Single Source of Truth

Enabling Clinicians with a Single Source of Truth

Access to the latest clinical guidelines saves providers time and optimizes care delivery for the health system.

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    CMMI Payment Model Flexibilities in Response to COVID-19

CMMI Payment Model Flexibilities in Response to COVID-19

These changes provide urgently needed relief for healthcare providers in advanced alternative payment models (APMs) that bear a significant amount of risk.

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