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    To Stem the Pandemic, the U.S. Needs a National Covid-19 Genomic Sequencing Effort

To Stem the Pandemic, the U.S. Needs a National Covid-19 Genomic Sequencing Effort

STAT | Members of Premier's COVID-19 Testing Advisory Panel examine recommendations for the US to optimize a national viral sequencing network.

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    Podcast: Risk-Share Agreements and Quantifying Hospital Value

Podcast: Risk-Share Agreements and Quantifying Hospital Value

Demanding Value Podcast | Premier's Meena Medler discusses supply chain value-based contracts and what providers are looking for to quantify value.

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    Mike Alkire of Premier: 5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Became a C-Suite Executive

Mike Alkire of Premier: 5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Became a C-Suite Executive

Authority Magazine | Premier's Mike Alkire gives his take on leadership and a few things he wish he knew along the way.

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    Four Keys to Sustainable Margin Improvement

Four Keys to Sustainable Margin Improvement

Leading health systems have found a margin improvement approach that works: a model that's technology-enabled and clinically integrated.

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    A Plan to Conquer U.S. Drug Shortages

A Plan to Conquer U.S. Drug Shortages

Creating a dependable drug supply chain is a multi-faceted issue that requires a thoughtful, diversified strategy.

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    Governing and Transforming Outpatient Services Post-COVID-19

Governing and Transforming Outpatient Services Post-COVID-19

The Governance Institute | Premier's experts weigh in on new care delivery expectations, and how governing boards can fulfill their fiduciary duties, post-pandemic.

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    The Pandemic One Year in: Providers Struggle with Loss of Revenue

The Pandemic One Year in: Providers Struggle with Loss of Revenue

Roger Weems weighs in on how healthcare usage has changed amidst the pandemic.

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    Susan DeVore: A Legacy of Innovation

Susan DeVore: A Legacy of Innovation

The Journal of Healthcare Contracting | DeVore participated in a Q&A with The Journal of Healthcare Contracting, reflecting on her successful tenure at Premier as well as how the company is...

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    Q&A with Premier’s Mike Alkire

Q&A with Premier’s Mike Alkire

The Journal of Healthcare Contracting | Alkire participated in a Q&A with The Journal of Healthcare Contracting, covering his 18 years at Premier and the past 12 months of the pandemic.

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    Next Up Podcast: What's Going to Happen Tomorrow? Succession Planning During Emergencies

Next Up Podcast: What’s Going to Happen Tomorrow? Succession Planning During Emergencies

Modern Healthcare | Premier's Susan DeVore and Mike Alkire discuss succession planning during a pandemic.

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    Premier CEO Susan DeVore on How Firm Tackled Ethical Questions on Supply Chain During Pandemic

Premier CEO Susan DeVore on How Firm Tackled Ethical Questions on Supply Chain During Pandemic

The Charlotte Business Journal | Susan DeVore discusses how Premier handled the tough questions and sought to maintain standards in a crisis situation.

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    Masks Stack Up in US Warehouses as Nurses Reuse N95 Respirators

Masks Stack Up in US Warehouses as Nurses Reuse N95 Respirators

Roll Call | Premier's David Hargraves discusses vetting supplier for PPE and other critical supplies needed during the pandemic.

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    Nearly 3 Million Americans Haven't Gotten Their Second COVID-19 Vaccination on Time

Nearly 3 Million Americans Haven’t Gotten Their Second COVID-19 Vaccination on Time

CBS News | The No. 1 concern from hospitals is actually getting the vaccine. Premier's Jessica Daley says hospitals not getting those second doses.

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    The Digital Divide Becomes a New Social Determinant of Health

The Digital Divide Becomes a New Social Determinant of Health

Modern Healthcare | Premier's Gerry Meklaus weighs in on the impact digital access may have to those in areas with less connectivity.

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    Second-Shot Crunch Leaves Many Without Complete Immunizations

Second-Shot Crunch Leaves Many Without Complete Immunizations

Bloomberg | Premier's Jessica Daley weighs in on vaccine distribution plans and potenital shortage issues with people receiving their second-shot.

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    AI Helps Hospitals Navigate PPE shortages, COVID-19 Hot Spots

AI Helps Hospitals Navigate PPE shortages, COVID-19 Hot Spots

S&P Global | The past year has exposed many issues with the U.S. health system, but harnessing artificial intelligence and machine learning may offer a solution.

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    Hospitals Still Ration Medical N95 Masks as Stockpiles Swell

Hospitals Still Ration Medical N95 Masks as Stockpiles Swell

Associated Press News | Premier's David Hargraves weighs in on why hospitals are still cautious about N95 allocation.

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    A Humble Syringe Could Help Speed U.S. Vaccination Effort

A Humble Syringe Could Help Speed U.S. Vaccination Effort

Supply Chain Brain | Premier members are looking to obtain more low-dead space syringes says Premier's Jessica Daley.

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    Akron Native Michael Alkire to Become CEO of Nationwide Healthcare Group

Akron Native Michael Alkire to Become CEO of Nationwide Healthcare Group

Akron Beacon Journal | ​Michael J. Alkire, an Akron native and president of health care improvement company Premier Inc., is adding chief executive officer to his duties effective May 1.

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    Outgoing Premier CEO Susan DeVore Reflects on Accomplishments, Looks Ahead to Premier’s Future

Outgoing Premier CEO Susan DeVore Reflects on Accomplishments, Looks Ahead to Premier’s Future

The Journal of Healthcare Contracting | Outgoing CEO, Susan DeVore, reflects on her time at Premier in this Q&A.

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    Susan DeVore, CEO of Premier, on Transforming Our Healthcare Supply Chain

Susan DeVore, CEO of Premier, on Transforming Our Healthcare Supply Chain

A Second Opinion Podcast | Premier CEO Susan DeVore discusses what has learned during the pandemic.

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