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    Angela Lanning of Premier: “Why You Should be Vulnerable and Have Humility with Your Team”

Angela Lanning of Premier: “Why You Should be Vulnerable and Have Humility with Your Team”

Authority Magazine | Premier's Angela Lanning gives her take on leadership in this Q&A.

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    Expert Coronavirus Updates with Chaun Powell | Session 18

Expert Coronavirus Updates with Chaun Powell | Session 18

Passionate Pioneers Podcast | Chaun Powell talks about his team’s work and how they're solving issues within the healthcare supply chain.

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    Premier CEO Susan DeVore Gives Insider's Take on Healthcare Supply Chain

Premier CEO Susan DeVore Gives Insider’s Take on Healthcare Supply Chain

The Charlotte Business Journal | The Charlotte Business Journal talks with Susan DeVore about how the company continues to tackle challenges, and how Premier is positioning itself for the future.

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    What Charlotte-based Premier Inc.'s restructuring means for the company moving forward

What Charlotte-based Premier Inc.’s restructuring means for the company moving forward

The Charlotte Business Journal | Premier leaders discuss the steps to simplify its company structure and position the company for future growth and stability.

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    How to Pandemic-Proof Our Health Care Payment System

How to Pandemic-Proof Our Health Care Payment System

The Health Care Blog | Premier's Aisha Pittman and Seth Edwards examine how to accelerate the movement to value-based models post-pandemic.

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    Premier’s Chaun Powell Named as One to Watch in Healthcare Contracting

Premier’s Chaun Powell Named as One to Watch in Healthcare Contracting

The Journal of Healthcare Contracting | Premier's Chaun Powell named a 2020 "​Person to Watch in Healthcare Contracting​."

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    Premier’s Blair Childs on the Executive Order to Expand Telehealth Services

Premier’s Blair Childs on the Executive Order to Expand Telehealth Services

Healthcare Innovation | Premier's Blair Childs shares his perspective on the Aug. 3 executive order to further expand telehealth services during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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    Leigh Anderson Discusses Premier's Syndromic Surveillance Technology

Leigh Anderson Discusses Premier’s Syndromic Surveillance Technology

KTLA | ​Premier's Leigh Anderson discusses how new syndromic surveillance technology can help providers predict COVID-19 surges.

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    6 Months In: What Will the New Normal Look Like for Hospitals?

6 Months In: What Will the New Normal Look Like for Hospitals?

Healthcare Dive | Premier's most recent hospital survey found that more than half of respondents said N95s were heavily backordered.

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    Repurposing a Universally Installed EHR App Into an Effective COVID-19 Early Detection System

Repurposing a Universally Installed EHR App Into an Effective COVID-19 Early Detection System

The Health Care Blog | In large part, the infrastructure we need to stem the spread of COVID-19 is already here, writes Dr. Scott Weingarten.

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    Hospitals and Health Systems Stock up on Pandemic Medications for Potential Second Wave

Hospitals and Health Systems Stock up on Pandemic Medications for Potential Second Wave

HealthLeaders Media | A survey from Premier found 88% of acute care provider members are stocking 'critical' medications in preparation for the next COVID-19 patient surge.

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    Podcast with Mike Alkire and Dr. Jonathan Slotkin

Podcast with Mike Alkire and Dr. Jonathan Slotkin

The Big Unlock | Premier's Mike Alkire and Dr. Slotkin discuss how technology and data is helping public health officials to keep a balance in opening the economy versus...

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    Premier Modernizes COVID-19 Surveillance, Calls the Need Urgent

Premier Modernizes COVID-19 Surveillance, Calls the Need Urgent

Healthcare IT Today | Premier's new COVID-19 surveillance system, which is based on machine learning, should work much faster and produce more accurate predictions.

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    90% of Health Systems Build Safety Stocks of Covid-19 Treatments

90% of Health Systems Build Safety Stocks of Covid-19 Treatments

Barron's | Hospitals are stocking up to avoid having to ration medications in the event of a second COVID-19 wave.

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    Hospitals Stock Up on Covid-19 Drugs to Prepare for Second Wave in Fall

Hospitals Stock Up on Covid-19 Drugs to Prepare for Second Wave in Fall

The Wall Street Journal | About 90% of hospitals and health systems are building safety stocks of about 20 critical medications, according to Premier Inc.

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    Federal Stockpile is Thin Amid Coronavirus Surge, Internal Documents Show

Federal Stockpile is Thin Amid Coronavirus Surge, Internal Documents Show

NBC News | Premier's Chaun Powell said his firm is no longer confident that current federal inventories are sufficient to meet the additional increases in demand.

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    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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    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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    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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    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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