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    Amid Coronavirus Shortages, Manufacturing Face Mask Filters in China is Like Printing Money

Amid Coronavirus Shortages, Manufacturing Face Mask Filters in China is Like Printing Money

USA Today | Mike Alkire says some hospitals who are putting money down in advance for PPE shipments are receiving substandard quality products.

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    Special Report: FDA's Lax Rules on Coronavirus Blood Tests Open U.S. Market to Dubious Vendors

Special Report: FDA’s Lax Rules on Coronavirus Blood Tests Open U.S. Market to Dubious Vendors

Reuters | Premier's Meg Wyatt says false testing claims have been distracting to providers as the pressure to maximize testing capacity increases.

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    The Reopening Will Be Slower Than Expected

The Reopening Will Be Slower Than Expected

The Charlotte Ledger | There are certain actions that every employer will want to take to make sure their employees are safe, says Premier President Michael J. Alkire.

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    Painkillers, Sedatives in Short Supply During COVID-19 Pandemic

Painkillers, Sedatives in Short Supply During COVID-19 Pandemic

CQ Roll Coll | Data from Premier shared with CQ Roll Call shows that the use of propofol as a first-line sedative increased over 300 percent from 2019 to 2020.

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    Big Commercial Labs Given Priority for Coronavirus Testing Equipment by Feds

Big Commercial Labs Given Priority for Coronavirus Testing Equipment by Feds

CNN | Premier's Meg Wyatt says it's most efficient to send supplies to providers that can perform the most COVID-19 tests.

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    Premier CEO on PPE

Premier CEO on PPE

Yahoo! Finance | Premier CEO Susan DeVore joins Yahoo Finance’s On The Move panel to break down the PPE supply chain.

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    Need for Supplies to Fight Coronavirus Opens Door to Unusual Brokers — and Scammers

Need for Supplies to Fight Coronavirus Opens Door to Unusual Brokers — and Scammers

Los Angeles Times | Premier's Chaun Powell discusses potential gray market scams he has seen during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    Small Businesses Have PPE, but Struggle to Get It To the Frontlines

Small Businesses Have PPE, but Struggle to Get It To the Frontlines

Small businesses who make and sell PPE say they can't get them to the providers that need them.​​

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    Hospitals Struggling to Get Supplies Begin Barter System

Hospitals Struggling to Get Supplies Begin Barter System

CNBC | CNBC’s Ylan Mui reports how hospitals are dealing with supply shortages through a new partnership with Resilinc, Premier, and Stanford Healthcare.

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    How Medical Supply Chains Can Diversify Beyond COVID-19

How Medical Supply Chains Can Diversify Beyond COVID-19

Supply Chain Dive | Premier's Michael J. Alkire discusses the importance of diversifying the supply chain and outlines several key actions to expand production.

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    Burning Through Hundreds of Millions of N95 Masks

Burning Through Hundreds of Millions of N95 Masks

Politico | Premier said its survey of U.S. hospitals found COVID-19 creates surge demand of 17 times the typical burn rate for N-95 respirators.

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    As COVID-19 Pushes Hospital Patients to Post-Acute Care Settings, Supply Needs Grow

As COVID-19 Pushes Hospital Patients to Post-Acute Care Settings, Supply Needs Grow

mHealth Times | Seventy percent of senior nursing and assisted living facilities say they are not fully prepared to treat an increasing number of patients diagnosed with COVID-19.

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    Spikes in Demand From Coronavirus Patients are Creating Shortages of Asthma Drugs and Sedatives for Ventilator Patients

Spikes in Demand From Coronavirus Patients are Creating Shortages of Asthma Drugs and Sedatives for Ventilator Patients

The Washington Post | ​Premier is urging the FDA to use its new powers quickly to investigate and anticipate drug shortages said the company’s senior director of advocacy, Soumi...

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    America's New Opioid Crisis

America’s New Opioid Crisis

Politico | Fifteen drugs needed to treat Covid-19 patients were in or close to shortages by the end of March, according to Premier Survey.

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    Hospitals Facing Drug Shortages

Hospitals Facing Drug Shortages

NBC Boston | Premier's Soumi Saha provides discusses potential drug shortages due to an increased demand amidst COVID-19.

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    Four Tips to Help Prevent E-Commerce Fraud in the Supply Chain During COVID-19

Four Tips to Help Prevent E-Commerce Fraud in the Supply Chain During COVID-19

American Express | Premier's John P. Sganga provides tips to help ensure business purchases are cost-effective and low risk during COVID-19.

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    3M, Law Enforcement Step Up Efforts to Stop N95 Scams

3M, Law Enforcement Step Up Efforts to Stop N95 Scams

Star Tribune | We vetted a recent salesman claim to deliver large number of N95 masks immediately. 3M verified it was illegitimate.

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    Hospitals Face Shortages of Medical Gear, Confusing Guidance from Government

Hospitals Face Shortages of Medical Gear, Confusing Guidance from Government

NBC News | Premier experts recommend the federal government or another independent organization helps vet products sold to hospitals.

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    39 Million Masks Never Materialized, Sparking a Federal Investigation

39 Million Masks Never Materialized, Sparking a Federal Investigation

Los Angeles Times | Premier's Chaun Powell explained that bad actors have overwhelmed the gray market for personal protective equipment.

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    2020 Health IT Pivots: 9 Healthcare Leaders Discuss Their Team's New Strategies

2020 Health IT Pivots: 9 Healthcare Leaders Discuss Their Team’s New Strategies

Becker's Healthcare IT | Premier's Leigh Anderson discusses how his team strategy has shifted to focus on clinical decision support and automated prior authorization in the last year.

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    Essential Drug Supplies for Virus Patients Are Running Low

Essential Drug Supplies for Virus Patients Are Running Low

The New York Times | Hospitals in particular are feeling the pinch in supplies. Premier found that drug shortages were pervasive in acute care settings.

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