Premier Inc. has named Denise Juliano the Group Vice President of Life Sciences for its Applied Sciences division. In her new role, Juliano will lead the development of strategic business relationships with life sciences companies and expand the utilization of Premier Applied Sciences. A key component of Premier Performance Services, Juliano will focus on aligning commercial, research and operations within the Premier Applied Sciences department to further meet member needs as the industry continues to evolve and shift toward value-based care and payment.
Premier Applied Sciences combines data and analytics with objective clinical outcomes analyses, and partnerships with health systems, life sciences companies, academic institutions and professional societies to develop, teach, test and research care delivery practices and real-world interventions for healthcare improvement. It offers real-world research and analytics, retrospective research, healthcare education, clinical trial innovation and data licensing services.
Juliano comes to Premier with more than 30 successful years at Merck, one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. At Merck, Juliano led marketing, sales, strategic account management, customer relationship building and business development efforts to build and implement innovative strategies to improve global health, as well as achieve long-term, measurable and sustainable growth for the company. Juliano serves on the board of the Strategic Account Management Association and is an active mentor for women leaders.