A longtime leader in healthcare improvement, we’re developing new ways to revolutionize the industry.

We deliver transformative solutions that power real results. See how we can help.

Optimizing Supply Chain
Integrating Pharmacy
Maximizing Value-Based Care

Transforming healthcare is more than our objective, it’s in our DNA. We’re dedicated to ensuring better health is just the beginning.

At every level of leadership, Premier’s experts are driving healthcare forward.

Leadership
Board of Directors
Speakers Bureau

Premier is more than a GPO. Combining robust analytics with consulting and advocacy, we’re changing the healthcare landscape for the better.  

Collective purchasing power lowers costs across your organization.

Intelligence plus unparalleled analytics equals data-driven solutions.

It’s only impossible until it’s not. Premier and our team of experts are transforming care delivery.

Work with Premier members to lower costs, improve quality and safety and succeed in value-based care.

A voice for better healthcare policy is a voice for you.  

Working closely with our members, we’re developing products and services to solve your most complex challenges.

Lower costs, greater efficiencies and a healthier bottom line.

Proven practices that result in better outcomes.

Intersecting specialty drugs with better management and data-driven best practices.

Controlling your future with integrated care delivery practices.

More savings and ROI is a win-win.

Data diving to deliver insights you can act on.

Supporting healthcare transformation through the generation of real-world evidence.

Our most recent insights, articles and more, all in one place.  

Discover what leading healthcare providers are achieving through Premier membership.

Stay informed with our white papers, webinars and e-books.

Browse our blog for a taste of what’s new and what’s next in healthcare.

Premier’s perspectives have been solicited by nationally renowned publications. Read on.

Read Premier’s latest announcements.

Catch our policy statements and perspectives on the latest in DC.

Compelling stories from the front lines of America’s health systems.

The 1990s called — They want your hospital’s operating model back

Published in: Becker's Hospital Review

Operating models — the organizational structure, processes and performance management underlying patient care — based on hospital centric-services and fee-for-performance payment "won't work anymore," said Chris Smedley, vice president of physician enterprise at Premier Inc., a healthcare improvement company networking with more than 3,900 U.S. hospitals and more than 150,000 other provider organizations.

Health systems are made up of several departments, spanning acute and ambulatory care, each of which has its own span of control, management team and staff members who fulfill specialized roles. This siloed operating model too often results in fragmented care because the care team is designed in a way where no one feels a sense of responsibility for the entire patient experience. More tangibly, the broken operating model often results in patients left to fend for themselves, navigating the complex care processes, and missed opportunities for health interventions — all of which drag down a hospital's bottom line.

Instead, survival in today's healthcare ecosystem requires...

Full Story

Login Register Change Registration