A range of groundbreaking healthcare products were featured during Premier's 11th annual Innovation Celebration.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Premier Inc. featured a range of groundbreaking healthcare products during its 11th annual Innovation Celebration on June 18. The event honors industry-leading healthcare advancements and supplier commitment to innovation.
The Innovation Celebration is a key element of the 2019 Premier Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition, where more than 4,000 healthcare industry leaders from health systems, academic institutions, non-acute care providers and supplier organizations across the nation are in attendance this week.
“We are so proud to spotlight the innovative work healthcare leaders are doing to address care delivery challenges,” said Mike Alkire, President, Premier. “The products featured this year represent new and unique advances in the marketplace, which can significantly benefit care providers and their patients. We wish to thank the individuals who participated in the selection process and all the suppliers that made this year’s program particularly successful.”
Products and devices are selected by a group of dedicated volunteers from Premier’s member sourcing committees. Decisions are based on the product’s uniqueness, ability to have an impact on unmet clinical needs and potential to improve patient care.
Please visit Premier’s Innovation Celebration site to view descriptions of the products.
2019 Innovation Celebration participants and innovations
- 410 MEDICAL, INC. – LifeFlow
- BD PERIPHERAL INTERVENTIONAL – Lutonix 014
- CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS, USA – Alphenix Interventional System
- CORDIS, A CARDINAL HEALTH COMPANY – RAILWAY™ Sheathless Access System
- MEDIVATORS, A CANTEL MEDICAL COMPANY – Medivators ADVANTAGE PLUS ® Pass-Thru Automated Endoscope Reprocessor
- PHILLIPS HEALTHCARE – Ingenia Ambition 1.5T MRI
- REDDRESS USA, INC—ActiGraft
- STRYKER – EZout System
Any supplier, regardless of whether the company is contracted with Premier, is eligible for participation in the Innovation Celebration. Premier contracts with approximately 1,300 suppliers.
About Premier, Inc.
Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC) is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of more than 4,000 U.S. hospitals and health systems and approximately 165,000 other providers and organizations to transform healthcare. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, and consulting and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost. Premier plays a critical role in the rapidly evolving healthcare industry, collaborating with members to co-develop long-term innovations that reinvent and improve the way care is delivered to patients nationwide. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier is passionate about transforming American healthcare. Please visit Premier’s news and investor sites on www.premierinc.com; as well as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram and Premier’s blog for more information about the company.