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    Four Ways to Approach the Medical Device Sterilization Predicament in an Election Year

Four Ways to Approach the Medical Device Sterilization Predicament in an Election Year

MedTech Intelligence | Premier's Chaun Powell and Soumi Saha explain why 2020 should be a pivotal year in which the microcosm of medical devices moves out of the...

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    Five Healthcare Trends For 2020

Five Healthcare Trends For 2020

Health Affairs | Premier CEO lays out trends on the horizon that could fundamentally alter the healthcare narrative well into the next decade.

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    Capitalize on Purchased Services’ Unusual Suspects to Enhance Revenue

Capitalize on Purchased Services’ Unusual Suspects to Enhance Revenue

HFMA | The task of reducing expenses within purchased services used to begin with providers flexing a strong contract negotiation strategy or red-lining their budgets, something...

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    Premier Comments on the Stark Physician Self-Referral Law and Anti-Kickback Statute Proposed Rules

Premier Comments on the Stark Physician Self-Referral Law and Anti-Kickback Statute Proposed Rules

Premier commended CMS and the OIG and highlighted several opportunities to further strengthen and improve the proposed policies.

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    HIStalk Interviews Michael J. Alkire, President, Premier

HIStalk Interviews Michael J. Alkire, President, Premier

HIStalk | My current role as president is focused on driving the two big strategies that we laid out at the beginning of the year.

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    Saving Seconds by Solving the Emergency Syringe Shortage

Saving Seconds by Solving the Emergency Syringe Shortage

The reality in emergency rooms across the country is that life-saving drugs vital to patient care just aren’t available.

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    Inside Out | Michael J. Alkire & Pietro Satriano

Inside Out | Michael J. Alkire & Pietro Satriano

Premier President Michael J. Alkire talks with US Foods President/CEO Pietro Satriano about his perspective on serving the healthcare industry, improving health outcomes and more...

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    Flu Season is Here and We’re Prepared for You

Flu Season is Here and We’re Prepared for You

Four ways Premier's group purchasing organization​ gets flu vaccines into the hands of those who need them most.

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    Four Keys to Building Successful Value-Based Supplier Contracts

Four Keys to Building Successful Value-Based Supplier Contracts

HealthLeaders | As the market incents healthcare providers to improve outcomes, suppliers are raising their hands to go at risk with hospitals and guarantee their products’ performance.

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    Premier's Alkire on Drug Shortages

Premier’s Alkire on Drug Shortages

Bloomberg | Michael Alkire, President of Premier Inc., talks about drug shortages with Lisa Abramowicz and Paul Sweeney. Full Podcast

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    What We’re Watching: November 12, 2019

What We’re Watching: November 12, 2019

2019 has taught us that shortages don’t just apply to drugs.

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    Recommendations to FDA on a Path Forward to Prevent Medical Device Shortages in the Face of Sterilization Facility Closures

Recommendations to FDA on a Path Forward to Prevent Medical Device Shortages in the Face of Sterilization Facility Closures

Premier testifies on the threat that device shortages pose to safe, effective patient care, and the steps we're taking to prevent supply disruptions.

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    The Untold Reality of Medical Device Shortages in the U.S.

The Untold Reality of Medical Device Shortages in the U.S.

The Health Care Blog | As taxpayers, patients and key stakeholders in healthcare, we must collaborate to eliminate interruptions to our healthcare supply chain.

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    Premier Joins 47 Organizations in Supporting the Mitigating Emergency Drug Shortages (MEDS) Act

Premier Joins 47 Organizations in Supporting the Mitigating Emergency Drug Shortages (MEDS) Act

Premier and 47 national trade associations, health systems and hospitals, pharmacy associations, and small businesses voiced support for the MEDS Act.

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    Room for One More?

Room for One More?

The Journal of Healthcare Contracting | Inside Premier's strategy in launching its own e-Commerce offering called stockd™ to meet the procurement needs of non-acute care providers.

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    VCU Health System Partners with Premier Inc. to Further Advance Organizational Excellence and Effectiveness

VCU Health System Partners with Premier Inc. to Further Advance Organizational Excellence and Effectiveness

VCU Health System is collaborating with Premier to support efforts to preserve, sustain and advance its mission.

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    Industry Reaction to Shortages of Lifesaving Drugs Underscores Urgency

Industry Reaction to Shortages of Lifesaving Drugs Underscores Urgency

FierceHealthcare, Industry Voices | Michael J. Alkire discusses the proactive, market-based reforms that are needed to ensure a stable supply of critical medications.

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    Why the U.S.-China Trade War Discussions Matter to Healthcare

Why the U.S.-China Trade War Discussions Matter to Healthcare

Should ongoing trade discussions go awry, access to raw materials for critical, lifesaving drugs could be in jeopardy.

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    Statement on the Introduction of the Mitigating Emergency Drug Shortages Act

Statement on the Introduction of the Mitigating Emergency Drug Shortages Act

Premier strongly supports the MEDS Act (S. 2723), introduced today by Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Tina Smith (D-MN).

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