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Supply Chain

    Premier Inc. ProvideGx™ Program Partners with Pfizer Inc. to Provide Corvert® and Vincristine to Providers

Premier Inc. ProvideGx™ Program Partners with Pfizer Inc. to Provide Corvert® and Vincristine to Providers

Premier Inc., through its ProvideGx™ program, has partnered with Pfizer Inc. to supply Corvert® (ibutilide fumarate injection) and Vincristine Sulfate Injection, USP, to healthcare providers.

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    Inundated With Flu Patients, U.S. Hospitals Brace for Coronavirus

Inundated With Flu Patients, U.S. Hospitals Brace for Coronavirus

The New York Times | Public health experts are closely watching reserves of vital medical supplies and medications, many of which are made in China.

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    Coronavirus Outbreak Strains Global Medical-Mask Market

Coronavirus Outbreak Strains Global Medical-Mask Market

The Wall Street Journal | Many suppliers have capped orders for masks at just above typical levels, said executives with Premier.

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    Unleash the Supply Chain Champions in Your Physicians

Unleash the Supply Chain Champions in Your Physicians

Dr. Joe Patton, who went from supply chain naysayer to champion at Henry Ford Health System, has tips to activate physicians in value analysis.

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    Premier Inc. to Acquire Acurity and Nexera Businesses from the Greater New York Hospital Association

Premier Inc. to Acquire Acurity and Nexera Businesses from the Greater New York Hospital Association

Premier Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all the assets and certain liabilities of Acurity, Inc. and Nexera, Inc.

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    Statement on FDA’s Commitment to Prioritizing Drug Approvals and Use of Data

Statement on FDA’s Commitment to Prioritizing Drug Approvals and Use of Data

Premier applauds the FDA’s new approach to prioritizing the review of generic drug applications.

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    Coronavirus Scare Highlights Challenges in U.S.-China Supply Chain

Coronavirus Scare Highlights Challenges in U.S.-China Supply Chain

Modern Healthcare | Michael J. Alkire, President of Premier, says it's difficult to estimate how many of these goods come from China.

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    Premier Wants to Change the Healthcare ‘Landscape’ with Tools to Safely Reduce Costs

Premier Wants to Change the Healthcare ‘Landscape’ with Tools to Safely Reduce Costs

Supply Chain World | David A. Hargraves, Senior Vice President of Supply Chain, says Premier emphasizes collaboration with partners.

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    ProvideGx: Faster access. Better care.

ProvideGx: Faster access. Better care.

Despite the current drug shortages, ProvideGx has found a way to deliver the critical drugs pharmacists and clinicians need to serve their patients.

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    Premier President: GPO Remains Vigilant, but No Current Supply Disruptions Due to Coronavirus

Premier President: GPO Remains Vigilant, but No Current Supply Disruptions Due to Coronavirus

The Journal of Healthcare Contracting | Premier’s President, Michael J. Alkire commented (as to conditions as of the afternoon of Wednesday, January 29).

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    CommonSpirit Health Chooses Premier Inc. to Clinically Integrate its Newly Merged Supply Chain

CommonSpirit Health Chooses Premier Inc. to Clinically Integrate its Newly Merged Supply Chain

CommonSpirit Health will be partnering with Premier to achieve operational excellence as it undergoes the complex integration of its newly-merged health system.

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    CommonSpirit Tasks Premier with Supply Chain Integration

CommonSpirit Tasks Premier with Supply Chain Integration

Modern Healthcare | Using one GPO is part of CommonSpirit's goal to produce a $2 billion benefit to the bottom line over a four-year period.

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    Leave No Stone Unturned for Long-Term Supply Chain Efficiency

Leave No Stone Unturned for Long-Term Supply Chain Efficiency

Three ways that health systems are driving long-term margin improvement throughout the supply chain.

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    Here's Why Drug Shortages Cost the U.S. 450 Million a Year

Here’s Why Drug Shortages Cost the U.S. 450 Million a Year

SectorWatch | Drug shortages are a widespread problem in the United States. Premier's, Michael Alkire outlines three root causes of the epidemic.

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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 for medical device sterilization.

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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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