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Supply Chain

    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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    Premier Inc. Acquires Medpricer to Optimize Savings in Purchased Services

Premier Inc. Acquires Medpricer to Optimize Savings in Purchased Services

Medpricer enables hospitals and other organizations to analyze, benchmark and source purchased services contracts independent of any existing GPO affiliation.

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    What We’re Watching: October 29, 2019

What We’re Watching: October 29, 2019

We hear that major legislation may be introduced this week to address drug shortages.

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    Statement on the FDA Drug Shortage Task Force Report

Statement on the FDA Drug Shortage Task Force Report

Premier Statement on the FDA Drug Shortage Task Force report.

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    Premier Inc. Launches stockd.™, an E-Commerce Marketplace for Healthcare and Business Supplies

Premier Inc. Launches stockd.™, an E-Commerce Marketplace for Healthcare and Business Supplies

Stockd.™ unites national and entrepreneurial sellers, bringing reliable, innovative manufacturers into the alternate-site supply chain on a single online purchasing platform.

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    Premier Cautions DEA on Proposal to Reduce CII Quotas in 2020

Premier Cautions DEA on Proposal to Reduce CII Quotas in 2020

Premier submitted comments cautioning the DEA to carefully consider how a reduction in manufacturing quotas for certain opioids could rekindle recent drug shortages.

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    Premier’s ProvideGx™ Program Partners with Amphastar to Provide Seven Shortage Drugs, Most in Emergency, Pre-Filled Syringes

Premier’s ProvideGx™ Program Partners with Amphastar to Provide Seven Shortage Drugs, Most in Emergency, Pre-Filled Syringes

Through its ProvideGx™ program, Premier has partnered with Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to supply to healthcare providers phytonadione injection and emergency, pre-filled syringes.

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    Partnership Between Premier’s ProvideGx™ Program and Exela Pharma Sciences, LLC, Successfully Resolves National Shortage of Cysteine Hydrochloride

Partnership Between Premier’s ProvideGx™ Program and Exela Pharma Sciences, LLC, Successfully Resolves National Shortage of Cysteine Hydrochloride

Premier's ProvideGx™ program and its partnership with Exela Pharma Sciences has successfully resolved the multi-year, national shortage of cysteine hydrochloride injection.

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    Premier Statement on FDA Action to Address the Use of Citizen Petitions to Delay Market Competition of Generics and Biosimilars

Premier Statement on FDA Action to Address the Use of Citizen Petitions to Delay Market Competition of Generics and Biosimilars

Members of Premier applaud the FDA for finalizing guidance on the use of citizen petitions to delay the market entry of generic medications and biosimilars.

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    Seven Ways E-Commerce is Changing Healthcare Purchasing

Seven Ways E-Commerce is Changing Healthcare Purchasing

To better understand the effect of e-Commerce on purchasing for non-acute healthcare providers, Premier® conducted a series of member surveys over the past year.

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    Premier Inc. Projects 4.2 Percent Price Inflation for Pharmaceuticals

Premier Inc. Projects 4.2 Percent Price Inflation for Pharmaceuticals

Prices projected to increase over previous estimates, driven by newly released products such as cellular and gene therapies.

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