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The partnership will help stabilize the long-term supply of propofol, a medication vital for COVID-19 patient care.
Experiences accessing stockpiles this spring highlighted problems associated with relying on the government for product replenishment.
As healthcare organizations emerge from the crisis, they’ll want to keep an eye on opportunities to simultaneously assist patients and maximize revenue.
USA Today |
Premier's Chaun Powell weighs in on how a COVID-19 vaccine could impact the syringe supply chain.
Premier’s survey shows local efforts to build stockpiles must be supported with a national strategy to avoid redirecting supplies away from front-line caregivers.
The Wall Street Journal |
Premier says half of more than 1,000 hospitals surveyed through mid-June reported they couldn’t get enough N95 masks to resume postponed surgeries.
What healthcare providers need is a reliable way to predict whether their supply needs will increase, decrease or level off in the future.
A Premier survey found that the majority of alternate site providers report a more than 50% increase in PPE needs since the COVID-19 outbreak.
Hardware and Building Supply |
Premier's Michael J. Alkire discusses the impact COVID-19 had on the supply chain.
The Hill |
The Hill's Steve Clemons interviews Michael Alkire, president of Premier.
Premier plans to strike innovative new partnerships with pharmaceutical companies, putting branded products on negotiated contracts at competitive prices.
Premier has been largely able to meet historical medical supply demand levels, as well as a significant proportion of surge demand.
Purchased services can account for roughly 36 percent of total operating expense. That means approximately $400 billion can be attributed to purchased services expenses...
CBS Milwaukee |
Mike Alkire talks about the efforts being made to help stop the spread of COVID-19 and how reopening states will impact healthcare and supply chains.
Premier's Susan DeVore discusses challenges in the healthcare supply chain.
This new partnership secures supply of amiodarone and sterile water, helping to stabilize the long-term supply of two medications vital for COVID-19 patient care.
COVID-19 is going to force providers’ and communities’ disaster preparedness plans to considerably evolve.
Premier's Susan DeVore discusses new deal with Prestige Ameritech to enable domestic manufacturing.
Wall Street Journal |
Premier struck a multiyear deal in an early effort to reverse decades of outsourcing of medical-equipment production.
The arrangement is part of Premier’s strategy to work with members to invest in domestic and geographically diverse suppliers.
Efficiency and alignment between the operating room and supply chain are going to be paramount as elective surgeries resume.