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    Premier Applauds Third Bipartisan Congressional COVID-19 Emergency Stimulus Package

Premier Applauds Third Bipartisan Congressional COVID-19 Emergency Stimulus Package

The bill provides a critical infusion of funding for the healthcare system to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    US Hospitals Rush to Find Beds for Surge of Virus Patients

US Hospitals Rush to Find Beds for Surge of Virus Patients

The Associated Press | According to our recent survey, equipment continues to be a challenge for providers during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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    Clinical Trials Begin for Drugs That Might Help Treat Symptoms

Clinical Trials Begin for Drugs That Might Help Treat Symptoms

Nexstar Media Wire | Premier's Soumi Saha says mass producing more of these drugs won’t be easy, especially when the active pharmaceutical ingredients come from overseas.

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    Premier Surveys Hospitals’ Supply Levels in March

Premier Surveys Hospitals’ Supply Levels in March

Approximately 97% of hospitals have implemented at least one conservation protocol for PPE, per our latest survey.

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    How the World’s Richest Country Ran Out of a 75-Cent Face Mask

How the World’s Richest Country Ran Out of a 75-Cent Face Mask

The New York Times | Premier's Michael Alkire explains why there is a shortage on products like face masks.

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    Hospital Suppliers Take To The Skies To Combat Dire Shortages Of COVID-19 Gear

Hospital Suppliers Take To The Skies To Combat Dire Shortages Of COVID-19 Gear

Kaiser Health News | Premier's Soumi Saha said the national stockpile is intended to be a band-aid, not a long-term solution for sourcing medical supplies.

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    Premier CEO on Medical Supply Shortage Hospitals are Facing

Premier CEO on Medical Supply Shortage Hospitals are Facing

CNBC | Susan DeVore discusses Premier's new survey on medical supply shortages.

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    As Trump Touts an Unproven Coronavirus Treatment, Supplies Evaporate for Patients

As Trump Touts an Unproven Coronavirus Treatment, Supplies Evaporate for Patients

The Washington Post | Premier's Soumi Saha explains the spike in demand for two antimalarial drugs now on backorder.

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    U.S. Hospitals Panic-Buy Drugs Ahead of Coronavirus Influx

U.S. Hospitals Panic-Buy Drugs Ahead of Coronavirus Influx

The Financial Times | Premier's Soumi Saha says hospitals need treatment guidelines or protocols from the CDC, or they will rush to buy every time small studies are released.

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    Doctors Turn to Malaria Drugs as Potential Coronavirus Treatment

Doctors Turn to Malaria Drugs as Potential Coronavirus Treatment

The Wall Street Journal | Premier weighs in on the pharmaceutical supply of two drugs that could become a frontline treatment for COVID-19.

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    Hospitals and Doctors are Wiping Out Supplies of an Unproven Coronavirus Treatment

Hospitals and Doctors are Wiping Out Supplies of an Unproven Coronavirus Treatment

The Washington Post | Premier data shows a 300% increase in orders of chloroquine and a 70% boost in orders of hydroxychloroquine.

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    Chloroquine in Short Supply as Hospitals Buy in Bulk

Chloroquine in Short Supply as Hospitals Buy in Bulk

Modern Healthcare | Orders of chloroquine spiked 3,000% in March, according to data from Premier.

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    Hospitals Stockpile Drug Trump Says Could Treat Covid-19

Hospitals Stockpile Drug Trump Says Could Treat Covid-19

Bloomberg | Health authorities should provide clearer guidance about drugs’ usage for COVID-19, per Premier.

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    Premier Data Finds Drugs That May Help Treat COVID-19 Are at Risk of Shortage

Premier Data Finds Drugs That May Help Treat COVID-19 Are at Risk of Shortage

Premier data indicates that demand for chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine spiked dramatically between March 1-17.

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    Premier Urges Swift Action to Address Vulnerabilities for Providers

Premier Urges Swift Action to Address Vulnerabilities for Providers

Premier applauded the coordinated action Congressional leaders are taking to mitigate the spread and impact of COVID-19.

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    Drug Shortage Concerns Are Top of Mind Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Drug Shortage Concerns Are Top of Mind Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Pharmacy Times | In terms of drug reserves, Premier is working with manufacturers to understand how much is available to wholesalers, in warehouses or in transit.

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    Mask Shortage Straps Pharmacists Who Need Them To Keep Medicines Pure

Mask Shortage Straps Pharmacists Who Need Them To Keep Medicines Pure

Kaiser Health News | Premier's Soumi Saha said many state laws require pharmacists to wear masks when mixing sterile compounds.

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    Premier CEO Sees Unprecedented Challenge in N95 Mask Shortage

Premier CEO Sees Unprecedented Challenge in N95 Mask Shortage

Bloomberg Daybreak Americas | Premier CEO Susan DeVore says the N95 masks and ventilators shortage is unprecedented.

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    Local Hospitals Have Adequate Supplies for Coronavirus Testing; Rest of U.S. Fears Shortages

Local Hospitals Have Adequate Supplies for Coronavirus Testing; Rest of U.S. Fears Shortages

Cleveland Plain Dealer | Premier's Meg Wyatt explains why it's not easy for manufacturers to ramp up production of swabs for COVID-19 testing.

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    Experts Worry About Having Enough Hospital Beds to Handle a Coronavirus Surge

Experts Worry About Having Enough Hospital Beds to Handle a Coronavirus Surge

Business Insider | Premier is set to survey the hospitals it works with to get a sense of how much added ICU capacity each could make.

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    Ventilator Makers Ramp Up Production Amid Coronavirus Crunch

Ventilator Makers Ramp Up Production Amid Coronavirus Crunch

The Wall Street Journal | Premier is surveying U.S. hospitals to gauge how many more patients hospitals can manage before they will need more ventilators, Ms. Saha said.

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