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Supply Chain

    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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    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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