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Supply Chain

    Blood Shortage Looms in U.S.

Blood Shortage Looms in U.S.

MedPage Today | Supply needs will soon increase by as much as 50% in some places, according to a recent Premier survey.

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    Premier Inc. Launches New Program to Invest in Domestic and Diverse Manufacturing Capabilities

Premier Inc. Launches New Program to Invest in Domestic and Diverse Manufacturing Capabilities

Premier announced a new program to invest in domestic and geographically diverse manufacturers to ensure a robust and resilient supply chain for essential medical products.

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    Statement on the Strategic National Stockpile Executive Order

Statement on the Strategic National Stockpile Executive Order

Premier applauds today’s announcement​ augmenting the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) for future pandemics.

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    Newsy Investigation: Health Care Workers Need More Medical Gowns

Newsy Investigation: Health Care Workers Need More Medical Gowns

Newsy | Premier's Mike Alkire discusses the strain overbuying can have on the healthcare supply chain.

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    The U.S. Drug Supply Chain in Crisis: Solutions to Shortages

The U.S. Drug Supply Chain in Crisis: Solutions to Shortages

Supply Chain Brain | Premier members discuss the challenges with drug shortages and outline several potential solutions to remedy the problem.

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    Hospitals Turn to Online Matchmakers to Swap Supplies

Hospitals Turn to Online Matchmakers to Swap Supplies

U.S. News | Our new partnership with Resilinc and Stanford Healthcare is helping hospitals track down reliable sources of supplies quickly.

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    Premier Launches COVID-19 Testing Advisory Panel

Premier Launches COVID-19 Testing Advisory Panel

To assist members in their efforts to expand testing and screening, Premier has formed the COVID-19 Testing Advisory Panel.

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    Hospitals Struggle to Restart Lucrative Elective Care After Coronavirus Shutdowns

Hospitals Struggle to Restart Lucrative Elective Care After Coronavirus Shutdowns

The New York Times | Premier's Meg Wyatt discusses the complications hospitals might have trying to ramp up testing and start elective care post-COVID.

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    Premier Inc. Predictive Technology Helps Prepare for Resumption of Elective Procedures by Identifying Surges in COVID-19 Cases and Supply Needs

Premier Inc. Predictive Technology Helps Prepare for Resumption of Elective Procedures by Identifying Surges in COVID-19 Cases and Supply Needs

Premier is leveraging its technology solutions to help hospitals and health systems across the country anticipate surges in COVID-19.

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    Premier Inc. Survey: Hospitals’ COVID-19 Testing Capacity Must at Least Triple Before Elective Surgeries Can Fully Resume

Premier Inc. Survey: Hospitals’ COVID-19 Testing Capacity Must at Least Triple Before Elective Surgeries Can Fully Resume

New survey results find that healthcare facilities need to expand their current COVID-19 testing capacity by at least 211% in order to even partially resume...

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    Amid Coronavirus Shortages, Manufacturing Face Mask Filters in China is Like Printing Money

Amid Coronavirus Shortages, Manufacturing Face Mask Filters in China is Like Printing Money

USA Today | Mike Alkire says some hospitals who are putting money down in advance for PPE shipments are receiving substandard quality products.

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    Special Report: FDA's Lax Rules on Coronavirus Blood Tests Open U.S. Market to Dubious Vendors

Special Report: FDA’s Lax Rules on Coronavirus Blood Tests Open U.S. Market to Dubious Vendors

Reuters | Premier's Meg Wyatt says false testing claims have been distracting to providers as the pressure to maximize testing capacity increases.

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    Painkillers, Sedatives in Short Supply During COVID-19 Pandemic

Painkillers, Sedatives in Short Supply During COVID-19 Pandemic

CQ Roll Coll | Data from Premier shared with CQ Roll Call shows that the use of propofol as a first-line sedative increased over 300 percent from 2019 to 2020.

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    Big Commercial Labs Given Priority for Coronavirus Testing Equipment by Feds

Big Commercial Labs Given Priority for Coronavirus Testing Equipment by Feds

CNN | Premier's Meg Wyatt says it's most efficient to send supplies to providers that can perform the most COVID-19 tests.

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    Blood Supply Needs to Increase As Much As 50% As Elective Procedures Return

Blood Supply Needs to Increase As Much As 50% As Elective Procedures Return

Premier and Bloodbuy conducted a nationwide survey of regional blood centers to assess the impact of canceled blood drives.

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    A Message From Premier Employees

A Message From Premier Employees

From all of us at Premier, thank you to all the frontline healthcare workers. Keep up the fight. Premier is in your corner.

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    Premier CEO on PPE

Premier CEO on PPE

Yahoo! Finance | Premier CEO Susan DeVore joins Yahoo Finance’s On The Move panel to break down the PPE supply chain.

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    COVID-19 Demand for Emergency Syringes, Routinely in Shortage, Rises

COVID-19 Demand for Emergency Syringes, Routinely in Shortage, Rises

Despite the increased demand, Premier members have been able to reliably access them through ProvideGx.

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    Premier Says Thank You

Premier Says Thank You

During this pandemic, Premier and our member hospitals are working hard to keep our neighbors and communities safe and healthy. And for that, we want...

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    Need for Supplies to Fight Coronavirus Opens Door to Unusual Brokers — and Scammers

Need for Supplies to Fight Coronavirus Opens Door to Unusual Brokers — and Scammers

Los Angeles Times | Premier's Chaun Powell discusses potential gray market scams he has seen during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    Premier Calls on HHS and Congress to Bolster Healthcare Provider Readiness to Respond to COVID-19

Premier Calls on HHS and Congress to Bolster Healthcare Provider Readiness to Respond to COVID-19

Premier urged HHS and Congress to provide additional relief hospitals and other providers need as they continue to respond to COVID-19.

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