Premier announces new supplier agreements – November 2015 Last Updated: March 28, 2016
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Premier, Inc. has announced new group purchasing contracts with suppliers, which are available to its acute care, continuum of care and REACH™ members (unless otherwise noted). Below are the agreements by effective date.

Effective January 1, 2016

Advertising Services
  • American Business Forms, Inc. dba American Solutions for Business
  • Berry Network, a division of YP Advertising and Publishing, LLC
  • Burton & Mayer, Inc., a small business enterprise
  • BVK Direct, Inc.
  • National Out of Home Services, Inc. dba Big Mountain Imaging, a small business enterprise
  • Wendling Printing Company

Documentation Solution Systems and Specialty Products

  • Briggs Medical Service Company and Affiliates dba Briggs Healthcare, a small business enterprise  Rx Security, Inc.
Endotracheal Tubes and Related Products
  • Covidien
  • Marpac, Inc., a veteran-owned business enterprise
  • SourceMarkLLC, a small business enterprise
  • Surgimed Corporation, a small business enterprise
High Level Disinfection Reprocessing
  • Hygia Health Services, Inc., a woman-owned business enterprise
  • ReNú Medical, Inc., a veteran-owned business enterprise
Tracheostomy Tubes and Related Products
  • Boston Medical Products, Inc., a small business enterprise
    Covidien
    Marpac, Inc., a veteran-owned business enterprise
    Smiths Medical ASD, Inc.
Transcription Services
  • Accutype Medical Services, Inc.
  • Acusis, LLC
  • American Healthcare Documentation Professionals Group (AHDPG), Inc., a small business enterprise
  • Chase Transcriptions, Inc., a small business enterprise
  • Healthcare Global, Inc., a minority-owned business enterprise
  • Keystrokes Transcription Services, Inc., a women-owned business enterprise
  • MDofficeManager, LLC, a small business enterprise
  • RecordsOne Transcription, LLC
  • SoftScript, Inc.
Temperature Monitoring Products
  • DeRoyal Industries, Inc.
  • Smiths Medical ASD, Inc.

Effective December 1, 2015

Architectural Flooring Products and Services
  • BBL Floors, a small business enterprise
  • Forbo Flooring, Inc.
  • Mannington Commercial, Inc.
  • Shannon Specialty Floors
  • Shaw Industries, Inc.
  • Tandus Centiva US, LLC
  • Tarkett USA, Inc. dba Johnsonite
Disposable Non-Sterile Protective Apparel
  • Cardinal Health
  • Encompass Group, LLC, a small business enterprise
  • Halyard Sales, LLC (formerly Kimberly-Clark)
  • ICP Medical, LLC
  • Medline Industries, Inc.
  • Tronex International, Inc., a minority-owned business enterprise
  • Welmed Inc., a small business enterprise
Orthopedic Soft Goods
  • Breg, Inc.
  • DJO, LLC
  • Össur Americas, Inc.
  • Tetra Medical Supply Corp., a women-owned business enterprise
Reusable Textiles and Textile Services
  • Above the Sill, a woman-owned business enterprise
  • American Dawn, Inc., a minority-owned business enterprise
  • Encompass Group, LLC, a small business enterprise
  • Medline Industries, Inc.
  • Phoenix Textile Corporation, a woman-owned business enterprise
  • Standard Textile Co., Inc.
Vascular Compression Therapy
  • ArjoHuntleigh, Inc.
  • Compression Solutions, Inc., a minority-owned business enterprise
  • Compression Therapy Concepts (CTC), Inc., a women-owned business enterprise
  • Covidien
VCT Anti-Embolism Stockings
  • BSN Medical Inc.
  • Carolon Company, a small business enterprise
  • Encompass Group, LLC, a small business enterprise
  • LSL Industries, Inc., a minority-owned business enterprise

Effective November 1, 2015

Active Humidification Devices and Accessories
  • CareFusion, Inc.
  • Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, Inc. (F&P)
    • Available to continuum of care and Premier REACH members on a case by case basis.
  • Teleflex Medical Incorporated
  • Vapotherm, Inc.
  • Westmed, Inc.
Closed Ventilation Suction
  • Halyard Sales, LLC (formerly Kimberly-Clark)
Conveying Systems: Elevators, Escalators and Other Products and Services
  • KONE, Inc.
  • Otis Elevator Company
  • ThyssenKrupp (TK) Elevator Corporation
Purchasing Cards and Electronic Payables
  • American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
  • Bank of America, N.A.
  • PNC Bank, National Association
Rapid Diagnostic Test Kits
  • BTNX, Inc., a minority-owned business enterprise
  • Cardinal Health
  • LifeSign, LLC a minority-owned business enterprise
  • Meridian Bioscience Corporation
  • OraSure Technologies, Inc., a small business enterprise
    • Available to acute care members and facilities owned by acute facilities only
Respiratory Therapy Products
  • Ambu, Inc.
  • CareFusion, Inc.
  • Monaghan Medical Corporation, a small business enterprise
  • Teleflex Medical Incorporated
  • Thayer Medical Corporation, a small business enterprise
Suction Canisters, Yankauers and Tubing
  • Cardinal Health
  • Northfield Medical Manufacturing, LLC, a minority-owned business enterprise
  • RMS Medical Products, a small business enterprise
Thrombectomy Products
  • Boston Scientific Corporation
  • Edwards Lifesciences LLC
  • LeMaitre Vascular, Inc., a small business enterprise
  • Penumbra, Inc.

Effective October 15, 2015

Room Environment Infection Prevention Products

  • Xenex Disinfection Services, LLC has been added to this category, joining:
    • Air M.D., LLC; Bioquell, Inc.; The Clorox Sales Company; Getinge USA; STERIS Corporation; Surfacide, LLC; and Tru-D Smart UVC, LLC

Effective October 1, 2015

Bone Densitometry
  • General Electric Company, by and through its GE Healthcare Division
  • Hologic, Inc.
Cardiovascular Imaging
  • General Electric Company, by and through its GE Healthcare Division
  • Philips Healthcare
  • Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.
  • Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.
Computed Tomography
  • General Electric Company, by and through its GE Healthcare Division
  • Philips Healthcare
  • NeuroLogica, Healthcare Subsidiary of Samsung
  • Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.
  • Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.
General Radiography
  • Agfa HealthCare Corporation
  • BlueRidge X-Ray Co., Inc.
  • Carestream Health, Inc.
  • FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc.
  • General Electric Company, by and through its GE Healthcare Division
  • Konica Minolta Medical Imaging USA, Inc.
  • Philips Healthcare
  • NeuroLogica, Healthcare Subsidiary of Samsung
  • Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.
  • Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.
  • UMG/Del Medical, Inc.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • General Electric Company, by and through its GE Healthcare Division
  • Hitachi Medical Systems America Inc.
  • Philips Healthcare
  • Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.
  • Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.
Mammography Products and Services
  • General Electric Company, by and through its GE Healthcare Division
  • Hologic, Inc.
  • KUB Technologies, Inc.
  • PenRad Technologies
  • Philips Healthcare
  • Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.
  • Volpara Solutions
Mobile C-Arms
  • OEC Medical Systems, Inc. (GE Healthcare)
  • Hologic, Inc.
  • OrthoScan, Inc.
  • Philips Healthcare
  • Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.
Molecular Imaging
  • General Electric Company, by and through its GE Healthcare Division
  • Philips Healthcare
  • Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.
  • Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.

Refurbished Capital Equipment

  • DRE, Inc.
  • Future Health Concepts, Inc.
  • KMA Remarketing Corporation, a small business enterprise
  • Heartland Medical Sales and Services, LLC, a small business enterprise
  • Metropolitan Medical Services of NC, Inc., a small business enterprise
  • Monet Medical, Inc.
  • Olympus America, Inc.
  • STERIS Corporation
  • ST Surg, LLC

Surgical Slush Machines and Related Accessories

  • C Change Surgical, LLC

Transfusion, Blood Donor Services, Equipment and Supplies

  • Haemonetics Corporation
  • Sarstedt, Inc.
Ultrasound
  • General Electric Company, by and through its GE Healthcare Division
  • Mindray North America
  • Philips Healthcare
  • NeuroLogica, Healthcare Subsidiary of Samsung
  • Sonocine Inc.
  • FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc.
  • Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.
  • SuperSonic Imagine Inc.
  • Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.

Effective September 25, 2015

Biosimilar Pharmacy Products
  • Sandoz, Inc.
    • Available to the following classes of trade: acute care hospital; city/county/state hospital; group practice; sole or solo practitioner; community oncology clinic (free standing); oncology clinic (hospital affiliated); long term care class of trade; home health/home infusion.

Effective September 1, 2015

Exterior Signage
  • Grafton Data Systems, Inc., a small business enterprise
SEEDS™ supplier added to Maintenance, Repair and Operations
  • The Part Works, Inc., a women-owned business enterprise

About Premier Inc.

Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC) is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 3,750 U.S. hospitals and more than 130,000 other provider organizations. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, and advisory and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost. Premier, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient, plays a critical role in the rapidly evolving healthcare industry, collaborating with members to co-develop long-term innovations that reinvent and improve the way care is delivered to patients nationwide. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier is passionate about transforming American healthcare. Please visit Premier’s news and investor sites on www.premierinc.com; as well as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram and Premier’s blog for more information about the company.