Premier announces new supplier agreements – October, November and December   Last Updated: January 20, 2017
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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, 2017

 Custom Procedure Trays

  • American Contract Systems (ACS)
  • Cardinal Health
    • This agreement is available to select acute care and non-acute healthcare providers only.
  • CPT Medical Inc. (CPTMed), a women-owned business enterprise
  • DeRoyal Industries Inc.
  • Medical Action Industries Inc.
  • Medline Industries Inc.

Medical Surgical Distribution

  • American Medical Depot, a minority-owned business
  • Buffalo Hospital Supply, a small business enterprise
  • Cardinal Health 200 LLC
  • Claflin Co., a small business enterprise
  • Concordance
  • Henry Schein
  • McKesson Corporation
  • Medical Specialties Distributors LLC
  • Medline Industries Inc.
  • Owens and Minor Distribution, Inc.

Patient Assistance Program Claim Services

  • M&D CARES
    • A division of Morris & Dickson Co. LLC
  • Pharmatek Systems LLC
  • Pharm-Pacc Corporation, a minority-owned business enterprise

Reusable Surgical Linen and Gown Reprocessing Services

  • Aramark Uniform and Career Apparel LLC
    • This agreement is available to acute care and non-acute healthcare providers only.
  • Synergy Health North America Inc.

Specialty Distribution Suture and Endomechanical Products

  • Suture Express Inc., a small business enterprise

Sterile Packs and Gowns

  • Cardinal Health
    • This agreement is available to select acute care and non-acute healthcare providers only.
  • Halyard Sales LLC
    • This agreement is available to members whose primary business is the delivery of medical, veterinary or patient care treatment; medical diagnostic services or medical care provided in connection with disaster relief only.
  • Medline Industries Inc.
  • Welmed Inc., a small business enterprise

Surgical Instrument and Scope Repair

  • 3 West Medical
  • Direct Surgical Equipment

Surgical and Isolation Masks

  • Cardinal Health
    • This agreement is available to select acute care and non-acute healthcare providers only.
  • Halyard Sales LLC
    • This agreement is available to members whose primary business is the delivery of medical, veterinary or patient care treatment; medical diagnostic services or medical care provided in connection with disaster relief only.
  • Medline Industries Inc.
  • Precept Medical Products Inc., a small business enterprise
  • Prestige Ameritech, a minority-owned business enterprise
  • TIDI Products LLC

Effective February 1, 2017

 Adhesive Skin Closures

  • 3M Company
    • This agreement is available to select acute care and non-acute healthcare providers only.

Breast Implants, Tissue Expanders and Related Products

  • Allergan USA Inc.

Cerebral and Regional Oximetry Equipment

  • Medtronic USA Inc.
  • Nonin Medical Inc., a small business enterprise

Cohesive Bandages

  • 3M Company
    • This agreement is available to select acute care and non-acute healthcare providers only.
  • Andover Healthcare Inc., a small business enterprise

Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology

  • Abbott Vascular Division B. Braun Interventional Systems Inc.
    • This agreement is available to acute care and non-acute healthcare providers only.
  • Boston Scientific Corporation
  • Cardinal Health
    • This agreement is available to acute care facilities and surgery centers only.
  • Cook Medical
  • Medtronic USA Inc.
    • This agreement is available to acute care and non-acute healthcare providers only.
  • Merit Medical Systems Inc.
  • Penumbra Inc.
    • This agreement is available to acute care and non-acute healthcare providers only.
  • Surgical Specialties Corporation Inc.

Executive Recruiting

  • The Knight Group Inc., a minority-owned business enterprise
  • The Synergy Organization Inc.
  • Witt/Kieffer Inc.

Hemoglobin A1c Analyzers, Reagents, Consumables and Service

  • Biopool US Inc. doing business as Trinity Biotech Distribution, a small business enterprise

 Medical Gas Pipeline Equipment, Service and Accessories

  • Allied Healthcare Products Inc., a small business enterprise
  • Amico Corporation
  • Boehringer Laboratories LLC, a small business enterprise
  • Ohio Medical LLC

Peripheral and Biliary Stents

  • Abbot Vascular Devices
  • Boston Scientific Corporation
  • Cardinal Health 200 LLC
    • This agreement is available to acute care facilities and surgery centers only.
  • Cook Medical
  • Medtronic Inc.
    • This agreement is available to acute care and non-acute healthcare providers only.

Sterile Reprocessing

  • Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems Inc.
    • This agreement is available to acute care and non-acute healthcare providers only.
  • Stryker Sustainability Solutions Inc.
    • This agreement is available to acute care and non-acute healthcare providers only.

Tape Products

  • 3M Company
    • This agreement is available to select acute care and non-acute healthcare providers only.

Transparent Dressings

  • 3M Company
    • This agreement is available to select acute care and non-acute healthcare providers only.

Effective March 1, 2017

 Arthroscopy Fluid Waste Management

  • Aspen Surgical Products Inc.
  • ConMed Corporation
  • LDI Corporation, a small business enterprise

Floor Care Equipment

  • Diversey Inc.
  • Nilfisk Inc.
  • Tennant Sales and Service Company

Interior and Exterior Signage

  • 2/90 Sign Systems, a small business enterprise
  • Mandeville Sign Inc., a small business enterprise
  • MDM Commercial Enterprises, a small business enterprise
  • South Water Signs

Pest Elimination Services

  • Ecolab Inc.
  • Orkin LLC
  • Rentokil North America Inc.

Pharmacy Grade Refrigerators and Freezers

  • Helmer, a small business enterprise
    • This agreement is available to all classes of trade except retail.
  • Nor-Lake Scientific Inc.

Physical Therapy Products and Exercise Equipment

  • Medcom Group, a woman-owned business enterprise
  • Patterson Medical Supply Inc.

Television Systems and Services

  • D&L Communication Systems Inc., a small business enterprise
  • MDM Commercial Enterprises Inc.
  • TeleHealth Services, a division of Telerent Leasing Corporation
    • This agreement is available to acute care and non-acute healthcare providers only.

Effective April 1, 2017

Breast Pump Equipment and Accessories

  • Medela Inc.

Cardiac Rhythm Management

  • Biotronik Inc.
  • Boston Scientific Corporation
  • Cook Medical LLC
  • Medtronic USA Inc.
    • This agreement is available to acute care and non-acute healthcare providers only.
  • Oscor Inc., a small business enterprise

Exam Room Furniture and Equipment

  • Brewer Company, a small business enterprise
  • First Healthcare Products Inc., a small business enterprise
  • Midmark Sales Corporation
  • Medical Technology Industries Inc., a small business enterprise
  • TransMotion Medical, a small business enterprise

Skin Integrity: Compression Wraps

  • 3M Company
    • This agreement is available to select acute care and non-acute healthcare providers only.
  • BSN Medical Inc.
  • Derma Sciences Inc.
  • Medline Industries Inc.
  • Mölnlycke Health Care US LLC
  • Smith & Nephew Inc.

Skin Integrity: Primary/Secondary Wound Care Dressings and Wound Debridement

  • Coloplast Corp.
    • This agreement is available to select acute care and non-acute healthcare providers only.
  • ConvaTec Inc.
    • This agreement is available to select acute care and non-acute healthcare providers only.
  • Crawford Healthcare Inc., a small business enterprise
  • Derma Sciences Inc.
  • Hollister Incorporated
    • This agreement is available to select acute care and non-acute healthcare providers only.
  • KCI USA Inc.
    • This agreement is available to hospitals, acute facilities, freestanding surgical centers and ambulatory care centers only.
  • Medline Industries Inc.
  • Mölnlycke Health Care US LLC
  • Smith & Nephew Inc.

Quality Control Material

  • Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc.
  • Microgenics Corporation, a part of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

Skin Integrity: Skin Cleanser, Barrier and Lotion Products

  • 3M Company
    • This agreement is available to select acute care and non-acute healthcare providers only.
  • Coloplast Corp
    • This agreement is available to select acute care and non-acute healthcare providers only.
  • ConvaTec Inc.
    • This agreement is available to select acute care and non-acute healthcare providers only.
  • Crawford Healthcare Inc., a small business enterprise
  • Medline Industries Inc.
  • Mölnlycke Health Care US LLC
  • Smith & Nephew Inc.

Surgical Irrigation Solutions

  • Irrimax Corporation, a small business enterprise

Vascular Grafts

  • Maquet Cardiovascular US Sales LLC
  • Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Corporation
  • L. Gore & Associates Inc.

Water Treatment Products, Systems and Services

  • Chem-Aqua Inc.
  • ChemTreat Inc.
  • Garratt-Callahan Company, a small business enterprise
  • H-O-H Water Technology Inc., a small business enterprise
  • Nalco Company LLC
    • This agreement is available to healthcare, education and commercial real estate only.
  • Pall Corporation

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.

Contacts

Morgan Guthrie,   |   Morgan_Guthrie@premierinc.com   |   704.816.4152