Last Updated: September 16, 2015
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By Blair Childs, senior vice president of public affairs, Premier, Inc. Members of the Premier alliance (NASDAQ: PINC) strongly support consumer access to health data in private, secure and meaningful ways. According to research from the National Partnership of Women (more…)

Last Updated: September 3, 2015
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HFMA: As we work toward a future of high-value health care—where hospitals, physician offices, rehabilitation centers, therapists, and urgent care facilities all focus on the outcomes they provide in combination—interoperability is nonnegotiable. – Michael J. Alkire, COO, Premier, Inc. Full (more…)

Last Updated: August 5, 2015
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Health Data Management: Premier, Inc., an alliance of 3,400 hospitals/health systems and 110,000 non-acute provider sites, has acquired ambulatory remote software hosting vendor CECity, which serves 1.2 million healthcare professionals, for $400 million. CECity offers platforms supporting performance measurement and improvement, care (more…)

Last Updated: August 5, 2015
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The Charlotte Business Journal: Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ:PINC) is acquiring a Pittsburgh-based health-care solutions provider for $400 million. Through the acquisition, CECity will become part of Charlotte-based Premier’s performance-services division. It will continue to operate out of its Pittsburgh headquarters for the foreseeable (more…)

Last Updated: August 4, 2015
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The Charlotte Observer: Charlotte-based health solutions company Premier Inc. said Tuesday it has reached an agreement to purchase Pittsburgh-based CECity Inc. for $400 million. CECity, a privately held company, specializes in improving electronic health care reporting, pay-for-value reporting and continuing medical (more…)

Last Updated: August 3, 2015
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Extends seamless performance analytics and improvement platform across the entire ambulatory and acute care spectrum, creating opportunities for growth and expansion. Simplifies and consolidates value-based payment reporting, automating the submission of physician practice and hospital data to private and public (more…)

Last Updated: July 23, 2015
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By Blair Childs, senior vice president of public affairs, Premier, Inc. Members of the Premier healthcare alliance commend members of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee for their leadership in developing a more flexible and open policy framework (more…)

Last Updated: July 23, 2015
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Healthcare Informatics: Keith Figlioli, senior vice president of healthcare informatics at Premier, Inc., recently spoke with Healthcare Informatics during the meeting of his organization’s Data Alliance Collaborative, which includes representatives from 12 of the largest health systems across the country. In (more…)

Last Updated: July 10, 2015
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By a strong bipartisan vote of 344-77, the House on July 10 passed the 21st Century Cures Act (H.R. 6). Seven Democrats joined 70 Republicans in opposing the bill. The legislation increases funding to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) by (more…)