The healthcare industry is constantly evolving, and hospitals and other healthcare providers need a clinical coding system that reflects current medical knowledge, technologies and practices. A modern coding system enables reliable healthcare data and payment, quality improvement initiatives, and research (more…)
Innovative end-to-end solution integrates all health system purchasing and operational activities Real-time, actionable information across the continuum of care enables transparency for more efficient practices Interoperability enables communication with other solutions for flexibility in managing entire procurement process FOR (more…)
While there is no doubt that the transition from the 35-year old ICD-9 code set to ICD-10 involves change and some additional resources for healthcare providers, the public health benefits of the updated code set are compelling and irrefutable. An (more…)
By Blair Childs, senior vice president of Public Affairs, Premier Members of the Premier healthcare alliance commend Senate Health Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chair Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-WA) for their leadership in developing a (more…)
Premier public affairs 2016 health information technology policy position paper
The public affairs office is pleased to provide our position papers.
NPR/WFAE Charlotte Talks: Danielle Lloyd, vice president for policy development and analysis, Premier, Inc. joins Dr. James Hunter, chief medical officer, Carolinas HealthCare System; Dr. Sid Fletcher, Novant Health senior vice president of medical affairs, greater Charlotte market; and Jordan (more…)
Health Affairs: With a new Congress, healthcare is once again an issue of tremendous scrutiny and debate. Many of the federal policy debates in 2015 will be largely symbolic, resulting in little more than tweaks to existing law. However, healthcare policy (more…)
Healthcare improvement methodology helps ~350 hospitals avoid ~160,000 deaths and reduce mortality by 38% FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Premier, Inc.’s (NASDAQ: PINC) performance improvement methodology has helped hospitals in its QUEST® collaborative realize mortality rates as much as (more…)
Premier statement for the record to the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health examining ICD-10 Implementation.