Last Updated: March 29, 2018
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The Healthcare Blog: Michael Alkire: Pharmaceuticals play a major role in today’s population health era – they can prevent and cure disease, improve or maintain wellness and slow progression of existing conditions. Yet, their promise can also be a curse if (more…)

Last Updated: March 16, 2018
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Majority say shortages are affecting patient care, resulting in increased costs and cancelled or delayed surgical procedures CHARLOTTE, N.C.— A new survey of Premier members revealed more than 96 percent of member health systems are experiencing moderate-to-severe shortages of injectable (more…)

Last Updated: November 8, 2017
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By Blair Childs, senior vice president of public affairs, Premier Premier and its members commend the FDA for taking important steps through draft guidance to stem drug manufacturers’ abuse of the Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) – a process that (more…)

Last Updated: June 14, 2017
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Respondents report increasing drug costs, greater use of specialty drugs as sources of higher pharmaceutical spend; anticipate pharmaceutical spend to steadily increase over next five years CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A new Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC) survey finds drug spending has (more…)