Last Updated: June 21, 2018
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Health Affairs: Blair Childs: With debate on “repeal and replace” in the rearview mirror, new leadership at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and the threat of rising health care spending undermining economic growth, policy makers are contemplating new models and incentives to (more…)

Last Updated: May 23, 2018
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Becker’s Hospital Review: Resolving price disparities for hip and knee replacements could potentially save hospitals millions, according to a new analysis from Premier.The analysis, published in Premier’s most recent Margin of Excellence report, was conducted between October 2015 and March 2017. It examined inpatient (more…)

Last Updated: May 23, 2018
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New report finds some hospitals have price disparities up to $1,500 per knee implant and $1,700 per hip implant; opportunities to optimize use of anesthesia and bone cement, enhance workflow in operating room CHARLOTTE, N.C. (May 23, 2018) – Healthcare (more…)

Last Updated: May 1, 2018
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — WakeMed Health & Hospitals, a community health system founded and based in Raleigh, N.C., has partnered with Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), a healthcare improvement company, to utilize a customized suite of enterprise-wide performance improvement tools, supply chain (more…)

Last Updated: June 27, 2018
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Deadline Extended for Applications to August 30, 2018; New Scholarship Opportunities Available CHARLOTTE & CHICAGO – The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) and Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), a leading health care improvement company, are accepting applications for the next phase (more…)

Last Updated: January 11, 2018
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The Governance Institute: Steve Valentine and Guy Masters: This year will be notable for the mixed messages that will continue to come in from Washington, D.C., spurring uncertainty for healthcare organizations as they struggle with increased cost pressures, leadership and caregivers retiring (more…)

Last Updated: January 9, 2018
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By Mark Hiller, vice president of bundled payment services, Premier Premier commends the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Innovation Center for launching the next generation voluntary bundled payment model to foster greater innovation and collaboration across the care (more…)