Last Updated: May 19, 2017
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Health Affairs Blog: Susan DeVore: Health care is personal, especially when it comes to caring for someone as they approach death. However, half of Americans feel they have too little control over end-of-life medical decisions. As the industry moves toward a more (more…)

Last Updated: April 3, 2017
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PR NewsWire: Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced it has collaborated with Premier Inc. on the first and largest study of its kind to address an unmet medical need for hospitalized patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) who are at risk for ischemic (more…)

Last Updated: March 21, 2017
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Despite industry uncertainty about the fate of healthcare under the Trump administration and a Republican Congress, health system leaders are preparing for the changes ahead in five key areas, according to a recent Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC) (more…)

Last Updated: March 13, 2017
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Florida-based health system to employ PremierConnect® pharmacy clinical surveillance and analytics across 40 hospitals to enhance medication management, antibiotic stewardship CHARLOTTE, N.C.  — Adventist Health System, a faith-based healthcare organization headquartered in Altamonte Springs, Florida, has expanded its partnership with (more…)

Last Updated: February 16, 2017
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Partnership between Hawaii’s hospitals, the Hawaii Medical Service Association, and Premier Inc. leads to improvements in care delivery CHARLOTTE, N.C. & HONOLULU — Hawaii’s hospitals are seeing improvements in healthcare quality and patient safety through a statewide initiative with the (more…)

Last Updated: February 14, 2017
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Modern Healthcare: Most observers see the shift from volume to value as a foregone conclusion. HHS has set a goal to tie half of all traditional Medicare dollars to some type of value-based arrangement. While the new federal administration led by (more…)

Last Updated: February 9, 2017
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NC-based academic health system will use Premier’s programs to improve quality, reduce care delivery costs and launch alternative payment models that improve population health CHARLOTTE, N.C.— Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, a prominent academic medical center in Winston-Salem, N.C., has (more…)