Last Updated: October 6, 2017
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HFMA: Premier members working to identify and spread best practices in sepsis prevention, detection, and treatment recently reported an 18 percent overall decrease in sepsis mortality in 2008-2016. Dr. Biondolillo, Premier’s VP of quality and safety, explains keys to success. Full (more…)

Last Updated: August 18, 2017
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Academic health system engages Premier to drive enterprise-wide improvements in quality and costs CHARLOTTE, N.C. (August 21, 2017) — The University of Virginia Health System (UVA), a 600-bed academic medical center serving the Commonwealth, Mid-Atlantic and beyond, has signed a (more…)

Last Updated: August 16, 2017
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Collaborative Approach Enables Facility-Level Teams to Drive Change Across Four States To ensure ‘Good Help to Those in Need’, Bon Secours Health System, Inc. (BSHSI) employs a quality improvement governance structure known as Clinical Transformation (CT) to provide oversight on (more…)

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 4, 2017
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Collaborative Approach Enables Facility-Level Teams to Drive Change Across Four States To ensure Good Help to Those in Need ®, Bon Secours Health System, Inc. (BSHSI), a 19 acute-care hospital system, employs a quality improvement governance structure known as Clinical (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 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…)