Last Updated: August 17, 2016
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The Journal of Healthcare Contracting: Durral R. Gilbert joined Premier in 2006 as vice president of supply chain operations. Today, as president of supply chain services, he leads Premier’s core supply chain business, including sourcing, contract management, operations and business analytics. (more…)

Last Updated: August 3, 2016
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Modern Healthcare: Premier will become the preferred group purchasing organization for the 275 hospitals that comprise America’s Essential Hospitals. Under terms of the agreement, Premier will provide the hospitals best practices for clinical and population health management services. Premier will also collaborate (more…)

Last Updated: August 25, 2016
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HFMA: Drug shortages contribute to rising healthcare costs. A 2014 analysis by Premier found that purchasing costlier generic substitutes for drugs in short supply drove up costs an average of $229.7 million annually. In fact, the figure is likely much higher (more…)

Last Updated: June 24, 2016
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC) recognized approximately 150 health systems and suppliers this week with a 2016 Breakthroughs Award for transforming healthcare. “Recipients of Premier’s 2016 Breakthroughs Awards are industry leaders that are truly making a difference in (more…)

Last Updated: June 22, 2016
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC) featured a range of groundbreaking healthcare products during its Innovation Celebration last night. The annual event honors industry-leading healthcare advancements and supplier commitment to innovation. More than a dozen next generation medical innovations (more…)

Last Updated: June 20, 2016
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Modern Healthcare: Advances in lung and breast cancer screening, neonatal and scoliosis imaging, tissue management, perinatal heart rate monitoring, blood supply management and fascial closures will be showcased this week at a conference highlighting innovation. Premier will host its annual conference this (more…)