|[February 01, 2013]
Hospitals, Healthcare Providers to Benefit from New Premier Agreements for Tracheostomy Tubes and Related Products
CHARLOTTE, N.C. --(Business Wire)--
healthcare alliance today announced new agreements for tracheostomy
tubes and related products have been awarded to Marpac Inc., a veteran
owned business, of Albuquerque, N.M.; Covidien of Mansfield, Mass.;
Pepper Medical, a women owned business, of West Chester, Pa.; and Smiths
Medical ASD Inc. of Norwell, Mass.
Effective January 1, 2013, the agreements are available to acute care
and continuum of care members of Premier.
About the Premier healthcare alliance, Malcolm Baldrige National
Quality Award recipient
Premier is a performance improvement alliance of more than 2,700 U.S.
hospitalsand 90,000 other sites using the power of collaboration and
technology to lead the transformation to coordinated, high-quality,
cost-effective care. Owned by hospitals, health systems and other
providers, Premier operates a leading healthcare purchasing network with
more than $4 billion in annual savings. Premier also maintains the
nation's largest clinical, financial and outcomes database with
information on 1 in 4 patient discharges. A world leader in delivering
measurable improvements in care, Premier works with the Centers for
Medicare & Medicaid Services. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier
also has an office in Washington. https://www.premierinc.com.
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