Pacira BioSciences Awarded Brand Pharmaceuticals Agreement With Premier, Inc.
TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 07, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pacira BioSciences, Inc., (Nasdaq: PCRX), the industry leader in its commitment to non-opioid pain management and regenerative health solutions, has been awarded a national group purchasing agreement for Brand Pharmaceuticals with Premier, Inc. Effective January 1, 2024, the new agreement allows Premier members, at their discretion, to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Premier for EXPAREL® (bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension).
This collaboration is aimed at improving patient care and optimizing cost savings to healthcare organizations and will allow Premier members to access EXPAREL, a single-dose local and regional analgesic that provides prolonged postsurgical pain control while reducing reliance on opioids.
“Premier has an impressive network of U.S. hospitals and health systems, and this collaboration provides Pacira an excellent opportunity to expand reach while improving patient safety and care,” said Frank D. Lee, Chief Executive Officer of Pacira BioSciences. “We are proud to collaborate with organizations like Premier as we continue to advance our mission to provide a non-opioid pain management option to as many patients as possible.”
Pacira and Premier share the common goals of advancing innovation, improving patient care, and pursuing value in healthcare. This collaboration will allow Pacira to further achieve these important objectives while making a lasting impact on healthcare providers and patients across the country.
Premier is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 4,350 U.S. hospitals and 300,000 other providers to transform healthcare. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, consulting and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost.
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