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 News Release - February 21, 2007

Hospitals and Other Healthcare Providers Will Save with Premier Skin Breakdown Prevention Agreements

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(HSMN NewsFeed)--Premier Purchasing Partners, LP, today announced new agreements for skin breakdown prevention have been awarded to DeRoyal Industries of Powell, Tenn., and Medline Industries, Inc. of Mundelein, Ill.

These 36-month agreements effective March 1, 2007, offer improved pricing to acute-care and continuum-of-care members of the Premier alliance.

About Premier, 2006 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient

Serving 1,700 hospitals and 44,000 other healthcare sites, Premier Inc. is the largest healthcare alliance in the United States dedicated to improving patient outcomes while safely reducing the cost of care. Owned by not-for-profit hospitals, Premier operates the nation's largest healthcare purchasing network, the most comprehensive repository of hospital clinical and financial information and one of the largest policy-holder owned, hospital professional liability risk-retention groups in healthcare. Headquartered in San Diego, Premier has offices in Charlotte, N.C. and Washington. For more information, visit www.premierinc.com.


Source: Premier Purchasing

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