Healthcare Industry News:  Cardinal Health 

Devices Group Purchasing

 News Release - March 15, 2007

Hospitals, Healthcare Providers to Save with Premier Laparoscopic Suction Irrigation Product Agreements

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(HSMN NewsFeed)--Premier Purchasing Partners, LP, today announced new agreements for laparoscopic suction irrigation products have been awarded to Cardinal Health 200 Inc. of McGaw Park, Ill.; GeniCon Inc. of Winter Park, Fla.; and Stryker Corporation of Kalamazoo, Mich.

These new 36-month agreements are effective May 1, 2007 and offer discounted pricing for laparoscopic suction irrigation products to all members of the Premier alliance.

About Premier, 2006 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient

Serving 1,700 hospitals and almost 45,000 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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