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 News Release - November 16, 2007

Premier Announces New Contracted Supplier Joins Recently-Announced Imaging Contracts

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(HSMN NewsFeed)--Premier Purchasing Partners, LP, today announced that Hologic, Inc., of Bedford, Mass., has been awarded new agreements for mammography and bone densitometry products and point of sale (P.O.S.) service agreements.

These new agreements are part of a recently announced portfolio of diagnostic imaging awards with Philips Medical Systems, GE Healthcare and Toshiba America Medical Systems and related radiography supplier awards with FujiFilm Medical Systems, Swissray and Quantum Medical Systems.

The contracts with Hologic, effective November 1, 2007, are available to acute and continuum of care members of the Premier healthcare alliance.

About Premier Inc., 2006 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient

Serving 1,700 hospitals and more than 49,000 other healthcare sites, Premier 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 one of the nation's largest healthcare purchasing networks, 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., Philadelphia, and Washington. For more information, visit

Source: Premier Purchasing

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