Healthcare Industry News: CONMED
News Release - August 7, 2008
Hospitals, Healthcare Providers to Save with Premier's ECG Electrodes, Cables, Leadwires, Defibrillator Pads AgreementsCHARLOTTE, N.C.--(HSMN NewsFeed)--Premier Purchasing Partners, LP, today announced new agreements for ECG electrodes, cables, leadwires and defibrillator pads have been awarded to CONMED Corporation of Utica, N.Y.; Covidien of Mansfield, Mass.; and S&W Healthcare Corporation of Brooksville, Fla.
About Premier Inc., 2006 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient
Serving more than 2,000 U.S. hospitals and 53,000-plus other healthcare sites, the Premier healthcare alliance and its members are transforming healthcare together. Owned by not-for-profit hospitals, Premier operates one of the leading healthcare purchasing networks and the nation's most comprehensive repository of hospital clinical and financial information. A subsidiary operates one of the nation's largest policy-holder owned, hospital professional liability risk-retention groups. A world leader in helping healthcare providers deliver dramatic improvements in care, Premier is working with the United Kingdom's National Health Service North West and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to improve hospital performance. Headquartered in San Diego, Premier has offices in Charlotte, N.C., Philadelphia and Washington. For more information, visit www.premierinc.com.
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