Healthcare Industry News:  Premier healthcare alliance 

Devices Monitoring Group Purchasing

 News Release - April 28, 2009

Hospitals, Healthcare Providers to Save with New Premier Agreements for Pulse Oximetry Devices

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(HSMN NewsFeed)--Premier Purchasing Partners, LP, today announced new agreements for pulse oximetry devices have been awarded to Masimo Americas Inc. of Irvine, Calif.; Nellcor Puritan Bennett of Mansfield, Mass., and Nonin Medical Inc. of Plymouth, Minn.

Effective June 1, 2009, these agreements are available to acute care and continuum of care members of the Premier healthcare alliance.

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

The Premier healthcare alliance is more than 2,100 U.S. hospitals and 54,000-plus other healthcare sites working together to improve healthcare quality and affordability. Premier maintains the nation's most comprehensive repository of clinical, financial and outcomes information and operates a leading healthcare purchasing network. A world leader in helping deliver measurable improvements in care, Premier works with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the United Kingdom's National Health Service North West to improve hospital performance. Premier has offices in San Diego, Charlotte, N.C., Philadelphia and Washington.


Source: Premier Purchasing

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