Healthcare Industry News: Premier healthcare alliance
News Release - June 5, 2009
Hospitals, Healthcare Providers to Save with New Premier Agreements for Patient Lifts and Lateral Transfer DevicesCHARLOTTE, N.C.--(HSMN NewsFeed)--Premier Purchasing Partners, LP, today announced new agreements for patient lifts and lateral transfer devices have been awarded to ArjoHuntleigh of Addison, Ill.; EZ Way, Inc. of Clarinda, Iowa; and T.H.E. Medical of Barrie, Ontario, Canada.
Effective August 1, 2009, the 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 58,000-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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