Healthcare Industry News: Allergan
News Release - March 8, 2011
Hospitals, Healthcare Providers to Benefit from a New Premier Agreement for Breast Implants, Tissue Expanders and Related ProductsCHARLOTTE, N.C.--(Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network)-- The Premier healthcare alliance announced today that a new agreement for breast implants, tissue expanders and related products has been awarded to Allergan USA Inc. of Irvine, Calif.
Effective February 15, 2011, the agreement is available to acute care and continuum of care members of Premier.
About the Premier healthcare alliance, Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient
Premier is a performance improvement alliance of more than 2,500 U.S. hospitals and 72,000-plus other healthcare sites using the power of collaboration to lead the transformation to high quality, cost-effective care. Owned by hospitals, health systems and other providers, 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 has worked with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the United Kingdom's National Health Service North West to improve hospital performance. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier also has an office in Washington.
Source: Premier Purchasing
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