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Devices Group Purchasing

 News Release - June 17, 2011

Hospitals, Healthcare Providers to Benefit from New Premier Agreements for Patient Bedside Products

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network)-- The Premier healthcare alliance has announced that new agreements for patient bedside products have been awarded to Church Products Inc. of Aliso Viejo, Calif., a women-owned business enterprise; Medical Action Industries Inc. of Brentwood, N.Y.; Medline Industries, Inc. of Mundelein, Ill.; and Vernacare Inc. of Toronto, Ontario.

Effective July 1, 2011, the agreements are available to acute care and continuum of care members of the Premier healthcare alliance.

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 75,000-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. http://www.premierinc.com. Stay connected with Premier on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.


Source: Premier Purchasing

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