Healthcare Industry News: Bard
News Release - August 7, 2013
Hospitals, Healthcare Providers to Benefit from New Premier Agreements for Brachytherapy SeedsCHARLOTTE, N.C.--(Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network)--The Premier healthcare alliance has awarded new agreements for brachytherapy seeds to Best Medical International Inc., a minority-owned enterprise, of Springfield, Va.; Bard Medical Division, C. R. Bard Inc. of New Providence, N.J.; and Oncura, a GE Healthcare Company of Arlington Heights, Ill.
Effective August 1, 2013, the agreements are available to acute care and continuum of care members of Premier.
About the Premier healthcare alliance, Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient
Premier is one of the nationís largest performance improvement alliances of approximately 2,900 U.S. community hospitals and 100,000 alternate sites using the power of collaboration and technology to lead the transformation to coordinated, high-quality, cost-effective care. Owned by healthcare providers, Premier operates a leading purchasing network that provided members more than $5 billion in savings in FY2012. Premier also maintains clinical, financial and outcomes databases based on 1 in every 4 U.S. patient discharges. A world leader in measurably improving patient care, Premier has one of the largest performance improvement collaboratives in America, including one in partnership with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier also has an office in Washington. https://www.premierinc.com.
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