Hospitals, healthcare providers to benefit from a new Premier agreement for peak use rental equipment

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Premier healthcare alliance today announced a new agreement for peak use rental equipment has been awarded to Universal Hospital Services, Inc. of Edina, Minn.

Effective December 1, 2010, the agreement is 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 2,400 U.S. hospitals and 70,000-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 works 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 offices in San Diego, Philadelphia and Washington. http://www.premierinc.com. Stay connected with Premier on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.



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Premier healthcare alliance
Tanya Bowman, 704-733-5231
[email protected]

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