Hospitals, Healthcare Providers to Benefit from a New Premier Agreement for Vascular Closure Devices

Hospitals, Healthcare Providers to Benefit from a New Premier Agreement for Vascular Closure Devices

<0> Premier healthcare alliance, 704-816-4152 </0>

The has awarded a new agreement for vascular closure devices to Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems Inc. of Piscataway, N.J.

Effective June 1, 2013, the agreement is available to acute care and surgery center members of Premier.

Premier is one of the nation’s largest performance improvement alliances of approximately 2,800 U.S. community hospitals and 95,000 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 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. . Stay connected with Premier on , , and .

Suggested Articles

The profit margins and management of Community Health Group raise questions about oversight of managed care insurers.

Financial experts are warning practices about the pitfalls of promoting medical credit cards to their patients.

A proposed rule issued by HHS on Tuesday would expand short-term coverage, a move Seema Verma said will have "virtually no impact" on ACA premiums.