Hospitals, Healthcare Providers to Benefit from New Premier Agreements for Anesthesia Equipment, Accessories and Supplies
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The has awarded new agreements for anesthesia equipment, accessories and supplies to Draeger Medical Inc., of Telford, Penn.; and Datex-Ohmeda Inc., a subsidiary of GE Medical Systems, of Wauwatosa, Wis.
Effective July 1, 2013, the agreements are available to acute care and continuum of care members of Premier.
Premier is one of the nation’s largest performance improvement alliances of approximately 2,800 U.S. community hospitals and 98,000 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 .