CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Premier Purchasing Partners, LP, today announced new agreements for clinical reference laboratory testing have been awarded to ARUP Laboratories of Salt Lake City, Utah; Laboratory Corp. (LabCorp) of Burlington, N.C.; and Quest Diagnostics of Teterboro, N.J.
Effective October 1, 2010, the agreements are available to acute care and continuum of care members of the Premier healthcare alliance.
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