CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Premier Purchasing Partners, LP, today announced new agreements for sterilization assurance have been awarded to 3M Company of St. Paul, Minn. and SPSmedical of Rush, N.Y.
Effective October 1, 2010, the agreements are 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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