Premier, Inc.

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Name: Premier, Inc.
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Drug shortages drain hospital dollars

Hospitals and health systems try their best to anticipate and meet the demand for specific drugs. But drug shortages – whether due to outbreaks of specific illnesses or unanticipated supply bottlenecks – are a fact of life in the medical world.An American ... [Published Healthcare Finance News - 4 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Costs of Unnecessary Antibiotic Use in Hospitals Estimated at More Than $163 Million

CHICAGO—The widespread use of unnecessary and duplicative antibiotics in U.S. hospitals could have led to an estimated $163 million in excess costs, according to new research ( Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Oct;35[10]:1229-35).In addition to driving ... [Published Pharmacy Practice News - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Low-sodium meat attracts health industry

Several years ago, Ada Valley Meat Co. listened to the health care industry, and this year it finally paid off in a big way. It’s good news in an industry struggling with high prices and increasing government regulation.In August, Ada Valley announced ... [Published Grand Rapids Business Journal - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Who is Susan DeVore ... and why would you vote for him as NC's Tech Exec of the Year?

Posted Sep. 26, 2014 at 1:38 p.m. Related Blog Posts On The Web Site SearchBy ANN REVELL-PECHAR, special to WRAL TechWireEditor's note: The NC Tech Awards is Nov. 6 and you can vote between now and Sept. 30 for the Tech Exec of the Year. The N.C. Technology ... [Published Local Tech Wire - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Morning Headlines 9/26/14

Intermountain Healthcare Partners with Cerner to Provide Clinical Governance for Leidos Partnership for Defense HealthIntermountain Healthcare joins Cerner, Accenture, and Leidos on their joint-bid to win the DoD EHR deal, making Cerner the only vendor ... [Published HIStalk - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 2 reports

No ACOs have reliable interoperability with external organizations, survey finds

Share this article:A widespread lack of interoperable technology threatens the Accountable Care Organization model, according to recently released survey results.All 62 ACOs surveyed said “access to data from external organizations” is “challenging.”And ... [Published McKnight's Long Term Care News - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Failure of Health IT Systems Hinders ACO Cost Savings

The inability of health IT systems to communicate with one another has hobbled the efforts of ACOs to improve care and save money, says a report by Premier Inc. and eHealth Initiative. Meanwhile, a health care executive tells why her organization quit ... [Published Kaiser Health News - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Vygon Signs Three-Year Agreement with Premier Inc. for Enteral Feeding Systems and Neonatal Specialty Products

Vygon Signs Three-Year Agreement with Premier Inc. for Enteral Feeding Systems and Neonatal Specialty Products ... [Published MENAFN - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 3 reports

Study: Hospitals waste millions on unnecessary antibiotics

E-mailPrintMedical Staff Leader Insider , September 18, 2014Want to receive articles like this one in your inbox? Subscribe to Medical Staff Leader Insider !A joint study conducted by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and Premier, Inc., found ... [Published HCPro - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 6 reports

Research on use of unnecessary antibiotics in hospitals which could led to $163 million in excess costs

Researchers hope to find new ways to combat age-related diseasesKids who are bullied at ages 8-10 are more likely to suffer from nightmares by age 12New research shows statins could reduce common diabetes complicationsTeen cannabis users 60% less likely ... [Published News-Medical.Net - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

GPO: Accuray lands 3-year contract with Premier

by Group purchasing organizations Premier selects radiosurgery devices maker Accuray for an exclusive 3-year contract.Accuray  (NSDQ: ARAY ) touted landed a new exclusive contract to offer its CyberKnife M6 and TomoTherapy HDA devices to members of Premier ... [Published MassDevice - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 3 reports

Meridian Bioscience Signs Agreement with Premier, Inc. to Offer Its Hospitals Molecular Diagnostic Tests and Instruments for C. difficile, Group B Streptococcus, Group A Streptococcus, Bordetella pertussis, and Mycoplasma pneumoniae

CINCINNATI--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Meridian Bioscience Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio (NASDAQ:VIVO) today announced it has signed a new agreement with Premier, Inc. to offer the complete illumigene® molecular menu of tests to its members. Premier serves ... [Published EON Science - Sep 03 2014]

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"The overuse of antibiotics is an industry-wide public health issue that is occurring across all care settings" said Leslie Schultz, RN, PhD, the lead author of the study and director of the Premier Safety Institute, of Premier Inc
"This endorsement and partnership confirms our leadership role and resulting responsibility in today's healthy eating arena" , said Paul TenElshof, national sales director for Ada Valley
The data showed that from May through August, sofosbuvir use plateaued and then trended downward. "Despite the current plateau and decline in Sovaldi utilization, we expect to see another peak in spending for hepatitis C medications upon the release of the new all-oral treatment" said Troyen Brennan, M D , chief medical officer for CVS Health, in the news release
"Physicians sometimes travel to nice resorts for education. A study published some time ago in the journal Chest 4 followed doctors who went to two all-expenses-paid symposia on new drugs."

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Drug shortages drain hospital dollars [Published Healthcare Finance News - 4 hours ago]
Understanding the Value of Care–Labor Cost Tran... [Published Perficient Oracle Blog - 20 hours ago]
Costs of Unnecessary Antibiotic Use in Hospital... [Published Pharmacy Practice News - Sep 29 2014]
Low-sodium meat attracts health industry [Published Grand Rapids Business Journal - Sep 26 2014]
Who is Susan DeVore ... and why would you vote ... [Published Local Tech Wire - Sep 26 2014]
Morning Headlines 9/26/14 [Published HIStalk - Sep 26 2014]
News in Brief: Week of Sept. 22-26 [Published American Family Physician - Sep 26 2014]
HIT Interoperability Remains a Challenge for ACOs [Published American Journal of Managed Care - Sep 25 2014]
Failure of Health IT Systems Hinders ACO Cost S... [Published Kaiser Health News - Sep 25 2014]
No ACOs have reliable interoperability with ext... [Published McKnight's Long Term Care News - Sep 25 2014]
IT Interoperability, Cost Huge Burdens for ACOs [Published Health Data Management - Sep 24 2014]
Conflicts of Interest Rampant Among FDA Advisor... [Published Mercola - Sep 24 2014]
Accuray Falls despite Positive TomoTherapy Data [Published Zacks.com - Sep 23 2014]
Study: Many US hospitals use too many antibiotics [Published Malta Independent Daily - Sep 21 2014]
Vygon Signs Three-Year Agreement with Premier I... [Published MENAFN - Sep 19 2014]
Amarillo ACO scores $2.3M in Medicare savings p... [Published Amarillo Globe News - Sep 18 2014]
Study: Hospitals waste millions on unnecessary ... [Published HCPro - Sep 18 2014]
Vygon Signs Three-Year Agreement with Premier, ... [Published BioSpace - Sep 18 2014]
Hospitals waste millions on antibiotics [Published Healthcare Finance News - Sep 18 2014]
Unnecessary antibiotic use responsible for $163... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 18 2014]
PREMIER : statement on MSSP and Pioneer ACO cos... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 17 2014]
Accountable Care Models Can Lead to Long-term, ... [Published The Morning Consult - Sep 17 2014]
A focus on performance excellence [Published ColoradoBIZ Magazine - Sep 16 2014]
Public Voting Opens for NC Tech Exec of the Year [Published Industrial Info Financials - Sep 15 2014]
Excess antibiotic use in hospitals creates $163... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 14 2014]
AHA News Now: Study finds potential for hospita... [Published AHA News - Sep 12 2014]
78% of hospitals prescribe unnecessary or inapp... [Published Fierce Healthcare - Sep 11 2014]
UPDATE - Deltex Medical encouraged by US sales ... [Published Proactive Investors.co.uk - Sep 11 2014]
Unnecessary antibiotic use ups avoidable health... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 11 2014]
Research on use of unnecessary antibiotics in h... [Published News-Medical.Net - Sep 11 2014]
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Understanding the Value of Care–Labor Cost Tran... [Published Perficient Oracle Blog - 20 hours ago]
The current issue of HFMA’s Healthcare Cost Containment newsletter reports that “Labor Cost Transparency” has surpassed “Healthcare Legislation and Mandates” as the biggest driver of healthcare costs according to more than 40% of CEO, CFO and other C-suite ...
78% of hospitals prescribe unnecessary or inapp... [Published FierceHealthcare - Sep 10 2014]
p>Widespread use of unnecessary antibiotics increases patient safety risks and leads to more than $160 million in avoidable healthcare costs, finds a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Premier, Inc. read more ...
Tableau Software Global OEM Partner Program Exp... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Sep 09 2014]
SEATTLE, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA), a global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use business analytics software, today announced that its global OEM Partner program added seven new valued partners including Premier, Inc., ...
Meridian Bioscience Signs Agreement with Premie... [Published EON Science - Sep 03 2014]
CINCINNATI--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Meridian Bioscience Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio (NASDAQ:VIVO) today announced it has signed a new agreement with Premier, Inc. to offer the complete illumigene® molecular menu of tests to its members. Premier serves ...
Meridian Bioscience Signs Agreement with Premie... [Published Business Wire Science: Science News - Sep 03 2014]
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Meridian Bioscience Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio (NASDAQ:VIVO) today announced it has signed a new agreement with Premier, Inc. to offer the complete illumigene® molecular menu of tests to its members. Premier serves more than 3,000 ...
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Unnecessary Antibiotic Use in Hospitals Respons... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Sep 10 2014]
Accuray Signs Exclusive Radiation Therapy Solut... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Sep 09 2014]
Meals On Wheels Association of America Partners... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Aug 19 2014]
Premier, Inc.'s MEMdata Acquisition Experiencin... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Aug 14 2014]
Premier, Inc. Sets Date for Fiscal 2014 Fourth-... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Aug 11 2014]
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