The three-year contract creates a single-use endoscopy category specifically for Premier membership and was signed this week effective November 1, 2020. The partnership with the Prime Minister – whose members represent 4,100 hospital and health systems in the United States and 200,000 other suppliers – will accelerate the rapid growth of Ambu`s share in the single-use endoscope market by providing these accounts with pre-negotiated prices and conditions for full-end ambus suite of endoscopy products. “Key Surgical is pleased to expand our relationship with the Prime Minister,” said Erik Hromatka, Director, National Accounts, Key Surgical. “We are proud to provide sterile treatment products and training that help improve patient safety through excellent cleaning and sterilization. This agreement with the Prime Minister gives members access to the necessary tools and assistance and allows ASCEND members to do so while continuing their commitment to the Premier ASCEND program. In addition, PDC Healthcare has been awarded an agreement for first ASCEND® (Accelerated Supply Chain Endeavor), which collaborates for the same product category. ASCEND identifies and implements supply chain performance opportunities for participating facilities. Currently, core members have established their first product portfolio and auction schedule and are actively awarding SURPASS agreements, Daigle says. “It`s a member-led group. We continue to let them define the process.
We will use our data to show them where the opportunities are, but they will find out what is most useful to them. Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC) is a leading healthcare improvement company with an alliance of approximately 3,900 U.S. hospitals and health systems and approximately 150,000 other providers and organizations. With integrated data and analytics, collaborators, supply chain solutions, as well as consulting and other services, Premier`s Premier enables better care and results at a lower cost. The Prime Minister, who holds the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, plays a crucial role in the rapidly changing health sector and works with members to jointly develop long-term innovations that reinvent and improve the way patients are cared for at the federal level. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C. Premier is passionate about transforming the American health care system. Please visit Premier`s investor news and pages on www.premierinc.com; as well as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram and Premier blog for more information about the company.
Key Surgical has entered into a group purchase agreement with Premier. Effective October 1, the new agreement will allow the Prime Minister`s members, at their own discretion, to use special prices and pre-negotiated terms negotiated by the Prime Minister for cleaners and encymatics. The themes discussed in this press release that are not statements of historical or current events, such as expected savings and other expected benefits to members and suppliers, as discussed here, are “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.