Tanya Bowman, Premier Inc.
704.733.5231 or Tanya_Bowman@premierinc.com
Hospitals, healthcare providers
to benefit from new Premier agreements for exam gloves
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (April 30, 2010) – Premier
Purchasing Partners, LP, today announced new agreements
for exam gloves have been awarded to Cardinal Health of
Waukegan, Ill.; Digitcare Corporation of Los Angeles, a
minority business enterprise; Innovative Healthcare Corporation
of Sand Springs, Okla., a veteran business enterprise; Kimberly-Clark
Corporation of Roswell, Ga.; Medgluv
Inc. of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., a minority business
enterprise; Medline Industries Inc. of Mundelein, Ill.;
and Tronex Company of Parsippany, N.J., a minority business
Effective May 1, 2010, the agreements are available to
acute care and continuum of care members of the
Premier healthcare alliance.
About the Premier healthcare alliance, 2006 Malcolm
Baldrige National Quality Award Recipient
Premier is a performance improvement alliance of more than
2,300 U.S. hospitals and 66,000-plus other healthcare sites
working together to improve healthcare quality and affordability.
Owned by not-for-profit hospitals, 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. www.premierinc.com