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    As Elective Surgeries Resume, A Spotlight on OR Efficiency

As Elective Surgeries Resume, A Spotlight on OREfficiency

Efficiency and alignment between the operating room and supply chain are going to be paramount as elective surgeries resume.

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    Ensuring Financial Sustainability Post-COVID-19

Ensuring Financial SustainabilityPost-COVID-19

As providers outline a roadmap for revenue recovery​, there are several factors adding an additional layer of complexity to their forecasting efforts.

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    Managing Medicaid Spending in the COVID-19 Era

Managing Medicaid Spending in the COVID-19Era

As states manage the COVID-19 crisis and think through reopening plans, a critical budgetary consideration will be increased health costs.

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    Download: A Medical Group Leader’s Guide to Navigating Post COVID-19

Download: A Medical Group Leader’s Guide to Navigating PostCOVID-19

Premier provides a guide and actional framework for navigating the current and post-COVID-19 effects on your ambulatory operation

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    On-Demand Webinar: Medical Group Leaders' Guide to Navigating Post COVID-19

On-Demand Webinar: Medical Group Leaders’ Guide to Navigating PostCOVID-19

To help you prepare, our experts will discuss the most pertinent operational, financial and clinical considerations for practices as they return to a “new normal,”...

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    Why Experts Still Believe in Haven’s Mission to Change Healthcare, Even Without Atul Gawande

Why Experts Still Believe in Haven’s Mission to Change Healthcare, Even Without AtulGawande

Innovative employers, partnered with the best providers, are most empowered to fix United States health care says Contigo's Jonathan Slotkin.

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    The Secret Ingredient in Post-COVID-19 Margin Improvement

The Secret Ingredient in Post-COVID-19 MarginImprovement

Providers can fortify their revenue recovery plans to rapidly achieve operational stability.

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    Premier Inc. Predictive Technology Helps Prepare for Resumption of Elective Procedures by Identifying Surges in COVID-19 Cases and Supply Needs

Premier Inc. Predictive Technology Helps Prepare for Resumption of Elective Procedures by Identifying Surges in COVID-19 Cases and SupplyNeeds

Premier is leveraging its technology solutions to help hospitals and health systems across the country anticipate surges in COVID-19.

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    Practices to Carry Forward from the Pandemic

Practices to Carry Forward from thePandemic

COVID-19 has forced providers to experiment with different labor, clinical and operational models, and there are some positive takeaways.

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    Workforce Tactics to Manage the Surge of COVID-19 Patients

Workforce Tactics to Manage the Surge of COVID-19Patients

Best practices include setting up a COVID-19 cost center, measuring the cost of lost productivity and task shifting.

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    From the Frontlines: 10 COVID-19 Learnings From New York

From the Frontlines: 10 COVID-19 Learnings From NewYork

Supply chain experts on the frontlines in New York state hospitals share their advice on what providers need to be doing today.

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    How to Defend Against Cyber Scams During COVID-19

How to Defend Against Cyber Scams DuringCOVID-19

Learn three ways providers can protect themselves against cyber criminals in this time.

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    Unleash the Supply Chain Champions in Your Physicians

Unleash the Supply Chain Champions in YourPhysicians

Dr. Joe Patton, who went from supply chain naysayer to champion at Henry Ford Health System, has tips to activate physicians in value analysis.

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    Premier Inc. to Acquire Acurity and Nexera Businesses from the Greater New York Hospital Association

Premier Inc. to Acquire Acurity and Nexera Businesses from the Greater New York HospitalAssociation

Premier Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all the assets and certain liabilities of Acurity, Inc. and Nexera, Inc.

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    What High-Value Implants Teach Us About Margin Management

What High-Value Implants Teach Us About MarginManagement

Premier's Catherine Bakalar explains how cost control in high-value implants reflects the strategies needed to succeed in value-based care.

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    Moving From ‘Heads in Beds’ to Population Health: An Interview with Premier CEO Susan DeVore

Moving From ‘Heads in Beds’ to Population Health: An Interview with Premier CEO SusanDeVore

DeVore discusses the changing mindset required to transform health care with Health Evolution Editor-in-Chief Tom Sullivan.

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    Leave No Stone Unturned for Long-Term Supply Chain Efficiency

Leave No Stone Unturned for Long-Term Supply ChainEfficiency

Three ways that health systems are driving long-term margin improvement throughout the supply chain.

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    Here's Why Drug Shortages Cost the U.S. $450 Million a Year

Here’s Why Drug Shortages Cost the U.S. $450 Million aYear

Drug shortages are a widespread problem in the U.S. Premier's President, Michael J. Alkire, outlines three root causes of the epidemic.

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    Healthcare Forecast 2020: What Board Members and Senior Leaders Need to Know

Healthcare Forecast 2020: What Board Members and Senior Leaders Need toKnow

Board members and senior management will need to become “uncomfortable” and consider new innovations and strategies.

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    Five Healthcare Trends For 2020

Five Healthcare Trends For2020

Premier CEO lays out trends on the horizon that could fundamentally alter the healthcare narrative well into the next decade.

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    Embrace Disruption to Turn Financial Pressures Into Opportunities

Embrace Disruption to Turn Financial Pressures IntoOpportunities

Susan DeVore discusses the financial pressures providers are facing in the Journal of Healthcare Management.

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    Capitalize on Purchased Services’ Unusual Suspects to Enhance Revenue

Capitalize on Purchased Services’ Unusual Suspects to EnhanceRevenue

The task of reducing expenses within purchased services used to begin with providers flexing a strong contract negotiation strategy or red-lining their budgets, something...

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    Pain Points and Solutions to Reduce Cost Variation in Maternal Care

Pain Points and Solutions to Reduce Cost Variation in MaternalCare

Five ways providers can overcome challenges to drive improvements for expecting mothers and newborns.

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    HIStalk Interviews Michael J. Alkire, President, Premier

HIStalk Interviews Michael J. Alkire, President,Premier

My current role as president is focused on driving the two big strategies that we laid out at the beginning of the year.

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    Premier Inc. Exceeds Other Enterprise Resource Planning Software Vendors in Services Satisfaction

Premier Inc. Exceeds Other Enterprise Resource Planning Software Vendors in ServicesSatisfaction

KLAS Research names Premier best in overall service satisfaction, strategic management skills and implementation among vendors with ERP software.

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    Four Keys to Building Successful Value-Based Supplier Contracts

Four Keys to Building Successful Value-Based SupplierContracts

As the market incents healthcare providers to improve outcomes, suppliers are raising their hands to go at risk with hospitals and guarantee their products’ performance.

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    Home Is Where the Healthcare Is

Home Is Where the HealthcareIs

Here are four key takeaways from the Healthcare Leadership Exchange Program in Atlanta.

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    Hospitals in Premier Inc. Insurance Program will Receive $4 Million

Hospitals in Premier Inc. Insurance Program will Receive $4Million

Annual excess workers’ compensation program profits shared with 70 Premier Insurance Management Services members.

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    Premier Inc. Acquires Medpricer to Optimize Savings in Purchased Services

Premier Inc. Acquires Medpricer to Optimize Savings in PurchasedServices

Medpricer enables hospitals and other organizations to analyze, benchmark and source purchased services contracts independent of any existing GPO affiliation.

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    Three Moves the Administration Should Make to Advance its Joint Replacement Payment Model

Three Moves the Administration Should Make to Advance its Joint Replacement PaymentModel

Premier experts outline three key recommendations CMS should consider in order to advance its joint replacement payment model.

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    The Reality of Success in Medicare Advantage

The Reality of Success in MedicareAdvantage

Premier's Todd Deweese explains how organizations must be able to define what success looks like in Medicare Advantage.

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    Hospitals Innovate to Control Labor Costs

Hospitals Innovate to Control LaborCosts

Premier highlights the guiding principles to aid hospitals in controlling labor costs as they navigate the complexities of today’s healthcare landscape.

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    Premier Inc. Receives National Recognition for Enterprise Resource Planning Solution

Premier Inc. Receives National Recognition for Enterprise Resource PlanningSolution

Premier’s ERP solution has been named a top performer when compared to other offerings in the market.

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    Henry Mayo Health System Realized $3 Million in Savings by Forming a Hospital Quality Efficiency Program and Clinically Integrated Network

Henry Mayo Health System Realized $3 Million in Savings by Forming a Hospital Quality Efficiency Program and Clinically IntegratedNetwork

In 2016, Henry Mayo scored in the 27th percentile for physician satisfaction and engagement. Today, the health system has tripled that score and saved $3 million.

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    What We're Watching: August 13, 2019

What We’re Watching: August 13,2019

Health systems and other healthcare entities are focused on partnering with primary care providers that have cost-effective, high-performing models.

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    Value-Based Care Necessitates Shift in Primary Care Staffing Model

Value-Based Care Necessitates Shift in Primary Care StaffingModel

Primary care staffing model will need to include a richer skill mix to manage more complex health and behavioral needs under value-based care models.

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    Primary Care Clinic Staffing Should Reflect Patient Needs and Payment Model Design

Primary Care Clinic Staffing Should Reflect Patient Needs and Payment ModelDesign

Premier's Chris Smedley discusses wide variation in staffing model composition, performance and costs according to a recent Pemier analysis.

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    Premier Inc. Analysis: Primary Care Clinic Staffing Mix Should Depend on Patient Needs and Payment Model Design

Premier Inc. Analysis: Primary Care Clinic Staffing Mix Should Depend on Patient Needs and Payment ModelDesign

In a new analysis of primary care clinics, Premier identified wide variation in staffing model composition, performance and costs.

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    Ready, Risk, Reward: Optimizing Primary Care Model Design to Improve Performance

Ready, Risk, Reward: Optimizing Primary Care Model Design to ImprovePerformance

A Premier analysis found wide variation in staffing models and productivity, as well as opportunities for improvement.​

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    Primary Care Staffing Models Should Evolve Amid Shift to Value-Based Care

Primary Care Staffing Models Should Evolve Amid Shift to Value-BasedCare

HealthLeaders summarize Premier's whitepaper on primary care staffing models.

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    Infographic: 7 Key Principles of Workforce Management Success

Infographic: 7 Key Principles of Workforce ManagementSuccess

​Foster an efficient and productive environment by building a positive culture around workforce management.

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    A Look Back at Breakthroughs 2019

A Look Back at Breakthroughs2019

It's been one month since more than 4,200 healthcare industry representatives from hospitals, health systems, suppliers, life sciences companies and other healthcare organizations attended Breakthroughs.

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    Benchmark Your Way to Better Implant Pricing

Benchmark Your Way to Better ImplantPricing

Premier’s High-Value Implant Advisory Services reveals the key to achieving greater savings on implants.

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    7 Key Principles of Workforce Management Success

7 Key Principles of Workforce ManagementSuccess

This six-minute video will help you understand the seven key principles to achieving workforce management success and where to focus your efforts.

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    McLaren Health Care Wins 2019 Premier Alliance Excellence Award

McLaren Health Care Wins 2019 Premier Alliance ExcellenceAward

Premier has named McLaren Health Care the winner of the 2019 Richard A. Norling Premier Alliance Excellence Award.

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    Three Strategies for Clinically Integrated Networks to Achieve Financial Success

Three Strategies for Clinically Integrated Networks to Achieve FinancialSuccess

Having effective physician-led governance, holistic expense and revenue management, and aligned contracting strategies are critical keys to CIN success.

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    How to Build a Positive Workforce Management Culture

How to Build a Positive Workforce ManagementCulture

With the right language and honesty, leaders can foster a positive culture around workforce management – and empower their managers to do the same.

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    Capitalizing on Retail Pharmacy to Increase Revenue and Drive Outcomes

Capitalizing on Retail Pharmacy to Increase Revenue and DriveOutcomes

As providers look to uncover new revenue lines, it’s little surprise that outpatient retail pharmacies are on their minds.

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    2019 USP <800>, <795> and <797> Checklists

2019 USP <800>, <795> and <797>Checklists

Are you preparing for compliance with USP <800>, <795> and <797>? Regardless of the regulatory status, compliance with all USP compounding chapters in their...

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    Ballad Health and Premier Inc. Partner on Enterprise-wide Performance Improvement Initiative

Ballad Health and Premier Inc. Partner on Enterprise-wide Performance ImprovementInitiative

Ballad Health will implement Premier’s performance improvement infrastructure and leverage strategic supply chain services to drive high-value care across its enterprise.

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    Is That a Bundle Behind Your ACO?

Is That a Bundle Behind YourACO?

Shadow bundles use existing ACO attributed lives and claims data to align specialists, and provide an in-depth view of procedural or chronic disease opportunity.

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    Four Methods to Ensure Physicians are Engaged in Transformation Initiatives

Four Methods to Ensure Physicians are Engaged in TransformationInitiatives

While every healthcare organization’s culture is different, it’s difficult to imagine successfully navigating the complexity of industry change without physicians at the center.

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    Does Your Organization Have the Right Strategic Plan?

Does Your Organization Have the Right StrategicPlan?

How healthcare boards can adopt an accelerated short-term, market-driven strategic planning process while simultaneously considering potential long-range future scenarios.

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    What We're Watching: April 23, 2019

What We’re Watching: April 23,2019

CMS announced two new alternative payment models that are intended to move healthcare providers away from fee-for-service and toward value-based care.

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    The Next Frontier: Clinically Driven, Employer-Customized Care

The Next Frontier: Clinically Driven, Employer-CustomizedCare

Together, employers and health systems are bypassing traditional third-party payers to pursue a new type of healthcare financing and delivery model.

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    Optimizing Value-Based Contracts in the Transition to Risk

Optimizing Value-Based Contracts in the Transition toRisk

Let’s explore the factors that must be weighed when determining financial targets and reimbursement rates in value-based contracts.

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    Four Keys to Taking Workforce Management to the Next Level

Four Keys to Taking Workforce Management to the NextLevel

Healthcare leaders need a bold approach to optimizing workforce spend within the framework of maintaining or improving care delivery.

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    Sepsis Treatment Costs Shoot Up $1.5 Billion for Hospitals Over Three Years

Sepsis Treatment Costs Shoot Up $1.5 Billion for Hospitals Over ThreeYears

Although the number of patients who developed sepsis during their hospital stay declined by 15% from 2015 to 2018, patients were more likely to get septic shock.

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    Premier CEO: Have to Get Control Over the Pricing of Drugs

Premier CEO: Have to Get Control Over the Pricing ofDrugs

Premier CEO Susan DeVore talks with Maria Bartiromo about drug prices, innovation in healthcare and the resignation of FDA Chief Dr. Scott Gottlieb.

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    What We're Watching: March 12, 2019

What We’re Watching: March 12,2019

Drug pricing hearings continue to command attention from the Congressional healthcare committees.

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    Wake Forest Baptist Health Saved $3.6 Million on Implants

Wake Forest Baptist Health Saved $3.6 Million onImplants

Learn how Wake Forest Baptist worked with Premier to achieve improved pricing parity across suppliers.

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    Premier Inc. to Deploy Enterprise Resource Planning Solution Across University Health System

Premier Inc. to Deploy Enterprise Resource Planning Solution Across University HealthSystem

Premier is implementing its ERP solution, as well as its cost accounting/patient analytics and budgeting/forecasting offerings at University Health System in San Antonio, Texas...

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    How to Rein in the Cost of High-Value Implants

How to Rein in the Cost of High-ValueImplants

Health systems are paying different prices for implants that perform an equivalent function.

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    How a Strong and Sustainable Decision-Making Infrastructure Can Improve Margins

How a Strong and Sustainable Decision-Making Infrastructure Can ImproveMargins

Major financial pressures are forcing healthcare organizations to create well-paced, multiyear strategies for cost savings and new revenue streams, which can lead to long-term...

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    KLAS Names Premier Inc. Best Overall Healthcare Management Consulting Firm for Second Year

KLAS Names Premier Inc. Best Overall Healthcare Management Consulting Firm for SecondYear

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), a leading healthcare improvement company, has been named 2019’s best Overall Healthcare Management Consulting Firm by KLAS, an industry-trusted...

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    Premier Inc. Bundled Payment Collaborative Members Outperform Peers in Achieving Savings

Premier Inc. Bundled Payment Collaborative Members Outperform Peers in AchievingSavings

Hospitals and physician practice members of Bundled Payment Collaborative are significantly outperforming their peers.

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    What We're Watching: January 22, 2019

What We’re Watching: January 22,2019

MAKING WAVES IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) entered into value-based agreements with five of the state’s largest...

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    Securing Future Financial Success with Bundled Payments

Securing Future Financial Success with BundledPayments

While there are varying levels of readiness and each provider has their own unique challenges, successful organizations are taking action.

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    Healthcare Forecast: 10 Trends (and Implications) Board Members and Senior Leaders Need to Know

Healthcare Forecast: 10 Trends (and Implications) Board Members and Senior Leaders Need toKnow

Steve Valentine and Guy Masters: Looking forward, we see several key trends emerging that will affect hospital and physician providers. Expenses will continue to...

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    Healthcare In 2019: Five Key Trends To Watch

Healthcare In 2019: Five Key Trends ToWatch

Susan DeVore lays out the five healthcare trends taking shape in 2019.

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    Six Keys to Achieving Your Margin Improvement Goals

Six Keys to Achieving Your Margin ImprovementGoals

Drive improved performance in this dynamic environment with this interactive e-book.

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    The Five Elements of Optimal Care Delivery: Achieving Effective Clinical Alignment

The Five Elements of Optimal Care Delivery: Achieving Effective ClinicalAlignment

Effective clinical alignment is one of the five strategic elements of achieving optimal care delivery.

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    Three Payment Trends to Know For Success in 2019

Three Payment Trends to Know For Success in2019

Health systems need a clear strategy for building the value-based payment capabilities for success.

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    Aligning Value-Based Contracts for Better Performance

Aligning Value-Based Contracts for BetterPerformance

Learn strategies for the strengthening alignment and performance of value-based contracts.

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    What To Expect From Health Care In 2019: Premier CEO

What To Expect From Health Care In 2019: PremierCEO

Susan DeVore, CEO of Premier Inc., on what to expect in healthcare in 2019. Hosted by Pimm Foxx and Lisa Ambramowicz. Full story

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    How the Healthcare Industry Will Change in 2019

How the Healthcare Industry Will Change in2019

Medicare, technology and drug prices may be in focus throughout 2019. Alexis Christoforous speaks with Susan DeVore of Premier Inc. to discuss. Full video

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    What We're Watching: December 11, 2018

What We’re Watching: December 11,2018

SLOWING DOWN CMS actuaries released the Annual Report on National Health Expenditures, America’s barometer on overall healthcare spending. The report should be characterized as...

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    What We're Watching: December 4, 2018

What We’re Watching: December 4,2018

SHORTAGE PROBS A panel of industry experts met last week to discuss the root causes of drug shortages and solutions to the problem during...

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    What We're Watching: November 27, 2018

What We’re Watching: November 27,2018

MAKING PROGRESS HHS released its Year 3 report on the progress of the National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (CARB). Of note, 77...

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    Why Health Systems Need to Strategically Align with Skilled Nursing Facilities Now

Why Health Systems Need to Strategically Align with Skilled Nursing FacilitiesNow

A recent modernization to how CMS will pay providers for skilled nursing facility performance is something health systems should be paying close attention to.

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    What We're Watching: November 20, 2018

What We’re Watching: November 20,2018

WILDFIRES HHS Secretary Azar declared a public health emergency in California, giving Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, providers and suppliers greater regulatory flexibility in meeting...

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    Olympic Marathons: Performance Improvement Initiatives Help to Power the Long Race

Olympic Marathons: Performance Improvement Initiatives Help to Power the LongRace

Organizations on the leading edge are strategically leveraging information technology and data analytics as a key facilitator to continuous performance improvement.

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    Healthcare Costs: The Silver Bullet for Congressional Consensus

Healthcare Costs: The Silver Bullet for CongressionalConsensus

A divided government will create a new political reality with real implications for healthcare. But one thing is for sure.

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    Susan DeVore Discusses the Fate of Healthcare With a Divided Congress

Susan DeVore Discusses the Fate of Healthcare With a DividedCongress

Susan DeVore joined Cheddar TV to discuss the road ahead for healthcare, including implications for healthcare providers.

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    Three "Must-Haves" for Systemwide Transformation

Three "Must-Haves" for SystemwideTransformation

To thrive in today's challenging healthcare environment, organizations need swift, enterprise-wide change in order to accelerate financial, clinical and operational excellence. Premier's Bianca Briola...

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    Data Benchmarks: Three Myths and the Truth Behind Them

Data Benchmarks: Three Myths and the Truth BehindThem

Data benchmarks may seem like old news but they are actually an everyday novelty in healthcare.

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