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Premier Inc. and 15 Leading Health Systems Invest to Expand Domestic PPE Production Through Prestige Ameritech
(Premier, May 26, 2020) 

Premier and 15 of its members acquired a minority stake in Prestige Ameritech, the nation's larget domestic producer of face masks, as well as other personal protective equipment (PPE); Move represents a long-term strategy to invest in or partner with suppliers that source from multiple regions as well as domestic markets to help ensure that a greater proportion of healthcare products are insulated from shortages and available in times of need. Read more>

GPOs on the front lines of healthcare
(The Journal of Healthcare Contracting) 

Admist an ever-changing healthcare landscape, one thing has remained constant: the value that healthcare group organizations (GPOs) provide to hospitals, other healthcare providers, and the patients they serve. Hospitals, nursing homes, physician practices, and other healthcare providers are constantly being asked to do more with less. And year after year, GPOs have found new and innovative ways to help providers save money while enhancing the quality of care they provide. Read more