CHARLOTTE, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Premier healthcare alliance today announced new agreements
for orthopedic total joint implants have been awarded to Biomet Orthopedics
Inc. of Warsaw, Ind.,
and Zimmer US Inc. of Warsaw,
The companies join Exactech, a small business enterprise, of
and Stryker Orthopaedics of Mahwah,
Effective April 1, 2012, the new agreements are available to
acute care and continuum of care members of Premier.
About the Premier healthcare alliance, Malcolm Baldrige
National Quality Award recipient
Premier is a performance improvement alliance of more than 2,500 U.S. hospitals
and 81,000-plus other healthcare sites using the power of collaboration to lead
the transformation to high quality, cost-effective care. Owned by hospitals,
health systems and other providers, 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 has worked 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 an office in Washington.
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