Premier Healthcare Alliance doles out 4 new contracts

February 27, 2013 by Sony Salzman

Group purchasing organization Premier Healthcare Alliance signs a quarter of new supply agreements.

Group purchasing organization Premier Healthcare Alliance awarded 4 new contracts for regional anesthesia, surgical instruments, operating room lights and brooms and instrument containers to a bevy of medical device companies.

All of the new deals became available to acute care and continuum care Premier members Feb. 1.

The contract for regional anesthesia trays went to B. Braun Medical; Becton Dickinson & Co. (NYSE:BDX); Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH); Smiths Medical; and Teleflex (NYSE:TFX).

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The surgical instrument agreement was signed by Aesculap; American Surgical Specialties;, CareFusion; Fischer Surgical; gSource; HNM Medical; J. Jamner Surgical Instruments; Precision Medical Devices; Symmetry Surgical and Teleflex.

The deals for operating room lights and booms went to Maquet Medical Systems; Skytron LLC; Steris (NYSE:STE); and Stryker (NYSE:SYK).