Group purchasing organization Premier healthcare alliance awarded new contracts to 4 new medical supply companies.
GHX landed a contract with Premier healthcare alliance to partner on its a "Collaboration Portal," a software system that allows distributors and trading partners to sync up on contract pricing and avoid errors.
Sysmex America landed 3 contracts with Premier healthcare alliance for hematology and urinalysis products, marking the 15th consecutive year of deals with the GPO. Sysmex American is the U.S.-based subsidiary of Japanese diagnostic device company Sysmex Inc.
Premier Diagnostic, a medical imaging and diagnostic company, signed a letter of intent with Siemens (NYSE:SI) to distribute imaging devices in China. The agreement will provide Premier with lease financing for MRI and PET/CT equipment to open another Center for Advanced Diagnostics in the People’s Republic.
Four healthcare systems teamed up to create a collaborative group under Premier Healthcare Alliance, citing $5.4 million in savings.
The Adventist Collaborative Group represents $1.5 billion in supply spend and includes 140 hospitals in member groups in Florida, California, Maryland and Ohio.
Teleflex (NYSE:TFX) will provide the Healthscope Group of Hospitals with the laryngeal mask line from the acquired Australian subsidiary company, LMA PacMed. The contract gives LMA PacMed preferred supplier status for 3 years with an option of an additional 2 years.
The contract for these airway management devices and associated products will go to Healthscope Group’s 46 facilities throughout Australia.