Premier is a hospital-owned performance improvement alliance of 2,600 hospitals and 84,000 other care sites. It contracts with more than 800 suppliers, and HHS is one of 27 suppliers to receive the Pinnacle Award.
Winners are recognized for their outstanding management of Premier agreements and their drive toward the mutual goal of providing clinical and financial value to the alliance members of Premier.
HHS President of Sales and Marketing, George Levins, accepted the award at Premier’s 2012 Annual Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition in Nashville, Tenn. The award ceremony was held at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center on Thursday, June 7, 2012.
“At HHS, we are always striving to deliver the best services and the best value to our partner hospitals,” Levins said. “We are honored to be recognized by Premier, and we look forward to serving their member hospitals for many years to come.”
The Pinnacle Award rewards Premier’s contracted suppliers that support attainment of mutual goals, drive contract utilization and are committed to performance improvement.
“As providers continue efforts to operate in a high quality, cost-effective environment, HHS has truly been supporting Premier alliance members,” said Mike Alkire, Premier’s Chief Operating Officer. “We’re proud to recognize them as a top-performing organization.”
About Premier, Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient
Premier is a performance improvement alliance of more than 2,600 U.S. hospitals and 84,000-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. http://www.premierinc.com. Stay connected with Premier on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.