CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(Premier healthcare alliance today announced a new agreement for spinal implants and related products has been awarded to NuVasive Inc. of San Diego.)--The
NuVasive Inc. joins:
- Aesculap Implant Systems LLC of Center Valley, Pa.;
- Lanx Inc. of Broomfield, Colo.;
- Stryker Spine, a division of Howmedica Osteonics Corp. of Allendale, N.J.;
- US Arthroplasty LLC of Murray, UT.; and
- Zimmer US Inc. of Minneapolis.
Effective July 1, 2012, the agreement is 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 2,600 U.S. hospitals and 88,000-plus other sites using the power of collaboration and technology to lead the transformation to coordinated, high-quality, cost-effective care. Owned by hospitals, health systems and other providers, Premier operates a leading healthcare purchasing network with more than $4 billion in annual savings. Premier also maintains the nation's largest clinical, financial and outcomes database with information on 1 in 4 patient discharges. A world leader in delivering measurable improvements in care, Premier works with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier also has an office in Washington. https://www.premierinc.com. Stay connected on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.