RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE: OMI), a global healthcare services company, announced that for the fourth consecutive year it has received the Supplier Legacy Award from Premier Inc. Recognized by the Premier members for its long-standing support, Owens & Minor was praised for exceptional local customer service and engagement, value creation through clinical excellence, and commitment to achieving the best cost. Owens & Minor accepted the award at Premier’s 2017 Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition on June 29.
“Owens & Minor has supported Premier members for many years with products, services, and solutions that help them improve performance and provide more efficient supply chain processes,” said Durral R. Gilbert, president of supply chain services, Premier. “As the healthcare market has changed, Owens & Minor has taken an innovative and evolving approach to supporting the Premier alliance, especially at the local level. We’re honored to recognize them as a Legacy Award recipient.”
Legacy Award winners must have tenure of more than three years as a Premier contracted supplier before they are eligible for the Legacy Award.
“Our strategic goals are closely aligned with emerging trends in today’s healthcare market,” said Cody Phipps, chairman, president & chief executive officer of Owens & Minor. “We are focused on providing services and solutions that connect the world of medical products to the point of care. We value our relationships and long association with Premier and its members. We are honored to receive the Legacy Award for the fourth year in a row.”
About Premier Inc.
Premier Inc. is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 3,750 U.S. hospitals and more than 130,000 other provider organizations. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, and advisory and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost. Please visit Premier’s news and investor sites on www.premierinc.com.
About Owens & Minor
Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE: OMI) is a global healthcare services company dedicated to Connecting the World of Medical Products to the Point of CareSM by providing vital supply chain services to healthcare providers and manufacturers of healthcare products. Owens & Minor provides logistics services across the spectrum of medical products from disposable medical supplies to devices and implants. With logistics platforms strategically located in the United States and Europe, Owens & Minor serves markets where three quarters of global healthcare spending occurs. Owens & Minor’s customers span the healthcare market from independent hospitals to large integrated healthcare networks, as well as group purchasing organizations, healthcare products manufacturers, and the federal government. A FORTUNE 500 company, Owens & Minor is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, and has annualized revenues exceeding $9 billion. For more information about Owens & Minor, visit owens-minor.com, follow @Owens_Minor on Twitter, and connect on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/owens-&-minor.