Emerge Medical Inc. Added to Premier’s General Orthopedic Trauma Agreement

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--()--The Premier healthcare alliance today announced that Emerge Medical Inc. of Denver, Co. has been added to the general orthopedic trauma agreement. Emerge joins DeRoyal Industries Inc., of Powell, Tenn.; Orthofix, Inc. of The Colony, Texas; and Zimmer US Inc. of Warsaw, Ind.

The agreement with Emerge is effective March 1, 2012, and is available to acute care and continuum of care members of Premier.

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Contacts

Premier healthcare alliance
Morgan Bridges, 704-816-4152

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Emerge Medical Inc. added to Premier’s general orthopedic trauma agreement

Contacts

Premier healthcare alliance
Morgan Bridges, 704-816-4152