CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Premier healthcare alliance today announced new agreements for integrated platform (chemistry and immunochemistry analyzers, automation, reagents, consumables and service) have been awarded to Beckman Coulter Inc. of Brea, Calif.; Roche Diagnostics Corporation of Indianapolis, Ind.; and Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc. of Deerfield, Ill.
Effective April 1, 2013, agreements with Roche Diagnostics Corporation and Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc. are available to acute care and continuum of care members of Premier. The agreement with Beckman Coulter Inc. is available to hospital market facilities.
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