RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE: OMI), a global healthcare services company, announced that for the fifth consecutive year it has received the Supplier Legacy Award from Premier Inc., a leading healthcare improvement company. 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 2018 Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition on June 19.
“Owens & Minor has been supporting Premier members for years by offering valuable products, services and solutions that help to improve overall supply chain costs and enhance operating efficiencies,” said David A. Hargraves, senior vice president, Supply Chain, Premier. “They’ve also supported alliance members during periods of increased need at a local level. We’re honored to recognize them as a Legacy Award recipient.”
“At Owens & Minor, we are focused on providing services and solutions that enable healthcare providers to improve their service to a changing healthcare market,” Cody Phipps, chairman, president & chief executive officer of Owens & Minor. “Our long-term relationships with Premier and its members are highly valued by our team. Receiving the Legacy Award for the fifth year in a row is an honor and a testament to our ability to serve the needs of the healthcare market.”
The Legacy Award requires that winners have tenure of more than three years as a Premier contracted supplier.
About Premier Inc.
Premier Inc. is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 3,900 U.S. hospitals and more than 150,000 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 solutions company with integrated technologies, products, and services aligned to deliver significant and sustained value for healthcare providers and manufacturers across the continuum of care. With 17,000 dedicated teammates serving healthcare industry customers in 90 countries, Owens & Minor helps to reduce total costs across the supply chain by optimizing episode and point-of-care performance, freeing up capital and clinical resources, and managing contracts to optimize financial performance. A FORTUNE 500 company, Owens & Minor has annualized revenues exceeding $10 billion, including contributions from Halyard Health S&IP. Founded in 1882, Owens & Minor has operated continuously from its Richmond, Virginia, headquarters. Today, the company now has distribution, production, customer service and sales facilities located across Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S. 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.