Premier, Inc.

September 16th, 2021 Innovative Companies


September 2021

Premier, Inc. operates as a healthcare improvement service provider in the United States. The company offers clinical and financial databases, peers, food and drug administration, drug monitoring, access to shortage drugs, health insurance and healthcare consulting.

Focus on Innovation

The primary innovation focus is on the transformation and digitalization of healthcare in the US. For example, the company aims to reduce costs and improve the quality of its services through new developments and optimizations of software-as-a-service (SaaS) software. The Performance Service segment provides integrated data and analytics, SaaS information technology products, consulting, government, and insurance management services. Furthermore, the Supply Chain Services segment operates purchasing pools in the healthcare sector as well as direct procurement activities.

To transform healthcare, the company brings together an alliance of approximately 4,100 hospitals and health systems in the U.S. and approximately 200,000 other providers and organizations. This collaboration plays an important role in the healthcare industry of the future to develop long-term innovations that reinvent and improve the way patients are cared for nationwide.

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