Premier healthcare alliance announces that new agreements for laundry products and services have been awarded to Diversey Inc. of Sturtevant, Wis.; Ecolab Inc. of Saint Paul, Minn.; Gurtler Industries Inc., a small business enterprise, of South Holland, Ill.; Midlab Inc. of Athens, Tenn.; Procter & Gamble Distributing LLC of Cincinnati; Spartan Chemical Company Inc., a small business enterprise, of Maumee, Ohio; State Industrial Products of Cleveland; and Swisher Hygiene Inc. of Charlotte, N.C.
Effective Jan. 1, 2013, the agreements are available to acute-care and continuum-of-care members of Premier.
Premier is a performance improvement alliance of more than 2,700 U.S. hospitals and 90,000 other sites using the power of collaboration and technology to lead the transformation to coordinated, high-quality, cost-effective care. Owned by hospitals, health systems and other providers, Premier operates a leading healthcare purchasing network with more than $4 billion in annual savings. Premier also maintains the nation's largest clinical, financial and outcomes database with information on 1 in 4 patient discharges.