Hospitals to Benefit from New Premier Agreements for High-Level Disinfection Reprocessing

The Premier healthcare alliance announces that new agreements for high-level disinfection reprocessing have been awarded to Hygia Health Services Inc. of Birmingham, Ala.; and ReNu Medical Inc. of Everett, Wa.

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.