Premier Awards Cardinal Health New Contract for Custom Procedure Trays, Packs and Gowns

MCGAW PARK, Ill. -- Cardinal Health, Inc., a leading provider of products and services supporting the healthcare industry, was recently awarded a new three-year national agreement to provide custom procedure trays, packs, gowns, and related items to members of Premier, one of the nation's largest healthcare group purchasing organizations. Cardinal Health estimates that Premier members will spend about $965 million over the course of the agreement.

The three-year multi-source contract will give Premier's nearly 1,500 hospital members access to the industry's broadest range of packs and trays with Cardinal Health's Presource products and services. Premier members can also obtain a full range of surgical drapes, gowns and other protective apparel through Cardinal Health's Convertors® product portfolio.

"This is a vote of confidence in us and the products and services we provide to health-care facilities nationwide," said Thomas Bro, vice president of Health Systems for Cardinal Health. "We are pleased that Premier continues to demonstrate its faith in our long-term relationship by awarding us with this new contract.

More hospitals across the country use Convertors® products to meet their clinical needs than any other brand. The product portfolio includes drapes and gowns that meet the highest industry standards for barrier protection, along with a full range of nonsterile apparel and ancillary products. Cardinal Health's Presource team offers a complete range of product solutions and works with  providers to contain costs, standardize practices, and streamline their supply chain. 

Source: Cardinal Health, Inc.