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Introducing ProvideGxTM

Guided by 31 Premier member health systems including the company’s National Pharmacy Committee, representing more than 1,000 hospitals across the nation, ProvideGx plans to bring drugs to market from a target list of more than 60 shortage products.
Extension of our already effective and always evolving strategy to eliminate drug shortages
Sourcing and manufacturing expertise is ready today
Zero out-of-pocket investment for members
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
Acurity
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
Adventist Health (Advent FL)
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
Adventist Health (CA)
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
Atrium (Carolinas)
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
Avera Health
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
Banner Health
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
Baycare Health System
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
Baystate Health
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
Bon Secours Mercy Health
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
Fairview Health
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
Geisinger
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
McLaren Healthcare
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
MD Anderson
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
OSF Healthcare
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
PeaceHealth
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
Texas Health Resources
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
UPMC
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
Yankee Alliance
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
Acurity
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
Adventist Health (Advent FL)
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
Adventist Health (CA)
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
Atrium (Carolinas)
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
Avera Health
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
Banner Health
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
Baycare Health System
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
Baystate Health
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
Bon Secours Mercy Health
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
Fairview Health
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
Geisinger
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
McLaren Healthcare
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
MD Anderson
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
OSF Healthcare
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
PeaceHealth
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
Texas Health Resources
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
UPMC
ProvideGx is guided by an advisory committee which includes 20 health systems:
Yankee Alliance

Resources

Press Release

Premier’s ProvideGx™ Program Partners with Amphastar to Provide Seven Shortage Drugs, Most in Emergency, Pre-Filled Syringes

Through its ProvideGx™ program, Premier has partnered with Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to supply to healthcare providers phytonadione injection and emergency, pre-filled syringes.

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Press Release

Partnership Between Premier’s ProvideGx™ Program and Exela Pharma Sciences, LLC, Successfully Resolves National Shortage of Cysteine Hydrochloride

Premier's ProvideGx™ program and its partnership with Exela Pharma Sciences has successfully resolved the multi-year, national shortage of cysteine hydrochloride injection.

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Premier in the News

How Our Health Systems Are Working to Prevent Hospital Drug Shortages

STAT | Premier members discuss how their health systems are working to prevent hospital drug shortages.

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Press Release

Premier’s ProvideGx™ Program to Supply Sodium Bicarbonate Injection to Providers

Premier has partnered with Exela Pharma Sciences to supply sodium bicarbonate injection, a drug that has been in shortage for nearly two years.

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Premier in the News

Two New Ventures Strike Deals with Drug Makers to Combat Generic Shortages

STAT | ProvideGx struck a deal for Fresenius Kabi to make several drugs, including injectable thiamine, lidocaine, and morphine sulfate.

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Premier in the News

Premier’s ProvideGx Enlists Fresenius Kabi to Tackle Drug Shortages

Modern Healthcare | Premier is working with drugmaker Fresenius Kabi to mitigate drug shortages of five injectables.

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Press Release

Premier’s ProvideGx™ Program to Make the First FDA-Approved Version of Cysteine Hydrochloride Available to Providers

ProvideGx is now supplying cysteine hydrochloride injection to providers, a critical drug for pediatric and adult patients that require total parenteral nutrition.

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Press Release

Premier’s ProvideGx™ Subsidiary and Fresenius Kabi Collaborate to Address Drug Shortages for Five Critical Medications

ProvideGx and Fresenius Kabi are collaborating to mitigate national shortages of injectable thiamine, lidocaine, diphenhydramine, hydromorphone and morphine sulfate.

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Premier in the News

Premier Inc. Announces Expanded Effort to Supply Shortage Generic Drugs

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (January 14, 2019) — Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), a leading healthcare improvement company, today announced a company it has established to help ensure health systems have continuous and affordable access to shortage medications, as well as those in categories that lack competition.

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Premier in the News

Baxter and Premier’s ProvideGx™ Subsidiary Collaborate to Address Drug Shortages

Strategic partnership brings a new source of supply to providers, innovating to alleviate the two-year shortage of metoprolol injection.

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Premier in the News

Blood-Pressure Medicine Will be First Product for New Generic Drug Venture

ProvideGx, a new generic-drug venture, will begin supplying metoprolol in the middle of this month, according to executives at Premier, which unveiled the subsidiary last month.

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Education

Dollars wasted. Lives lost.

Our infographic illustrates what drug shortages are really costing health systems and their patients.

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Speak with one of our experts.

Before you face the uncertainty of generic drug access, let’s talk. We’ll show you the hard work that’s already being done for you. Contact us today.
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“Premier has been a strategic partner in our effort to deliver high-value care while achieving our long-term financial goals. We have built a healthcare system that puts the patient front-and-center with regard to every decision we make and every strategic initiative we deploy.”

- Thomas F. Zenty III, CEO of University Hospitals

Leaders who act now can be winners.

The key is to have a comprehensive margin improvement strategy that is focused on reducing variation and costs, while also uncovering new revenue lines to offset diminishing reimbursement. Premier’s five keys to maximizing value are essential to achieve systemic and strategic transformations; alleviate margin pressures; improve efficiency and productivity; and maintain high-quality care.

“Premier has been a strategic partner in our effort to deliver high-value care while achieving our long-term financial goals. We have built a healthcare system that puts the patient front-and-center with regard to every decision we make and every strategic initiative we deploy.”

- Thomas F. Zenty III, CEO of University Hospitals

Leaders who act now can be winners.

The key is to have a comprehensive margin improvement strategy that is focused on reducing variation and costs, while also uncovering new revenue lines to offset diminishing reimbursement. Premier’s five keys to maximizing value are essential to achieve systemic and strategic transformations; alleviate margin pressures; improve efficiency and productivity; and maintain high-quality care.