University Hospitals wins 2018 Premier Alliance Excellence Award

Friday, June 22, 2018

Northeast Ohio health system nationally recognized by Premier Inc. for advancing innovative care delivery practices

NASHVILLE, TENN. & CLEVELAND (June 21, 2018) Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), a leading healthcare improvement company, has named University Hospitals (UH), an integrated academic health system in northern Ohio, the winner of the 2018 Premier Alliance Excellence Award.
 
UH, which combines a network of 18 hospitals, more than 50 outpatient health centers and 200 physician offices, won the annual award for exemplifying the highest level of industry innovation and advancements in delivering high-quality, cost-effective care. The health system was selected from Premier’s nationwide alliance of approximately 3,900 U.S. hospitals and 150,000 other provider organizations.
 
“UH has taken a leadership role in accelerating innovative scientific and medicinal breakthroughs that enhance the lives of the 1.2 million patients across their community,” said Susan DeVore, president and CEO of Premier. “Premier is proud to present UH with the 2018 Premier Alliance Excellence Award. Their focus on high-reliability medicine, lean care delivery practices and community-based care models, as well as their approach to teaching and research to advance the science of health, has created new standards of care not only for Premier alliance members to follow but for the healthcare industry overall.”

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