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The Medical Center Receives Supply Chain Excellence Award from Premier Inc.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

The Medical Center has received the Supply Chain Excellence Award from Premier Inc., a leading healthcare improvement company, for its high-value purchasing practices.

“The Medical Center is continuously advancing their supply purchasing strategies and collaborating to share best practices that support Premier alliance members,” said Durral R. Gilbert, president of supply chain services, Premier. “We are thrilled to present them with this honor as they work to provide high-value care in their community.”

One of 33 hospitals and health systems to receive the award this year, The Medical Center accepted the award at Premier’s 2016 Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition in National Harbor, Maryland on June 23.

“As a not-for-profit hospital, we work hard to constantly improve our purchasing strategies in order to provide the highest quality healthcare for patients in our region,” said Jean Cherry, Executive Vice President of Commonwealth Health Corporation, parent company of The Medical Center. “I am very proud of our Purchasing staff and management for achieving this prestigious award.”