HERCULES, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 5, 2012) - Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (
In addition, Premier awarded another three-year national agreement to Bio-Rad. This will continue to provide Premier members access to Bio-Rad's line of immunohematology products.
"This agreement provides Premier members with access to Bio-Rad's high-quality, cost-effective, blood group serology testing solutions, both with traditional product lines and automated platforms," said John Goetz, President, Clinical Diagnostics Group at Bio-Rad. "We look forward to continuing our relationship with Premier and providing enhanced value to their members."
About the Premier Healthcare Alliance
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. Premier also maintains the nation's largest clinical, financial and outcomes database with information on 1 in 4 patient discharges. A world leader in delivering measurable improvements in care, Premier works with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Premier also has an office in Washington. For more information, please visit www.premierinc.com.
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (
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