Agfa HealthCare honored by Premier healthcare alliance for operational excellence
6th annual Performance Awards recognize suppliers for outstanding management of Premier agreements
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- Award focuses on drive towards providing clinical and financial value.
- Agfa HealthCare selected as one of 38 winners from among 800 suppliers.
- Win underscores Agfa HealthCare’s commitment to supporting the needs of both small and large healthcare organizations across the U.S.
Agfa HealthCare today announces that it has won a Performance Award from the Premier healthcare alliance. The Premier Performance Awards recognize contracted suppliers for their outstanding management of Premier agreements and their drive toward the mutual goal of providing clinical and financial value to the more than 2,500 U.S. hospitals that are Premier alliance members.
Meeting and exceeding operational expectations
Each year, Premier chooses from among its more than 800 contracted suppliers for the award. For the 6th annual awards, in 2011, 38 suppliers, including Agfa HealthCare, were honored with a Performance Award. The awards applaud the efforts of these contracted suppliers to meet and exceed operational expectations. To select the recipients, performance data is collected and scored over four successive calendar quarters.
“Agfa HealthCare is proud to be able to provide high-quality digital imaging and healthcare IT solutions,” said Ray Russell, General Manager, Radiology Solutions Business, Agfa HealthCare US. “We remain committed to supporting the needs of both large and small healthcare organizations across the US.”
Agfa HealthCare recognized for supporting alliance members
Russell accepted the award at the 2011 Annual Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition in Nashville, Tennessee. The award ceremony was held at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center on Wednesday, June 15.
“It is imperative for hospitals to operate in the highest quality environment at the best possible cost, and Agfa HealthCare has been able to support alliance members in doing so,” said Mike Alkire, Premier Purchasing Partners President. “We are pleased to recognize it as a top-performing organization.”
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