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Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics Receives Pinnacle Award from Premier


This morning, Premier Inc., one of the nation’s largest Group Purchasing Organizations (GPO), announced that Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics was one of 13 winners chosen for the Pinnacle Award, out of 720 eligible suppliers, representing the top two percent of healthcare equipment suppliers.

The winners of the annual Pinnacle Award were announced at the 2007 Premier Annual Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition being held at the Swan and Dolphin Hotel in Orlando, Florida.

The Pinnacle Award honors elite suppliers that strive for performance excellence and operational efficiency as well as meet and exceed Premier’s and its members’ expectations on a consistent basis. Winners consistently achieved data scorecard ratings of 95 percent or higher during four successive quarters based on performance data collected throughout the year as well as passed an on-site evaluation by Premier staff.

“This award represents dedication to our customers as well as our collaborative efforts to improve the future of healthcare,” said John Nosenzo, senior vice president and general manager, Americas Region, Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics. “We are extremely proud to be selected amongst an elite group and look forward to continuing our strong relationship with Premier.”

Siemens provides Premier’s membership with a complete line of immunoassay, chemistry, automation, molecular, blood gas and urinalysis solutions including:

-- ADVIA(R) Chemistry Systems - ADVIA 2400, 1800, and 1200

-- Immunoassay Systems - ADVIA Centaur(R) and IMMULITE(R) product families

-- Automation Solutions - ADVIA WorkCell(R) and ADVIA LabCell(R)

-- Urinalysis Products - ADVIA Urinalysis WorkCell, CLINITEK(R) Atlas, Advantus and Status urinalysis instruments, and Mulistix(R) urinalysis reagent products

-- Molecular Products - VERSANT(R) System 340 bDNA Analyzer and reagents, TRUGENE(R) HIV-1 Genotyping Kit and OPENGENE(R) DNA Sequencing System

-- Blood Gas Products - RapidLab(R) 1200 Series as well as RapidLab 800/248/348 analyzers, RapidPoint(R) 400/405, and RapidLink(TM) and RapidComm(TM) Information Management System(s)

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