ChristianaCare Chooses Premier Inc. to Advance Supply Chain Innovation and Operational Excellence

Premier supply chain services and PINC AI performance improvement technology to support enhancing operational, quality improvement and savings opportunities for enterprise

ChristianaCare, one of the nation’s healthcare providers headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, has selected Premier Inc.’s industry-leading supply chain solutions, to drive technology-enabled operational efficiencies, quality improvement and revenue enhancement opportunities across the system.

As a new member of Premier, ChristianaCare joins an alliance of healthcare providers — gaining access to an innovative technology suite, benchmarking analytics and a dedicated team of subject-matter experts proven to safely reduce costs, propel margin improvement and power overall growth. Premier will also work with ChristianaCare to strengthen and accelerate the execution of an evidence-based, technology-enabled, clinically integrated supply chain.

“We are thrilled to welcome ChristianaCare to our membership,” said Andy Brailo, Chief Customer Officer at Premier. “From procurement to overall performance improvement, Premier technology provides our members the transparency, operational efficiency and superior savings necessary to thrive today — and to sustain those gains for the long term. We look forward to partnering with ChristianaCare to drive more innovative, effective and affordable systems of care.”

Through this new collaboration, ChristianaCare will have access to Premier’s supply chain services, including its group purchasing organization (GPO), and PINC AI technology platform. By integrating ChristianaCare’s supply spend with clinical utilization trends and outcomes, Premier technology will pinpoint improvement opportunities and automate manual purchasing processes to allow the health system to achieve the largest return on investment while maintaining optimal patient outcomes.

“ChristianaCare is dedicated to serving our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in health by creating effective and affordable systems of care,” said Jennifer Garvin, Vice President of Supply Chain for ChristianaCare. “Partnering with Premier, with its demonstrated and impactful results for health systems, to improve our supply chain fits well with our commitments to using resources wisely and continuously looking for ways to innovate.”

The financial terms of the collaboration were not disclosed. The collaboration is not expected to materially impact Premier’s fiscal year 2022 financial results.