Calendar of Events--Dates of upcoming committee meetings and other events of interest to members and suppliers.
Contract News--the latest on contract launches, extensions, updates and other news from Seagate Alliance and Premier, Inc
Safe Patient Handling Act News--The 2014 New York State Budget contains a provision that requires hospitals and other healthcare organizations to establish facility-specific safe patient handling and mobility programs by January 1, 2017. Read More Here.
News on the Physician Payments Sunshine Act--Information to be made available to the public on September 30, 2014, with a pre-posting review period by physicians and teaching hospitals to run from July 14, 2014 to August 27, 2014. Seagate Alliance members: click here to read more. (Log-in required). JVC members: click here to read more.
CONGRATULATIONS! to Chris Kriner, Supervising Chef at Nicholas Noyes Memorial Hospital for a top-10 finish in Premier Inc.'s Annual Culinary Creations Contest for 2014. Chris's dish of Roasted Sweet Potato and Sausage Soup with Fresh Kale was judged by a group of Premier member chefs to be among the best of the best at Premier's Annual Breakthroughs Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Way to go Chris! For more information, click here.
Group Buys through Premier, Inc.--News on the latest and upcoming Group Buys from Premier, Inc. Group Buys are coordinated, limited-time, volume driven purchasing opportunities that offer savings beyond regular contract pricing. Please note that you must have a Premier, Inc. log-in ID to access this information.
Express Buys through Premier, Inc.--News on the latest Express Buys from Premier, Inc. Express Buys are short-term, deeply-discounted offers. Please note that you must have a Premier, Inc. log-in ID to access this information.
Sysco Acquisition of US Foods--President Diane Ashley's message on the Sysco acquisition of US Foods and the transition to Sysco.
SUPPLY DISRUPTION--Advanced Sterilization-Gas Plasma Sterilization--Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP) has announced a supply disruption for item 14324 STERRAD CYCLESURE 24 Biological Indicator on contract PP-OR-819. Please note that you must logged in to the Seagate-RRHA/JVC website user to view this information. If you're not a registered user, click here to sign up.
IV Drug Shortage Update from Premier, Inc.--the latest news on the ongoing efforts to manage the current nationwide IV drug shortage. Please note that you must logged in to the Seagate-RRHA/JVC website user to view this information. If you're not a registered user, click here to sign up.
Premier Portfolio Books--Premier's portfolio books provide members a view of supplier offerings in a particular area of focus. Categories include: Cardiovascular, Surgical, Nursing, Clinical laboratory; Diversity; Facilities and Environmental Services; Human Resources; Imaging and Radiation Oncology; IT Services; Materials Management; Pediatric Services; Purchased Services. Please note that you must have a Premier, Inc. log-in ID to access this information.
GPO Declaration/Designation Forms--forms for potential members to complete designating Premier, Inc. as their GPO. Please note that you must be logged in to the Seagate-RRHA/JVC website user to view this information. If you're not a registered user, click here to sign up.
Advocacy News: Protect America's Healthcare--Your community hospitals need your help. We're fighting to protect high-quality health care for all Americans. Join our efforts to protect patient care. Learn more here.