Navigation Links
Sysmex America Honored by the Premier Healthcare Alliance for Operational Excellence
Date:6/12/2013

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sysmex America, Inc., the wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Sysmex Corporation, a global leader in medical diagnostic testing equipment and information systems technology, today announces that it is a winner of the eighth annual Pinnacle Award presented by the Premier healthcare alliance.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130612/CG30721LOGO-a)

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130612/CG30721LOGO-b)

Premier, a provider-owned performance improvement alliance of 2,800 hospitals and nearly 100,000 other care sites, contracts with more than 1,000 suppliers.  Sysmex America is one of 15 suppliers to receive the Pinnacle Award this year. Winners are recognized for their outstanding management of Premier agreements and their drive toward the mutual goal of providing clinical and financial value to the alliance members of Premier.

"Sysmex America is proud to receive our eighth Premier Pinnacle Award from the Premier healthcare alliance for supplier quality," said John Kershaw, President and CEO, Sysmex America, Inc.  "We have been a trusted partner to Premier for fifteen consecutive years, and continue to meet their not-for-profit hospital members' expectations for performance and customer service."

Since the award program's inception in 2006, Sysmex America, the only Premier-contracted hematology vendor to ever win the Pinnacle Award, has won a total of eight Pinnacle Awards and one Premier Performance Award.  Premier recently awarded to Sysmex three new contracts in the categories of hematology (Premier and Ascend®) and urinalysis (Premier).  Sysmex services hospitals and healthcare networks, reference laboratories and physicians offices worldwide.

Bonnie Streeter, Corporate Accounts Executive, Sysmex America accepted the award at Premier's 2013 Annual Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition in San Antonio, Texas. The award ceremony was held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center on Wednesday, June 12, 2013.

"As providers continue efforts to drive toward value-based care, Sysmex has been supporting Premier alliance members with high-quality, cost-effective products and services," said Durral R. Gilbert, president of supply chain services, Premier.  "We're proud to recognize them as a top performing organization."

The Pinnacle Award rewards Premier's contracted suppliers that support attainment of mutual goals, drive contract utilization and are committed to performance improvement.

About the Premier healthcare alliance, Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient

Premier is the nation's largest performance improvement alliance of more than 2,800 U.S. hospitals and nearly 100,000 other sites using the power of collaboration and technology to lead the transformation to coordinated, high-quality, cost-effective care. Owned by healthcare providers, Premier operates a leading purchasing network with more than $5 billion in annual savings.  Premier also maintains clinical, financial and outcomes databases based on 1 in every 4 patient discharges.  A world leader in measurably improving patient care, Premier has the largest performance improvement collaborative in America, including one in partnership with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.   Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier also has an office in Washington.  http://www.premierinc.com. Stay connected with Premier on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

About Sysmex America, Inc.

Sysmex America, Inc., the U.S. headquarters of Sysmex Corporation (Kobe, Japan), is a world leader in clinical laboratory systemization and solutions, including clinical diagnostics, automation and information systems. Serving customers for over 40 years, Sysmex focuses on extending the boundaries of diagnostic science while providing the management information tools that make a real difference in clinical and operational results for people worldwide. For more information about Sysmex, please visit www.sysmex.com/us.  Stay connected with Sysmex America on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Sysmex America, Inc.
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Premier Healthcare Alliance [GPO] Re-Signs with Sysmex America, Inc. for 15th Consecutive Year
2. Sysmex America Employee Outreach Recognized for Fifth Consecutive Year
3. Sysmex America Relocates Corporate Headquarters
4. Sysmex and Siemens Renew Global Partnership for Hemostasis Solutions and Services
5. Health Media Network Launches Hispanic & African American Health Networks
6. Pharmapack North America - Event to Cover Drug Security, Track and Trace, Pharmaceutical Packaging Design and Patient Compliance
7. Astellas Signs Distribution Agreement With Tecnofarma For Enzalutamide In Latin America
8. AmeriCares Honors Merck with Power of Partnership Award
9. Nektar Presents Positive Preclinical Data for NKTR-214, a Novel Cancer Immunotherapy, At the 2013 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting
10. Nektar Presents Target-Specific Biomarkers Being Assessed in Ongoing Phase 3 BEACON Study of Etirinotecan Pegol for the Treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer at the 2013 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting
11. Cochlear Americas Receives FDA Approval for the First and Only Ear Level Accessory for Waterproof Hearing with Cochlear Implants
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/8/2019)... , ... October 08, 2019 , ... ... at Western Pennsylvania & Ohio Valley Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. This cutting-edge practice ... All-on-4® full arch dental implants to predictable jaw surgery with 3D ...
(Date:10/8/2019)... ... October 08, 2019 , ... Fresno resident Regina Tanner has been selected by ... donor honoree. Regina will walk alongside the float, Light in the Darkness, during the ... and attorney, became a living organ donor in the fall of 2016 when her ...
(Date:10/8/2019)... ... ... A free, interactive event highlighting innovations and ideas helping people with Parkinson’s live ... innovators and health experts, will display innovations that could help people with Parkinson’s disease ... on October 19 at the Coppertank Event Center in Austin, the event is co-hosted ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:10/17/2019)... ... ... Dr. Parsa Mohebi, the founder of Parsa Mohebi Hair Restoration with ... undergoing a hair transplant that the upcoming holiday season is actually a good time ... time for friends and family and it is also a time that many people ...
(Date:10/15/2019)... ... October 15, 2019 , ... Labeling ... IFU Guidance , **An FDAnews Webinar**, Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 1:30-3:00 p.m. EDT, ... guidance have on new drug applications and biologics license applications? , How will ...
(Date:10/11/2019)... ... 2019 , ... Inland Detox, Inc. has just moved to a new location ... of the Temecula Valley and it’s the perfect place for long-term residential alcohol ... rooms as well as double occupancy rooms, a 2nd home where all treatment takes ...
(Date:10/10/2019)... , ... October 10, 2019 , ... ... Annual Conference, Nutrition 21 was excited to hear the significant results of an ... blood flow impact of Nitrosigine®. The clinical study poster entitled “The Acute Effects ...
(Date:10/8/2019)... ... October 08, 2019 , ... Dr. Amir HagShenas of Silicon ... Jose, CA experience relief from this common and treatable condition. Dr. HagShenas’ goal is ... adults from living with uncomfortable symptoms, including tender and bleeding gums, and to prevent ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):