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September 14, 2015 (Cleveland, Ohio)

National Rural Health Association Names CHAMPS Exclusive Gold Sponsor Partner



Through an exclusive partnership, CHAMPS now offers significant Premier group purchasing savings tailored to the National Rural Health Association and its members.Through an exclusive partnership, CHAMPS now offers significant Premier group purchasing savings tailored to the National Rural Health Association and its members.

“We are committed to helping the rural healthcare community maximize its engagement with Premier,” said Yolandi Myers, vice president of CHAMPS. “CHAMPS understands the everyday challenges in the healthcare supply chain, ranging from staffing to massive cost savings expectations. We have built a customer service model that supports CHAMPS/Premier hospitals' supply chain experts in reaching their goals, and we are pleased about the opportunity to extend Premier's GPO and healthcare solutions to the rural health community through our exclusive partnership with the National Rural Health Association."

CHAMPS maximizes Premier’s relationship by sponsoring National Rural Health Association members access to Premier’s contract portfolio of more than 2,000 agreements and $40 billion in purchasing volume. Through CHAMPS customer service model, rural health facilities receive unparalleled contract management, customized analytics and significant savings opportunities in product categories, including:
  • Medical Supplies
  • Business Supplies
  • Foodservice Distribution
  • Information Technology
“Our members will truly benefit from access to the Premier group purchasing portfolio as well as the service CHAMPS will provide.” said Larry Bedell, executive director, National Rural Health Association. “This relationship will allow our rural facilities to streamline their processes, analyze their purchasing and ultimately save on the products and services they use every day.”

Contact CHAMPS at 216.255.3685 or via email to join Premier’s exclusive partnership with the National Rural Health Association.