HOUSTON - JUNE 24, 2015 – symplrTM, a leading provider of Software as a Service (SaaS) based healthcare compliance and credentialing solutions, today announced that it has been awarded a national group purchasing contract with Premier, Inc., a leading healthcare improvement company headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. Under the terms of the contract, symplr will offer Premier members a powerful, fully customizable web-based credentialing platform for the automated management and oversight of contractors, volunteers, nursing students, observers, and any other non-employee populations seeking access to their facilities. Premier members will now have the freedom to consolidate processes across multiple departments and design their own credentialing levels to enforce access protocols, adherence to infection control mandates, increase patient safety, and reduce financial risks from non-compliance.
“By teaming up with Premier’s alliance of healthcare providers, we are able to help their approximately 3,400 U.S. hospitals and 110,000 other providers easily manage their compliance and credentialing efforts,” said Matt Read, VP of Sales & Marketing for symplr. “Premier and symplr share a common goal: to help improve the health of communities through best practices and collaboration.”
About Premier, Inc.
Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC) is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 3,400 U.S. hospitals and 110,000 other providers to transform healthcare. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, and advisory and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost. Premier, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient, plays a critical role in the rapidly evolving healthcare industry, collaborating with members to co-develop long-term innovations that reinvent and improve the way care is delivered to patients nationwide. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier is passionate about transforming American healthcare. Please visit Premier’s news and investor sites on www.premierinc.com for more information about the company.
Founded in 2006, symplr is an industry leader in compliance and credentialing Software as a Service solutions that help healthcare organizations mitigate risk and ensure compliance. Formed by the merger of Vendor Credentialing Services, Medkinetics and Payor Enrollment Services, the new company has a single mission: to make healthcare compliance and credentialing simpler for all constituents of the healthcare community. For more information or to contact symplr, visit symplr.com or (866) 373-9725.
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