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Premier, Inc. awards agreement to Medefis, Inc. for Workforce Solutions Vendor Management

Nationwide organization of healthcare providers looks to Medefis to enhance their staffing procurement process.

OMAHA, NE – Friday, August 1, 2014 – Medefis, Inc. has been awarded a Premier, Inc. Vendor Management Services (“VMS”) Agreement, designating Medefis as an approved VMS Provider of workforce solutions for the approximately 3,000 hospitals and 110,000 other members of the Premier healthcare alliance.

Through the agreement, Premier will offer the Medefis technology platform to its members in an effort to help control costs, streamline the supplemental staffing process, and improve clinical performance across the entire alliance. This new relationship will offer all Premier members Medefis workforce solutions, which are designed to enhance the end-to-end management of the temporary staffing procurement for nursing, laboratory, therapy, allied healthcare personnel, and physician services.

This relationship will leverage the industry-leading Medefis vendor-neutral VMS technology platform and rely upon its unique expertise as the nation’s largest provider of workforce solutions for healthcare organizations throughout the United States.

Medefis President, Eric Christenson said, “Premier is an exceptional organization and one that is committed to creating efficiencies and delivering excellent patient care and clinical outcomes. We are very excited to be chosen as one of their approved VMS vendors. We consider Premier’s choice of Medefis to be a testament to the quality and performance of our technology and service offerings. Our VMS program will provide Premier members with an integrated staffing-management solution that streamlines and standardizes each facet of clinical staffing from order processing, reporting, invoicing, quality initiatives and payment processing. The result will be improved efficiencies, cost savings, and enhanced quality of care.”

ABOUT MEDEFIS
Medefis, Inc. is a leading provider of workforce solutions, deploying its industry-choice vendor management services (VMS) technology for hospitals and healthcare organizations across the country. Medefis provides centralized, end-to-end management of a healthcare organization’s entire supplemental staffing process and is powered by a proprietary bidding and talent ranking engine that ensures medical facilities receive the best-qualified clinical professionals at a true market rate. Medefis, Inc. has streamlined the process of supplemental staffing for healthcare providers nationwide by offering a convenient, centralized web-based VMS technology and service. Medefis, Inc. is based in Omaha, NE. For more information, visit their website at http://www.medefis.com or contact Stephen Saville, CEO, at (866) 711-6333 x117. Find us on Linked In at http://www.linkedin.com/company/medefis-inc

About Premier, Inc.
Premier, Inc. is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 3,000 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; as well as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, Foursquare and Premier’s blog for more information about the company.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Bryan Groom: bryang@medefis.com
To access this release online, click www.medefis.com