8 July 2013, Iselin, NJ – Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions, today announces that it has been presented the Pinnacle Award by the Premier healthcare alliance. This award recognizes suppliers exceeding operational and quality expectations.
The Premier healthcare alliance acknowledged Ansell for its commitment in supporting the attainment of mutual goals of providing clinical and financial value to Premier alliance members, driving contract utilization, and performance improvement. Jeff Jeffords, US National Account Manager for Ansell, accepted the award on behalf of the company at Premier’s 2013 annual Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition in San Antonio, TX.
“This recognition is additional validation of the commitment of Ansell to extending value, matched with exceptional service,” says Jeffords. “Through the Ansell Guardian® platform, our goal is to position Ansell as part of the solution in reducing hospital acquired infections and increasing the level of safety for patients and employees.”
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. Ansell is one of only 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.
“As providers continue efforts to drive toward value-based care, Ansell 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.”
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