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Serving more than 2,100 U.S. hospitals and 53,000-plus other healthcare sites, the Premier healthcare alliance and its members are transforming healthcare together. Owned by not-for-profit hospitals, Premier operates one of the leading healthcare purchasing networks and the nation's most comprehensive repository of hospital clinical and financial information. Palmetto Health is a founding member and one of the owners of Premier.

Premier is a world leader in helping healthcare providers deliver dramatic improvements in care; it is working with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to improve hospital performance through HQID.

Premier is a 2006 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient.