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Tufts Medical Center Reduces Non-labor Expenses

July 29, 2008
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Boston, Mass.-based

Tufts Medical Center

has chosen the Charlotte, N.C.-based

Premier

healthcare alliance as its group purchasing performance partner.

The new partnership will employ Premier’s resources including purchasing services, Premier’s field force, technology, tools, consulting, and insurance to help the academic medical center reduce non-labor expenses, says the company.

According to Premier, it has assigned a full-time consulting project manager for two years as well as clinical subject matter experts and other resources, such as Premier insurance management services, to help TMC reduce its non-labor expenses.

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