Bloodbuy selected to showcase its cloud-based blood product procurement platform at Premier Inc.’s annual Breakthroughs Conference
Dallas, TX, June 22, 2016 - Bloodbuy’s cloud-based blood product procurement platform is one of fourteen medical innovations that was showcased in front of thousands of healthcare providers at Premier Inc.’s 2016 Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition on June 21.
Bloodbuy’s technology was featured during the conference’s annual Innovation Celebration. The event recognizes advances in healthcare while highlighting industry suppliers committed to innovation and improving patient outcomes.
“Bloodbuy shares Premier’s commitment to providing valuable products to our alliance members that are safe, high-quality and cost-effective,” said Durral R. Gilbert, president of supply chain services, Premier. “We believe these innovations can benefit providers as they work to transform healthcare.”
Clinicians and other health system members of Premier selected Bloodbuy to be showcased at the Innovation Celebration due to its uniqueness, ability to have an impact on unmet clinical needs and potential to improve patient care.
Bloodbuy is filling a void in the blood supply chain by leveraging cloud-based technology to connect blood product suppliers to hospitals and health systems in real-time – ensuring the efficient distribution of lifesaving blood products to patients in need.
“It is a tremendous honor to be selected by Premier’s member committees to participate in this year’s Innovation Celebration,” said Christopher Godfrey, Founder & CEO of Bloodbuy. “This serves as significant validation of the value we are bringing to healthcare provider organizations all across the country, and the blood supply ecosystem at large.”
Any supplier, regardless of whether the company is contracted with Premier, can be considered for participation in the Innovation Celebration. Premier contracts with more than 1,100 suppliers.
About Premier, Inc.
Premier Inc. is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 3,600 U.S. hospitals and 120,000 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.
Bloodbuy is a Dallas, Texas-based healthcare information technology company that develops and operates a cloud-based platform connecting hospitals and blood centers. The company’s technology works to address the uneven geographic distribution of available blood supply in real-time, and promotes price transparency by publishing blood product cost averages and other key market indicators for network participants. Bloodbuy facilitates enhanced interconnectivity and information exchange, driving greater efficiency in the exchange of blood products between blood centers and hospitals. To learn more, please visit www.bloodbuy.com