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Awards and Recognition

#10 on IDC Healthinsights HealthTech Rankings (2017)

The HealthTech Rankings recognize new benchmarks for the leading global vendors of healthcare IT hardware, software and services.

10 Most Influential D&I Leaders 2022 – Joe Machicote

Joe Machicote, Premier’s Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer (CDIO), has been recognized by Business Beyond magazine for creating a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging with empathy and intention.

2021 NC TECH Awards Winner: Innovative Use of Technology, Analytics and Big Data

The NC Tech Awards is North Carolina's only statewide technology awards program that recognizes innovation, growth and leadership in the tech sector and is presented by the NC TECH (North Carolina Technology Association).

2021 Diversity Impact AwardsTM Top 10 Enterprise-Wide Employee Resource Group Award

Premier's Council on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (CDEIB) was recognized with the 2021 Diversity Impact AwardsTM Top 10 Enterprise-Wide Employee Resource Group (ERG) Award from The Global ERG Network, and was ranked fifth overall. Additionally, Premier's very own Allison Golding, Vice President of Employee Well-being and HR Operations, was recognized with one of only five 2021 Executive Sponsor of the Year awards.

2022 BWB Awards Winner: Digital Medicine

PINC AI™ Applied Sciences (PAS) and AstraZeneca, along with their partner Clinithink, have been chosen as the BWB Awards winner for innovative use of technology-enabled healthcare solutions in the Digital Medicine category. The BWB Awards highlight biology breakthroughs, digital medicine innovation, diversity and inclusion champions, as well as stand-out startups, accelerators and world-class research and development incubator programs in the life sciences community.

Top 25 Women Leaders in Biotechnology of 2022 – Denise Juliano

Denise Juliano, Group Vice President of PINC AI™ Applied Sciences, has been recognized by the Healthcare Technology Report for professional milestones achieved, demonstrated expertise and longevity in the biotech field.

40 Under 40 in Cancer Award – Erika Klump

Erika Klump, Premier’s Technical Product Director, was selected as a distinguished honoree of the ‘40 Under 40 in Cancer” award sponsored by the Lynx Group, Upstream Partners, Swim Across America and the National Community Oncology Dispensing Association. 40 Under 40 in Cancer is an award initiative honoring 40 of the brightest minds and emerging leaders in cancer, under the age of 40. Erika was selected out of 2,260 nominees.

Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces®, 2022-2023

For two years in a row, Premier has been recognized for demonstrating leadership in leveraging innovative employee engagement and recognition tactics by the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces® Awards

The CEO Forum Magazine (Healthcare Technology) – Michael J. Alkire

Each year, The CEO Forum magazine recognizes the top 10 CEOs who are transforming healthcare.

Charlotte Business Journal’s 2023 Women in Business – Angela Lanning

Angela, Premier’s Chief Operating Officer, Healthcare Informatics and Technology Services, was selected as an honoree in Charlotte Business Journal’s Women in Business Awards program. Among 25 honorees this year, Angela was chosen following an editorial review of her career accomplishments and community involvement.

Charlotte Business Journal (CBJ), 2022 Most Admired CEOs, Michael J. Alkire (2022)

Charlotte Business Journal’s CFO of the Year Award – Craig McKasson

The awards program seeks to highlight some of the Charlotte region's brightest financial executives.

Cigna’s Well-Being Award® (2016, 2017, 2019, 2020, 2021)

Cigna Well-Being Award winners are selected based on the core components of their wellness program, including leadership engagement, company culture, strategy and goals, implementation, and employee engagement.

Fast Company World Changing Ideas, AI and Data, 2021 Honorable Mention

Premier’s syndromic surveillance solution was awarded an AI and Data Honorable Mention by Fast Company, recognized as a project that harnesses the power of data, machine learning or artificial intelligence to understand the world and empower change.

Global Excellence in Corporate Governance, Golden Peacock Award, 2020

The Golden Peacock Global Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance was instituted to encourage initiatives in Corporate Governance globally among developed and developing economies covering public undertakings, private undertakings (manufacturing sector/service sector/finance sector) and government/municipal departments.

Gold Stevie® Awards in 2023 American Business Awards®

  • Lifetime Achievement Award – Business Services Industry (Michael J. Alkire)
  • Healthcare Technology Solution (PINC AI™, Premier Inc.’s technology and services platform)
  • Communications Department of the Year (Public Relations Team)

Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevie Awards recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.

Healthcare Informatics Top 100 Company list (2017 ranked 44th, 2018 ranked 38th)

Each year, Healthcare Informatics magazine ranks the top 100 health IT companies by revenue.

“Healthiest Employers of Greater Charlotte” by Charlotte Business Journal (2022 1st place, 2021 2nd Place, 2020 1st Place, 2019 1st Place, 2018 3rd Place, 2017 3rd Place, 2016 3rd Place)

The Healthiest Employers of Greater Charlotte celebrates local companies that embrace the benefits of health and wellness programs in the workplace.

Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America by Healthiest Employers® (2021 49th Place, 2020 14th Place, 2019 12th Place, 2018 46th Place, 2017 87th Place)

The Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America, part of a national program administered by Springbuk, honors the “best of the best” in corporate health and wellness.

Inc. Best-Led Companies of 2021

Premier ranked 155 in Inc.’s inaugural ranking of America’s 250 best-led companies.

Indiana State University’s Distinguished Alumni Awards – Michael J. Alkire

Presented annually since 1957, the Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes alumni who have made significant achievements professionally and within their communities, locally and globally.

JHC Ten People to Watch – Jeff Ashkenase and Anna Ormiston

Anna Ormiston, Head of GPO & Operations for Conductiv and Jeff Ashkenase, Group Vice President, End-To-End Supply Chain for Nexera were named to the Journal of Healthcare Contracting's "Ten People to Watch in Healthcare Contracting" for 2021. Both Conductiv and Nexera are subsidiaries of Premier.

JHC Women Leaders in Supply Chain – Jessica Daley

Jessica Daley, Premier's Chief Pharmacy Officer and Group Vice President of Supply Chain, was named to the Journal of Healthcare Contracting's 2021 "Women Leaders in Supply Chain," recognized for resiliency, collaboration and intentionality.

Best in KLAS

  • Best in KLAS for Value-Based Care Consulting (2016, 2017, 2022, 2023)
  • Best in KLAS for Strategy, Growth and Consolidation Consulting (2017, 2018, 2019)
  • Best in KLAS Overall Healthcare Management Consulting Firm (2017, 2019)
  • Best in KLAS for Enterprise Resource Planning (2017)
  • Best in KLAS for Financial Improvement Consulting (2017)

The Best in KLAS report, released by KLAS research, recognizes software and services companies who excel in helping healthcare professionals improve patient care. All rankings are a direct result of the feedback of thousands of providers over the last year.

LinkedIn 2021 Top Companies in Charlotte

LinkedIn Top Companies: City Edition takes a look at the best companies to build a career in 10 growing U.S. markets, including: Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Minneapolis and Seattle.

A Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient

The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recognizes U.S. organizations in the business, healthcare, education, and nonprofit sectors for performance excellence.

Modern Healthcare's Top 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare List, Michael J. Alkire (2021)

Modern Healthcare Top 25 COOs in Healthcare, Michael J. Alkire (2017, 2018)

Modern Healthcare’s 2018 Up & Comers – Seth Edwards

Seth Edwards, Vice President - Advisory Services was recognized by Modern Healthcare as an Up & Comer in 2018 for his work in the population health space.

Modern Healthcare, Best Places to Work in Healthcare 2021, Conductiv

Modern Healthcare's Best Places to Work in Healthcare is a survey and awards program dedicated to identifying and recognizing the best employers and providing organizations with valuable employee feedback.

National Quality Forum’s John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award (2016)

Each year, the National Quality Forum and The Joint Commission recognize the best examples of individual, local and national efforts to improve patient safety and healthcare quality through the prestigious Eisenberg Awards.

Newsweek’s Most Trusted Companies 2022

Newsweek looked at publicly traded U.S. corporations in 22 industries with $500 million or more in annual revenues and then surveyed 50,000 U.S. residents. Respondents were asked about companies they knew well and were, asked among other things, if they believed individual companies treated their customers fairly, treated their employees fairly and would be good long-term investments. The result is a list of 400 companies Americans trust the most, ranked by industry.

World’s Most Ethical Companies, Ethisphere®, 2007-2023

For 16 years in row, Premier has been recognized for continuing to “understand the importance of leading, making hard but values-based decisions and its overall commitment to integrity” by Ethisphere®, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices.

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