Charlotte, N.C., February 7, 2024 ─ The PINC AI™Advisory team, a division of Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), a leading healthcare improvement and technology company, has been awarded the 2024 Best in KLAS designation for Value-Based Care Consulting. Announced in the 2024 Best In KLAS Awards: Software & Services Report, the award is based on feedback from thousands of healthcare providers KLAS interviews every year. Premier was previously awarded this Best in KLAS designation in 2023 and 2022, as well as in 2016 and 2017.
Working with hundreds of hospitals, health systems and other providers, Premier’s PINC AI™ Advisory team has been a recognized leader in enabling clinicians to succeed in value-based care models such as accountable care organizations (ACOs). The PINC AI™ Advisory team offers a broad range of clinical, financial and operational consulting services, as well as market-leading strategic and performance improvement collaboratives. Its Population Health Management Collaborative and Bundled Payment Collaborative
have helped customers achieve superior quality outcomes and shared savings.
The team of value-based care subject matter experts at Premier leverage regularly-updated, claims-based analytics and benchmarking tools with more than 2.2 million lives. Premier consultants utilize insights from this data to provide in-depth understanding of performance improvement opportunities based on comparative benchmarks and a proven performance improvement methodology.
The PINC AI™ Advisory team also uses tools and forums to rapidly share best practices by networking hundreds of hospitals, health systems and physician groups through its Population Health Management Collaborative and Bundled Payment Collaborative.
“Once again, we are honored to be recognized by KLAS for delivering innovative solutions and services, all of which support our mission to improve the health of communities,” said Leigh Anderson, Premier’s President of Performance Services and the leader of PINC AI™. “I’m proud of this team’s dedication to helping our members prepare for and implement sustainable approaches for success in value-based care and population health payment models. It is critical for the future of our members and this recognition reaffirms that Premier’s PINC AI™ solutions continue to make a difference in communities across the nation.”
“The Best in KLAS awards are based on extensive feedback and evaluations from healthcare professionals across the nation,” said Adam Gale, CEO of KLAS Research. “Winning a Best in KLAS award demonstrates the trust and confidence that healthcare providers place in the winners, and it also helps validate each vendor’s commitment to innovation, quality and customer satisfaction. We are proud to recognize 2024’s Best in KLAS award winners!”
The Best in KLAS designation is awarded only in services market segments that have the broadest operational and clinical impact on healthcare organizations. KLAS Research will present the award at the Best in KLAS Awards Show on March 11, 2024.
Premier, Inc. Forward-Looking Statements
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