RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
& Minor, Inc. (NYSE: OMI), a global healthcare services company,
announced that for the fourth consecutive year it has received the Supplier
Legacy Award from Premier
Inc. Recognized by the Premier members for its long-standing
support, Owens & Minor was praised for exceptional local customer
service and engagement, value creation through clinical excellence, and
commitment to achieving the best cost. Owens & Minor accepted the award
at Premier's 2017 Breakthroughs
Conference and Exhibition on June 29.
"Owens & Minor has supported Premier members for many years with
products, services, and solutions that help them improve performance and
provide more efficient supply chain processes," said Durral R. Gilbert,
president of supply chain services, Premier. "As the healthcare market
has changed, Owens & Minor has taken an innovative and evolving approach
to supporting the Premier alliance, especially at the local level. We're
honored to recognize them as a Legacy Award recipient."
Legacy Award winners must have tenure of more than three years as a
Premier contracted supplier before they are eligible for the Legacy
"Our strategic goals are closely aligned with emerging trends in today's
healthcare market," said Cody Phipps, chairman, president & chief
executive officer of Owens & Minor. "We are focused on providing
services and solutions that connect the world of medical products to the
point of care. We value our relationships and long association with
Premier and its members. We are honored to receive the Legacy Award for
the fourth year in a row."
About Premier Inc.
Premier Inc. is a leading healthcare
improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 3,750 U.S.
hospitals and more than 130,000 other provider organizations. With
integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions,
and advisory and other services, Premier enables better care and
outcomes at a lower cost. Please visit Premier's news and investor sites
About Owens & Minor
Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE: OMI) is a
global healthcare services company dedicated to Connecting the World
of Medical Products to the Point of CareSM by
providing vital supply chain services to healthcare providers and
manufacturers of healthcare products. Owens & Minor provides logistics
services across the spectrum of medical products from disposable medical
supplies to devices and implants. With logistics platforms strategically
located in the United States and Europe, Owens & Minor serves markets
where three quarters of global healthcare spending occurs. Owens &
Minor's customers span the healthcare market from independent hospitals
to large integrated healthcare networks, as well as group purchasing
organizations, healthcare products manufacturers, and the federal
government. A FORTUNE 500 company, Owens & Minor is headquartered in
Richmond, Virginia, and has annualized revenues exceeding $9 billion.
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