June 21, 2022 – Premier has named Henry Ford Health, an integrated not-for-profit healthcare system that provides a full continuum of services throughout Southeast Michigan, as a 2022 Premier Alliance Excellence Award Winner.
The Alliance Excellence Award recognizes innovative healthcare providers who demonstrate an unparalleled commitment to healthcare transformation and use Premier as a key partner. Henry Ford Health – which includes five acute care hospitals, two target complex cancer, orthopedic and sports medicine facilities, three behavioral health facilities, primary care and emergency care centers – supports Premier’s strategy and vision through its participation on more than half a dozen committees, including Premier’s Board of Directors Advisory Committee and Strategic Advisory Committee, and SURPASS®, Premier’s highly engaged purchasing program.
In addition, Henry Ford Health leverages Premier’s strategic supply chain services, Remitra™ Procure-to-Pay technology and the full range of PINC AI™ data and technology tools – including INsights clinical intelligence, consulting services and collaborations – for providing exceptional, low-cost care in the communities it serves. Through Henry Ford Innovations (HFI), the healthcare system partners with PINC AI™ Applied Sciences to accelerate the research, testing and development of new products, services, interventions and other novel healthcare initiatives.
Henry Ford Health was selected from Premier’s nationwide alliance of more than 4,400 US hospitals and 225,000 other healthcare providers.
Henry Ford Health continues to deliver strong performance through a data-driven, benchmark-based approach to quality and resource utilization, as well as participation in forward-looking initiatives such as Premier’s Population Health Management Collaborative. The healthcare system has also been at the forefront of increasing the resilience of the healthcare supply chain by investing in DeRoyal Industries and Prestige Ameritech alongside Premier and other members, enabling domestic manufacturing of critical personal protective equipment products ( PSA) has expanded .
Henry Ford Health accepts the Premier Alliance Excellence Award in front of thousands of colleagues during an awards ceremony at Premier’s annual Breakthroughs Conference on June 21, 2022. Previous Premier Alliance Excellence Award winners include Atrium Health (Charlotte, NC), St. Luke’s University Health Network (Bethlehem, PA), McLaren Health Care (Detroit), University Hospitals (Cleveland), Baystate Health (Springfield, MA) , Banner Health (Phoenix), Bon Secours Mercy Health (Cincinnati), Inova (Falls Church, VA) and Texas Health Resources (Arlington, TX).