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CyraCom Awarded Agreement with Premier for Interpretation and Translation Services

CyraCom becomes preferred provider of language services for Premier Healthcare Alliance members.

PRLog - Sep. 2, 2011 - CyraCom, LLC announced its status as a preferred provider for Premier Purchasing Partners, L.P., the group purchasing unit of the Premier healthcare alliance. Under the terms of the contract, members will have access to specially negotiated pricing and terms for CyraCom’s translation and 24/7 interpretation services, including trained medical interpreters in over 170 languages available over the phone in 15 seconds or less, on average.

The Limited English Proficient population in the U.S. is growing and Joint Commission Standards and Federal Law mandate the provision of language services. By contracting with CyraCom, Premier members will be able to to reduce costs, improve quality, and manage risk in their language services programs.  

CyraCom has previously been recognized as a dedicated partner to healthcare facilities by the American Hospital Association, which exclusively endorsed the company’s interpretation and translation solutions.

“Language services are a critical part of delivering quality healthcare,” stated Stephen McNeil, Vice President of Sales for CyraCom. “We are excited to work with Premier member facilities to help them provide better care for their Limited English Proficient patients.”

CyraCom’s comprehensive suite of language services became available to Acute Care and Continuum of Care Premier Members on July 1st, 2011.

About CyraCom, LLC
CyraCom provides innovative language solutions for healthcare, including Over-the-Phone Interpretation, Video Remote Interpretation, Translation and Localization, and On-Site Interpretation to over 1,500 healthcare clients.  The company is exclusively endorsed by the American Hospital Association for its interpretation and translation solutions and is ISO 9001:2008 quality certified.
For more information, visit www.cyracom.com or call (800) 713-4950 ext. 1.

About the Premier healthcare alliance, Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient
Premier is a performance improvement alliance of more than 2,500 U.S. hospitals and 75,000-plus other healthcare sites using the power of collaboration to lead the transformation to high quality, cost-effective care. Owned by hospitals, health systems and other providers, Premier maintains the nation's most comprehensive repository of clinical, financial and outcomes information and operates a leading healthcare purchasing network. A world leader in helping deliver measurable improvements in care, Premier has worked with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the United Kingdom's National Health Service North West to improve hospital performance. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier also has an office in Washington. http://www.premierinc.com. Stay connected with Premier on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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