Premier Healthcare Alliance Awards American Medical Depot for Promoting Supply Chain Diversity

Of the more than 1,000 suppliers contracted with Premier who are eligible for this award, American Medical Depot is the only organization to receive this distinction
By: American Medical Depot
Susan DeVore, Akhil Agrawal (President AMD), Deborah Williams & Michael Alkire
Susan DeVore, Akhil Agrawal (President AMD), Deborah Williams & Michael Alkire
MIRAMAR, Fla. - Sept. 27, 2013 - PRLog -- Premier Healthcare Alliance honored American Medical Depot on June 12, 2013 with the Diversity Award at its annual Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition in San Antonio, Texas. The award recognizes Premier contracted suppliers who support efforts to increase purchases from diverse suppliers and provide economic development opportunities for communities throughout the U.S.

“We are pleased to receive this prestigious award in recognition of our efforts in promoting supply chain diversity at all levels” said Sukrit Agrawal, Chief Executive Officer of American Medical Depot. “During our 20 year history we have been focused on becoming a role model in promoting equal opportunities and valuing diversity.”

American Medical Depot has “…made great strides in creating and building on diversity programs that benefit their communities, business and the patients they serve," said Durral R. Gilbert, Premier President of Supply Chain Services.

About American Medical Depot

American Medical Depot is one of the nation’s largest diversified health care distribution and information technology companies. Assisting their customer partners, American Medical Depot improves financial and operational efficiencies while enhancing their clinical quality performance. American Medical Depot serves the full spectrum of health care providers including acute, primary, home health and hospice offering a wide range of supply chain centric product and service offerings through its nationwide distribution network.

About Premier

Premier is one of the nation’s largest performance improvement alliances of approximately 2,900 U.S. community hospitals and 100,000 alternate sites using the power of collaboration and technology to lead the transformation to coordinated, high-quality, cost-effective care. Owned by healthcare providers, Premier operates a leading purchasing network that provided members more than $5 billion in savings in FY2012.
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