NEW YORK, Sept. 24 EC Medical Intelligence, Inc. announcedthat it was recently chosen for a new 3-year contract by Premier PurchasingPartners, L.P., the group purchasing unit of Premier Inc. The agreement,effective May 1, 2008, is available to acute care and continuum of caremembers of the Premier healthcare alliance.
EC Medical Intelligence, Inc. is a solutions company focused on theimprovement of patient safety and quality of care through reduced risk oferror. Currently specializing in the high-risk field of obstetric medicine,EC Medical's expert consultants and professionals craft client-specific riskmanagement solutions to support the implementation of EC Medical's proprietaryclinical decision support software (IPROB(R)). The IPROB(R) providesclinicians interactive, real-time guidance at the patient bedside, and helpsthem to identify potential patient problems early, to intervene swiftly, andto ultimately avert negative outcomes. Donald A. Deieso, Ph.D., Chairman andChief Executive Officer of EC Medical, sees the alliance with Premier as anopportunity to reach out to an important client base, and to offer them aneffective, reliable solution; "As a company committed to providing solutionsthat assure the highest quality of obstetric care, we are delighted thatPremier has afforded us this important recognition and the opportunity toextend our services to their member organizations."
About EC Medical Intelligence, Inc.
EC Medical Intelligence, Inc. provides risk management solutions tohealthcare professionals committed to the improvement of patient safetythrough reduced risk of error. EC Medical incorporates expert consulting andprofessional services with cutting-edge decision support technology to provideits clients with fully integrated, intelligent solutions. Implementingsolutions along the continuum of prenatal, ante partum, labor and delivery,and postpartum care, EC Medical reinforces the highest standard of patientcare in obstetrics. The company is based in Princeton, NJ and in New YorkCity. For more information visit the EC Medical Web site at www.ecmed.com.
About Premier Inc.
Serving more than 2,000 U.S. hospitals and 53,000-plus other healthcaresites, Premier operates one of the leading healthcare purchasing networks andthe nation's most comprehensive repository of hospital clinical and financialinformation. A world leader in helping healthcare providers deliver dramaticimprovements in care, Premier is headquartered in San Diego(www.premierinc.com).
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