Encompass bags group purchasing agreements with Premier

December 29, 2018 - United States Of America

Encompass has been awarded new group purchasing agreements with Premier. These include disposable non-sterile protective apparel, VCT anti-embolism stockings, cubicle curtains, tracks and privacy screens, and reusable textiles and textile services. With integrated data and analytics, collaboration and other services, Premier enables outcomes at a lower cost.

The new agreements will allow Premier members, at their discretion, to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Premier for these four different product categories.

"Encompass Group is excited about these four new agreements and we will continue to bring innovative, cost-effective solutions to the Premier membership in all markets served," said Tom Sweatt, executive vice president, health systems for Encompass Group.

Disposable non-sterile protective apparel includes but is not limited to gowns, scrubs, labcoats, infant, patient and behavioral health apparel, bedding, and patient warming.

VCT Anti-Embolism Stockings and Cubicle Curtains, Tracks and Privacy Screens are USA-manufactured in Encompass’ plants in Rockwood, TN and Big Lake, MN.

Reusable Textiles and Textile Services include a wide range of launderable products such as patient bedding and bath products as well as patient apparel. (RR)