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June 29, 2015 11:08 ET

Premier, Inc. Awards National Contract to symplr

Leading Healthcare Compliance, Credentialing Solution Now Available to Premier's Extensive Healthcare Alliance

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - Jun 29, 2015) - symplr, a leading provider of Software as a Service (SaaS) based healthcare compliance and credentialing solutions, today announced that it has been awarded a national contract with Premier, Inc., a leading healthcare improvement company headquartered out of Charlotte, North Carolina. Under the terms of the contract, symplr will offer Premier's members a powerful, configurable web-based credentialing platform for contractors, volunteers, contract nurses, student nurses, staff, observers, and other populations seeking access to their facilities. Premier members will now have the ability to standardize credentialing processes across multiple departments to enforce access protocols, adherence to infection control mandates, increase patient safety, and reduce the financial risks from non-compliance. 

"By teaming up with Premier's alliance of healthcare providers, we are able to help their more than 3,400 U.S. hospitals and 110,000 other providers easily manage their compliance and credentialing efforts," said Matt Read, VP of Sales & Marketing for symplr. "Premier and symplr share a common goal: to ease the burden of compliance while improving patient and staff safety.

About Premier, Inc.
Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC) is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 3,400 U.S. hospitals and 110,000 other providers to transform healthcare. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, and advisory and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost. Premier, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient, plays a critical role in the rapidly evolving healthcare industry, collaborating with members to co-develop long-term innovations that reinvent and improve the way care is delivered to patients nationwide. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier is passionate about transforming American healthcare. Please visit Premier's news and investor sites on www.premierinc.com for more information about the company.

About symplr
Founded in 2006, symplr is an industry leader in compliance and credentialing Software as a Service solutions that help healthcare organizations mitigate risk and ensure compliance. Formed by the merger of Vendor Credentialing Services, Medkinetics and Payor Enrollment Services, the new company has a single mission: to make healthcare compliance and credentialing simpler for all constituents of the healthcare community. For more information or to contact symplr, visit http://www.symplr.com/ or (866) 373-9725.

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