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ArjoHuntleigh receives Premier, Inc. award for operational excellence

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ADDISON, Ill., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ArjoHuntleigh today announced that it is a winner of Premier, Inc.'s Supplier Legacy Award in the pediatrics category, for their hand-held dopplers.

Premier, a leading healthcare improvement company uniting an alliance of approximately 3,000 U.S. hospitals and 110,000 other providers, contracts with more than 1,100 suppliers.

ArjoHuntleigh is one of 13 suppliers to receive the award this year. Winners are recognized for their long-standing support of Premier members through exceptional local customer service and engagement, value creation through clinical excellence and commitment to lower costs.

"We're honored by this prestigious award," said Rick Lytle, President ArjoHuntleigh North America. "And receiving such recognition is a testament to the tireless efforts of our field personnel, and Diligent® Guaranteed Solutions team; who continuously deliver on ArjoHuntleigh's Diligent safe patient handling value proposition to enhance healthcare worker safety, reduce never events and improve patient mobility."

Geoffrey Rohrer, National Accounts Director, accepted the award at Premier's 2014 annual Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition in San Antonio. The award ceremony was held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center on Wednesday, June 11.

"ArjoHuntleigh has been supporting Premier members for years offering valuable products and services that help to lower supply chain costs and improve operating efficiencies," said Durral R. Gilbert, President of supply chain services, Premier. "They've also supported alliance members during periods of increased need at a local level. We're honored to recognize them as one of the first Legacy Award recipients."

For questions related to this press release, please contact: Rick Lytle, President North America


Phone: 630 785 4727

For any other questions, please contact: Harald Stock, President & CEO


Phone: +46 10 335 4768


About ArjoHuntleigh
With 5,300 employees worldwide, ArjoHuntleigh is serving the needs of acute and long-term care providers in more than 100 countries. ArjoHuntleigh focuses on preventing the Preventable including pressure ulcers, blood clots, patient falls and caregiver injuries. ArjoHuntleigh offers a broad range of integrated solutions for the care of people with reduced mobility and related conditions, with the aim to enhance the quality of care in elderly care facilities, hospitals and other healthcare environments. ArjoHuntleigh is part of Getinge Group with equipment, service and technologies supplied under the brands ArjoHuntleigh for patient handling and hygiene, disinfection, DVT prevention, medical beds, therapeutic surfaces and diagnostics, GETINGE for infection control and prevention within healthcare and life science and MAQUET for surgical work places, cardiopulmonary and critical care.

More information about ArjoHuntleigh can be found at

About Premier, Inc.
Premier, Inc. is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 3,000 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; as well as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, Foursquare and Premier's blog for more information about the company.

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