NASDAQ Welcomes Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC) to The NASDAQ Stock Market
NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
(Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced today that trading of Premier, Inc. (Nasdaq:PINC), a
healthcare performance improvement alliance, commenced on The NASDAQ Stock
Market on September 26, 2013.
Premier is a national healthcare alliance of approximately 2,900 U.S.
community hospitals and 100,000 alternate sites using the power of
collaboration and technology to help its member organizations succeed in their
transformation to coordinated, high-quality, cost-effective care. Premier
operates a leading purchasing network and also maintains a clinical, financial
and operational database which encompasses 1 in every 4 U.S. hospital
discharges. Premier's QUEST collaborative is believed to be one of the largest
performance improvement collaboratives in America. Headquartered in Charlotte,
N.C., Premier also has an office in Washington.
"Premier has consistently been an innovative company dedicated to improving
the health of communities throughout the United States," said Nelson Griggs,
Senior Vice President, NASDAQ OMX Corporate Client Group. "NASDAQ is proud to
welcome Premier to The NASDAQ Global Select Market and looks forward to their
continued success in the future."
Premier joins a variety of cutting-edge health care companies that call NASDAQ
OMX home. NASDAQ has been the exchange of choice to over 90 percent of health
care companies that have listed on U.S. markets year-to-date in 2013.
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