Buying group for hospitals changes ways
Under pressure for Congress to create more competition, San Diego-based Premier Inc. says it will change the way it helps about a quarter of the nation's hospitals buy drugs and medical supplies. The group says it will contract with more companies and will limit how much money it accepts from companies that get Premier contracts.
New York Times, Aug. 6, 2002
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